Category Archives: life

welcome

we are overjoyed to welcome our new little one, isabella, to our family.  she arrived quickly and smoothly just a couple days after my last post.  lovely and perfect. thank you to everyone for all your well wishes! these were taken at 5 days old.  many more photos to come…

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waiting

dear baby, we have been in shanghai for almost 2 weeks now, awaiting your arrival. popo (your grandma) arrived from the US a couple days ago too.  every day we tell you that you can come out now, but maybe you are having too much fun inside mama’s tummy?  well let me assure you there […]

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a new year

happy chinese new year everyone! it is now the year of the rabbit (i.e. 兔 pronounced “tu”). we are staying in Shanghai right now, awaiting the arrival of baby #3  (we will be delivering in Shanghai).  until she comes, it’s also a nice little family vacation for us, as it conveniently coincides with the CNY […]

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my snow baby

last week, we got snow for the second time this winter.  (see my excitement about the first one here)  this time it snowed for more than 2 days straight, with at least 4 inches accumulation.  hannah’s school shut down twice (but ironically, not on the day that had the most snow and probably most dangerous). […]

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wonder

it’s been a bit quiet on this blog. the past few weeks, we’ve been a bit buried with sicknesses, trying/wanting to plan different Christmas festivities (but then scrapping half of it because we were too sick), and other unexpected things that i can’t really remember at the moment. *but* in the midst of it, a […]

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