Not a month after I have given birth I felt uneasy about my hair. I felt like I was ready for a change. See, I have kept my mane long for three years and remember that the only adventurous style I went for was a layered cut. Other than that, the occasional trims and blow […]
Blank slate. Fresh start. I find it tremendously thrilling flipping the sheets of a new calendar. Every new year offers a symbolic chance to renew, revitalize, and improve. All the rituals of welcoming the new year, I take pleasure in participating in. The fireworks, the jumping, and the proverbial pansit are my favorite. While the […]
So, it has been two months since we had a proper night’s rest. So, it has been two months since I took a long warm shower. So, it has also been two months since I’ve gone from deliriously exhausted to deliriously overjoyed. Some days, I feel like just a kid who had a kid. Sometimes […]
It’s the last chance to make good on 2017 resolutions (if any) and wrap up any unfinished business for the year. It’s December: where days are shorter and the stars, angels, and pines have found their way again on windowsills. Ah December, the last and most festive month of the calendar year. The month with […]
According to our Hebamme, who I’d really rather call Eli’s fairy godmother, to create a structure in an otherwise disorganized day of a newborn, a daily walking schedule must be institutionalized (her words, not mine). And so we did. Or I try. Everyday between 11 am to 2 pm, I take the baby out for […]
Hi, I'm Nina. I like stories and taking long walks. Sometimes I write about those here.