Life as a New Mom – 2 Month Update

Life as a New Mom – 2 Month Update
It's been two months now since my baby girl was born (24th) and my life changed forever. Becoming a new mom actually feels more like getting a new life rather than it changing. The first month was very hard. The second has been way better. (more…)

Weekly Small Pleasures #123

Weekly Small Pleasures #123
The last time I posted a "Weekly Small Pleasures" I was about 38 weeks pregnant. Today my baby girl is 3 weeks and 2 days. It has been a rollercoaster in the last few weeks but I'm ready to include some of the small pleasures as of late. This week I finally started to get a little bit more time and a bit more rest as my baby girl is kinda starting to get into a

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014
In the past, I blogged about all the beds I slept in around the world from 2008 to 2013. I think it's time for round two because there's been a lot of them including three moves across states. Amongst the beds around the world where I visited the REM world include a basement apartment, a few B&Bs, a few hotels, lots of Airbnbs, hometown bedrooms, a spiritual pilgrim retreat, a car, and an airplane. (more…)

Pregnancy Update: 32 Weeks

Pregnancy Update: 32 Weeks
It's been four weeks now since I announced my pregnancy at 28 weeks. So, four weeks later, here's a pregnancy update, including the same fun questionnaire as last time. (more…)

Weekly Small Pleasures #115

Weekly Small Pleasures #115
Skipped a week, so I'll include things from the last two weeks. I keep this up because it is quite nice to look back to the nice moments during the week, however small. No matter how hard things get, there is always something to be grateful for.  (more…)

Big (little) News!

Big (little) News!
I guess it's about time I tell you guys the news. A little baby girl is joining us! Yes, I'm pregnant. And I've just made it to the third trimester. Seemed like a good time to announce it over here. I also wondered whether or not to even announce it since it feels like something very personal. But I figured I normally announce big changes in my life here, mostly moves, and I have gotten

Weekly Small Pleasures #112

Weekly Small Pleasures #112
Not many new pleasures have popped up in the last couple of weeks, but I've had some nevertheless. Some may sound familiar as they are repeats from the past but they remain small pleasures. I keep finding how nice it is to look back and realize the small pleasures of the week, as well as notice them during the week and jot them down for this post as I sometimes do. I've read a lot