How November Whizzed By…

A Family of Scorpios and My Non-Existent Asana Practice November 1: Happy Birthday Rahul and Leila November 7: “He won,” Maher exclaims as I walk in. “Now I’m ready to move to America!” he winks. “But I don’t want to go to America on the Mayflower,” Rahul says. “If we go to Plymouth, America, we … Continue reading How November Whizzed By…

NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

My friend’s wife, Maria, was on bed-rest for the last few months of her twin pregnancy. They live in Cyprus. I’ve been checking in with them on Skype, every other Thursday. It gets down to numbers – be it weeks, days, weight, length, or contractions. ------ “30 weeks. Woooo hooooo!” “So far so good! Maria … Continue reading NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

Thoughts on Learning 3 Languages: A Guest Post by Catherine Walter

(As part of our series: A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering) ------- Catherine Walter: I'm a mom of twins living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I grew up in NYC and spent most of my formative years there although I was born in Warsaw, Poland. My husband is German. And my identical … Continue reading Thoughts on Learning 3 Languages: A Guest Post by Catherine Walter

Mum Connections

(First posted at How Do You Do It? as part of the "Food, Cooking, and Eating" Theme week. A month ago, we had dinner at the Calgary Airport. What better restaurant to have our last meal in oil and beef-heaven than at a steakhouse? The waitress greets us with a cheery smile, asks us … Continue reading Mum Connections