How to create a dinner of champions

I may have actually stumbled upon the secret to get my toddler to willingly eat more than mac n' cheese and applesauce at dinner time! My eldest son spoiled me rotten. As a baby he loved sweet peas, and as a kindergartener one of his favorite meals is chicken nuggets with a strawberries and a … Continue reading How to create a dinner of champions

It is hard to keep a closed mind on the open road

I spent the majority of my recent business trip in Hong Kong, but not all of it. I ventured into mainland China towards the end of my stay into a city I'd never visited before. Though Hong Kong is considered one of China’s assets, it is its own country and there are quite a number … Continue reading It is hard to keep a closed mind on the open road

Is that a fire hydrant or a really odd garden gnome?

After staring at my computer screen for hours, I decided to go for a walk at lunch as a way to recharge.  There is a secluded nature park within a short walk that can be reached by passing through the adjacent residential area. It's not particularly impressive, but it at least gives me a destination to … Continue reading Is that a fire hydrant or a really odd garden gnome?

Life is not a spectator sport

My youngest son was late with all of his motor development milestones: crawling, sitting upright, even rolling over. When he was late walking, we just assumed he just wasn't ready and was taking his time. It was par for the course with him. We joked that he was a lazy bum. We were concerned, but not worried. … Continue reading Life is not a spectator sport