The Ache: For anyone who has said good-bye or moved far away, you get this

 On Monday night we boarded a redeye flight from California to Guatemala. We’ve done this numerous times before, the difference being this time the little baby we thought would sleep was wide awake. We sat on the runway for a while before being giving the clear to take off. As she stared out the windowRead more

Dear Mija {12 months}: Birthday Celebrations in Two Countries and My Three Words For You

If your new here, these are series of letters I started writing to my daughter before she was born. This was the first one, and this is one her Daddy wrote her. I wrote about her birth story here  and I seem to write a lot about raising a bilingual and bicultural daughter and hardestRead more

Anthropolgie Hooks and Feeling at Home

  I was going through and organizing and deleting old photos on my computer the other night (anyone else ever do that?) and I realized it was exactly a year ago this week that we were moving. I’ve written about it before. We moved twice last year. Granted it was just 2 blocks away while we did aRead more