NYC with the Family

      We recently went back to NYC as a family. I sold it as a babymoon and me and the kiddos tagged along on David’s work trip. It was our first time returning to New York since we had moved, but it felt so homey. As much as I love our new life … Continue Reading

Party of Five

Here We Go Again   WHOA, yooo, here we go again!? We are full of emotion and  very excited for Maya and Isaiah’s little sister to join our family. They are both stoked and Maya has come up with some pretty interesting name choices. David and I are both the youngest of four and always … Continue Reading

Easter Decor

An Easter Table for the Family Anyone else change their table setting for every holiday, season or mood? I feel like if my husband finds another new napkin ring or place mat he is turning me in to Homegoods anonymous. I admit it, I love a good Homegoods spree and they have the cutest decor … Continue Reading

Rainy Day in NYC

A Day at the New York Public Library   Today we woke up to gray clouds and heavy rain. To be honest, I’ll take any excuse to be indoors, separating ourselves from the scorching heat and thick humidity. I will also take any excuse to be out of the apartment and not cooped up with … Continue Reading

Pesto Pasta Recipe for Kid’s

Maya’s Pesto Pasta Recipe     Recently my daughter has been showing a lot of interest in cooking.  When I am making dinner, she likes to help with mixing ingredients and pushing the buttons on the mixer. Since she was a baby, Maya has always loved pesto. We’ve been making it so long, she now … Continue Reading

Our Adventures Across the Brooklyn Bridge

  Walking the Brooklyn Bridge with Kids I had this vision once we’d moved to NYC of exploring all the boroughs, tackling every movie-esque attraction, and taking the city by storm. I was easily distracted by those ideals one evening as a stale cheddar bunny fell from my bra. Instantly, I recalled the two toddlers I schlep … Continue Reading

Things For Free in NYC

Activities for free in NYC? Does it exist?! It’s no secret that New York City can be an expensive place to raise a family or visit for vacation. However, after almost ten months “Maneuvering Manhattan”, I’ve found some great outdoor spots for entertaining the kids and spaces big enough for the stroller. Beep, Beep COMING … Continue Reading

Puerto Rico With Kids

      Up Up and Away   In my previous post, Flying With Kids, I stated, “you win some, you lose some” and my flight to Puerto Rico, I got the gold. It could be that the kids actually loved me and they knew mommy needed their best performance, or mere luck that it was … Continue Reading

Athleisure

Walk This City  Sweatshirt: Honey Punch // Leggings: Free People // Sneakers: Nike Air Max “Athleisure, you make my daaaaaaaay…”, (Dave Chapelle as P.Diddy voice). As if a mom’s plate isn’t overflowing with tasks and unscheduled dentists appointments, finding a perfect balance in our daily attire is an additional side dish. Speaking as a mom without … Continue Reading

Flying With Kids

Tomorrow the kids and I are headed to the Caribbean for spring break. Some people think I am crazy to travel solo with two toddlers, and half the time I question my sanity as well. Thankfully I’ve had a lot of practice going back and forth from Tokyo to the states and finally have a … Continue Reading