Nursing in South Korea

Nursing, for me, is one of the easiest parts of being a mom. I’m lucky, I’m very aware. Besides one tiny injury the first week, Leila and I haven’t had any issues. She’s gained weight and I’ve maintained a healthy supply. Nursing is our thing, so we do it everywhere.

Every. Where.

I’ll nurse in a restaurant, a bench, a bar. IDK. But living here in Seoul has given me an option I didn’t know existed before – baby lounges!

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Baby’s first subscription box

Note: this is not a sponsored post. MontiKids isn’t paying me and I bought the subscription myself.

Being a mom is a lot of pressure.  At least, for me it is.

I left my job to stay home and raise this tiny person.  So whether she grows up to be the Unabomber or a chemist falls on me.  You can say whatever you want, but that’s how I feel.   This is such a big responsibility.

The first few weeks of Leila’s life were easy (as far as her development went).  She ate, she slept, she pooped; she was a 13/10 awesome baby doing what she’s supposed to do.

But then she got bigger, and smarter, and more demanding.

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Leila’s Montessori Playroom

Leila’s room is my favorite room in the house.

I wanted a space where she’d be free to explore, where “no” wouldn’t be a word we’d have to use.

I also wanted a place that inspired imagination and learning.  A place for fun and development.  And while I’m not done with it, I think we’re off to a great start. Continue Reading

New ADDitude

I wrote this nice long intro to what I’m about to say but I lost it (idk how) so here it is.

Last summer, at the ripe age of 29, I got diagnosed with ADHD – inattentive type.  And I’ll tell you what, it rocked my world. Continue Reading


I’ve been writing and working on this thing. Like the name change, did you even notice?

New posts coming soon.

– Mica