• The First Months with Eris

    Eris is almost three months old. For the first six weeks, I was on parental leave. This time went by so fast, and I enjoyed the slow-paced life of nursing, naps, and cooking. Well, some work snuck in

  • Eris’s Birth

    We decided at the beginning of the second pregnancy that this baby would be born at home if at all possible. We had been seeing midwives in a hospital setting initially because I was too nauseous and

  • Nearly three weeks old

    Our daughter Eris was born a couple of weeks ago. She arrived on her due date, and we have been enjoying quiet time at home, getting to know our new family member (who has mostly been sleeping), how

  • Towards the end of this pregnancy

    [This post was written at the beginning of April] I'm currently almost 35 weeks pregnant. Today, I finished a major deadline at work, and that has freed up mental space to properly acknowledge that

  • Hvor my vand henne?

    Storm's language has reached a new level. He is putting so many words together. It's hard to remember that we couldn't always communicate this well with him, even though it's not that long ago. In

  • Isolation Food

    We've been mostly stuck at home now for a little over two weeks. I've been baking. There was a small mishap with some pastry flour (let's just say that I accidentally bought 50 lbs of it, didn't

  • So Much Language

    Storm is speaking. A lot. All the time. In three languages. His vocabulary has continued its rapid growth, and his grammar is emerging. He regularly uses 3, 4 or 5 word utterances, and he repeats

  • What we’ve been up to…

    I have half written a bunch of posts since I defended my dissertation, and we moved to Irvine. I obviously never got around to finishing them and publishing them. We've had a lot to do. But just

  • A Good Dissertation is a Done Dissertation

    Yesterday morning, I looked at the calendar and I was shocked. It's July! I have no idea how spring disappeared so fast. On the other hand, I could easily reverse-engineer how I have spent my time

  • Developing Language

    I've been working on this post about Storm's growing vocabulary for a while now. I just couldn't seem to find the right time to finish it. In my head, I was waiting for his language development to