Uninterrupted Block Play

Do you have a busy body, too? It seems like I JUST had the great idea of Baby in a Box and now my little one is ready to explore uncharted territory. Today, her dad was playing with her and he built this car out of our blocks. When he was finished, I came into…

Baby in a Box

Our vibrant daughter is now 6 months old and will turn 7 months on the 23rd of March. It’s incredible how much she is growing, learning, exploring. She is able to sit up with assistance, but she is quite bored of uninterrupted play on her stomach or back. She can’t crawl yet, so she gets…

The Privilege of Choice

I believe in public schools. My mother’s service to others as a public school teacher at a center-based special education school as well as Jonathan Kozol ‘s work in educational inequality and social justice made a huge impact on me at a young age. I vowed to myself that I would always serve underprivileged children…

Honoring My Daughter

Today was a very special day. My almost seven month old daughter laughed for me for the very first time. It was around 8pm and she was a little over tired. Her daddy was holding her (she has laughed for him many times) and I bent down to pick something off the ground. As I…

Cultivate Kindness

Take a moment to think about what kindness means to you. Do you try to cultivate kindness in your life? Lately, I’ve been thinking about what it means to be kind. Does being kind mean we let things go, or let others “walk all over” us? I don’t think so. I believe being kind to…