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Beauty in all that is Painfully Real…

One of the biggest life lessons I learned last year is that life is unforgiving when it comes to lessons that must be learned to sustain a broken in existence. Life is unpredictable in its actions and you wake up every morning like its owed to you. So we go...

Parenting Thoughts. Yay. Boo. Beer.

There is nothing like having kids of your own to realize that pretty much everything you thought you knew about kids and parenting was wrong and totally delusional. So easy to be so sure of reality when you’re not in the midst of that reality. Raising these little humanoids has...

What People Don’t Tell You When You’re Having a Baby…But Should.

Let’s face it, most people have kids because life tells you that it’s what you should do as a man and a woman. It’s existed from the beginning of time…when you get married you’re supposed to procreate…it’s just a “natural process” of life that’s existed for years and it’s absolutely...

Naptime = The Hongzeff Comedy Hour

Getting my boys to nap is always a struggle…this usually happens but the boys aren’t feeling well so they didn’t protest. Thank the sweet Jesus for that because I got to take a nap too! I was fake sleeping and about to freak them out but they kept on talking...

Letting It All Go…Bravely

Do you ever find yourself having an Aha! moment, a second of pure clarity a much needed life lesson, a message that is beautifully answered exactly when you need it…at a time in your life when inconsequential things seem so important and you know it’s shit and childish and just...

Get Rid of your Pedestal and Destroy your Mommy Crown

When a mother is quick to say to me “my kids don’t throw tantrums, scream or misbehave” when my kid is acting like a poophead, I can’t help but laugh…outloud. Especially when I have personally seen her kids throw tantrums and scream and behave “badly”, I cannot be friends with...

When I Was Young…Youngerish.

When I was young… I wanted to be anything but Asian. Now I be like “Woohoo, I love my people!” Some kids used to call me horrible names, now I have kids who call me names like mommy and pretty princess. I used to look in the mirror & think...