While my friend Janet Mock inspired marchers with her honest, pointed speech at the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday, I took my daughter to a birthday party. My neighbor Angelie, who I met through a mutual friend, invited me to join her 5-year-old’s birthday celebration. My friend Vicki suggested I ask my husband to take Fei Fei so I could march with her in NYC. I considered it, but I wanted to take Fei Fei to the party and let Angelie know that I appreciated her inclusiveness. Continue reading
Grandpa & Grandma Peters and the Dinh family
My Grandma Love died on February 28, 2015. When I heard the news from my sister, I put my feelings away. I didn’t want to deal with grief and I avoided thinking about it. I knew that I needed to sit quietly and reflect about what she meant to me, but I avoided it until today. Continue reading
How time flies! Fei Fei at 2 weeks, 2 days old
Our daughter Fei Fei Mun reached the two-week old milestone on Thursday and with her new life, I can actually wrap my head around age and time. I marvel that her soul entered this earth so recently but I’m also surprised how much her tiny body has grown, changed and matured. Continue reading
I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy and it’s been a physical, emotional and spiritual transformation. Just a few months ago, I was scared about the fetus’s health, my abilities as a parent and the inevitable life altering changes that a child brings into a couple’s life. Continue reading
I love storytelling (that’s why I work in media!) and I wanted a record of our wedding day that captured all the special memories that would fade over time. We don’t often gather the most important people in our lives to one place with the sole purpose to provide love and support. Continue reading
I opened my care package and got a little bit of NYC in Singapore.
I believe we have the family that we’re born into and the families we choose to be part of. I am lucky to have friends who feel like sisters and sisters who are some of my dearest friends. When I lived in LA, I became part of a west coast family and then I joined an east coast family when I moved to NY.
One branch of my NYC clan is my PEOPLE people. Continue reading