• Half a year

    Storm is six months old. That's half a year! And how he's grown in that time. So much so that google photos has started spontaneously presenting me with 'now and then' features with matching pictures

  • Coney Island

    Coney Island was the destination for a household trip this weekend. We had a wonderful time seeing the amusement park there, eating hotdogs and ice cream, and taking a dip in the Atlantic. For Storm,

  • Five Months

      Compared to the fourth month of Storm's life, the fifth was relatively uneventful. We've stopped changing locations every few days, and developmental changes happened gradually. So

  • Paulus and the Pacifier

    For the first three weeks after we moved, we were crib-less. It was no big deal for a few weeks - we have often co-slept at home, so we were fine with doing so here as well. And I have to say that

  • Big Changes

    The past couple of weeks have been eventful for us - a total disruption of the slow, Storm-focused, living-in-the moment life of a household on parental leave. The disruption came about because Paulus

  • Three Months with Storm

    We got off to an intense start of Storm's third month of life, as he got his 2-month immunizations. The actual administration of the shots was a breeze, he didn't even notice the first one, and only

  • Raspberry and Grape Cobbler

    My sweet tooth has made a comeback. I've decided to indulge myself for a while, as I'm nursing and need extra calories anyway. So I've been making and baking sweet things, buns and bars and pies. A

  • Two-month update

    Since Storm is already 10 weeks old, his two month update is probably due. Since our families left, we've fallen into a fairly predictable routine. In the morning, Storm wakes up been 6.30 and 7. I

  • Fried Tofu in Spicy Peanut Sauce

    Last Saturday, I went a bit wild and cooked all the things. I made beet stem hummus, baba ganoush, berry cobbler, and noodles with vegetables and fried tofu in spicy peanut sauce. All before lunch. It