Yearly Archives: 2009

the first (confinement) month

well, we have officially made it through the first month of kaylah’s life.  while we chose to go western-style for prenatal and delivery care… the postpartum period was all chinese-style.  That means the first month after delivery is 坐月子 “zuo yuezi”.  Literally translated, it means sitting the first month, others have translated it as the […]

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giving birth in China

it’s been just about a month now since giving birth to our second baby, and i am slowly emerging from the fog of having a newborn.  some people can’t believe we delivered a baby in china – though i imagine it’s not *that* uncommon of an occurrence here. =)  but for those of you who […]

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just a couple for now…

hard to believe my baby is almost 2 weeks old already. time is going by fast.  we’ll be leaving shanghai in a few days and head back to our home in ningbo.  things just keep changing… so in the midst of everything, still trying to capture a few moments.

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a week ago…

we welcomed this lovely baby girl into our family. welcome to the world kaylah. and 7 years ago, today, marks the beginning of this family, when me and luke got married. happy anniversary dear. =) the number 7 marks a sense of completeness or perfection – appropriate now that our family is further completed. more […]

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eclipses and expos

well, we are in the middle of our second week in shanghai, waiting for baby to come.  baby has not decided to come yet, so in the meanwhile, we are out and about exploring shanghai. with the expo 2010 coming to shanghai, you see the expo mascot “haibao” all over the city.  like this giant […]

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