Eleven-year-old Catilin Burke found herself acting as midwife for her baby sister’s birth, earlier this month. Her mother’s labor started as she was getting ready for school. Caitlin called an ambulance for her mom, Tara Knightley, but her little sister was in a hurry to meet her.
With some guidance, Caitlin caught Elsa-Monet, at 7:17am, as she entered the world. Caitlin then unraveled her sister from the cord, which she was wrapped in, and handed Elsa-Monet to her mother. … Keep Reading!!!
When you’re pregnant, there’s always a chance of things not going as planned. Usually a quick labor would still involve being close to your support, or at least having 911 on call. 30,000 feet in an air, over the Pacific Ocean you have none of that support. Luckily, for a mom-to-be on a recent flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles a pediatrician was returning from her honeymoon on the same flight.
Dr. Angelica Zen was coming back from Bali when … Keep Reading!!!
A couple months ago our kids decided to share a room. Since it was our daughter’s room for so long all the décor was chosen by her and we’ve been trying to find something to add to the room that could include our son. Minted.com offered so many beautiful wall art prints it was hard to narrow it down but in the end we went with an 11X14 print of Rules to Live By with a beautiful Distressed Charcoal Stain … Keep Reading!!!
I spent my 27th birthday in what has now become one of my very favorite cities in the world.
I woke up to a completed 27th year to discover Aram was on the road to recovery from his epic illness, which was the best present I could have asked for. We made our way to breakfast at More Quarters to find a tower of handcrafted cupcakes (complete with edible sparkles) waiting for us at our table, with a note … Keep Reading!!!
Happy Fourth Birthday Aram!
You are so so loved.
On this day, you had your (very scary) early start at life:
But look at you now!
NOW THAT is worth celebrating!
My dad turned 63 this week!
I’ve received so many lovely responses from his Valentine’s Day letter to me.
I know people liberally use the term “greatest dad in the world,” but mine really is great.
Here are some of the reasons I think this:
I’ve been dying to take Brian to a Speakeasy.
We have heard great things about The Edison in downtown Los Angeles.
Earlier in the day Brian Surprised me with some of my favorite things:
Then off we went to The Edison.
It’s in the basement of the Higgins building, which still hosts the first generator in Los Angeles.
We entered through a back alley. And walked down a few flights of stairs to enter.
They kept with … Keep Reading!!!
I’m taking the day off to celebrate my birthday with my boys!
Birthdays make commoners celebrities for a day. I am taking this role seriously.
Sunglasses must be worn indoors and at night.
I also gave Brian my requirements for
our bathroom My dressing room:
December 17th Samuel turned FIVE!
I can’t believe it!
We had a party at my parents’ house!
My grandma came because she never misses a hot party.
My niece came because Samuel LOVES her (She’s 5’11” and looks like a supermodel, I can’t really blame him)
and all of his boy cousins showed up.
Even my cousin Whitney and her husband Bryan showed up with their adorable daughter Declyn! Whitney knitted him an adorable hat for his birthday in his … Keep Reading!!!