Katy

Katy Takes Penang: 2016 Edition

Katy Takes Penang: 2016 Edition

Every year since 2008, I’ve spent Chinese New Year in Penang with my mother-in-law’s family. The only year we didn’t go was the year Katy was born (on the first day of the Year of the Horse, no less). This…

Katy Turns 2!

Katy Turns 2!

Our little girl turned two, and we had a party! Katy’s first birthday party was definitely more for us than for her. But 2 is a fun age; she’s now old enough to know and like her her big and little…

Negotiation, toddler style

Negotiation, toddler style

Lately we’ve come to realise that it’s possible to use logic with Katy. These are some tactics that have worked so far. 1. Closed choices “Do you want to go to the playground or eat blueberries?” This one had the…

Our First Visit to the Children’s Emergency Room

Our First Visit to the Children’s Emergency Room

I woke up feeling uncommonly good today. I guess I should have recognised it as a kind of foreshadowing. As per my standard weekday operating procedure, I stumble-tripped into the kitchen for my bowl of cereal, and came face-to-face with my…

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