Life

Gemma's Vocabulary at 16 months

By rainkinz on Feb 19, 2013, comments 21

Gemma can now say the following words:

  • Momma (her first word)
  • Bella (her second word)
  • Ngai Ngai
  • Baba
  • Dadda
  • Hello
  • Bye
  • Yes
  • No
  • Cheese
  • All done
  • Up
  • Uh Oh
  • Milk
  • Water
  • Meow (for cat)
  • Moon
  • Banana (more like banana)
  • This
  • Dog
  • Snack
  • Head
  • Nose
  • Eyes
  • Back Pack
  • Flower
  • Bird
  • Owl (as well as hoo hoo)
  • Book
  • Poopoo
  • Snack

Our Christmas/New Year Card!

By rainkinz on Dec 29, 2012, comments 5

Chau made our (very late) Christmas card up. What do you think?

Stationery card
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Urban Based Aquaponics in Oakland

By rainkinz on Oct 24, 2012, comments 11

This is just fantastic:

http://faircompanies.com/videos/view/internet-food-arduino-based-urban-aquaponics-in-oakland/


Some Inspirational Words from Steve Jobs

By rainkinz on Sep 07, 2012, comments 10

30 things

By rainkinz on Jul 10, 2012, comments 572

Really good list of things to stop doing here: http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/12/11/30-things-to-stop-doing-to-yourself/. I know I'm not so good at letting go of the past so time to start trying.

There is a follow up on things to start doing for yourself http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/12/18/30-things-to-start-doing-for-yourself/. I liked a lot of the points, but "Start noticing the beauty of small moments" is a pretty good place to start, so I did:


A "Big Girls" Bed

By rainkinz on Mar 03, 2012, comments 9

Miss Ngai is growing up fast. Today we went to Ikea to buy her a "big girl's bed". Sadly, she while she's definitely growing she kind of wants to keep her little crib. However, Mommy has plans for that crib for Gemma and we have to get her into the habit of sleeping the night in her own room anyway. We're going to try to make it as fun as possible for her. We'll see how it goes...

Ngaire's New Bed