Heinz Bulos

(Not) Terrible two

In Growing Up Baby, List of Firsts on May 7, 2009 at 3:36 pm

My daughter just turned two a few days ago (and we spent her birthday at the zoo, which she loved by the way), and she has grown up so fast. Her age is supposed to be the “terrible two’s” and I certainly notice some “attitude” in her. She’s very picky with food, says “no” a lot, has her occasional tantrums, and asserts her individuality and freedom more often.


Top 5: Reasons I love Yo Gabba Gabba!

In Top 5 on February 26, 2009 at 3:53 pm

When I first saw Yo Gabba Gabba! on air, I thought it was weird . But after a few episodes of catching it on Nick Jr. (which you can never avoid if you have a two-year-old), it quickly grew on me (and apparently to a lot of US college students having a trip). Now, it’s my favorite kids’ show (and yes Baby Girl likes it too). Here are my top 5 reasons why:

Like baby, like mommy

In Mommy Chronicles on February 10, 2009 at 1:20 pm

When our daughter was born — in fact, even when she was in her mom’s womb (the marvel of 3D ultrasound) — she¬† looked so much like me when I was a baby: round face, sharp nose, even a little Caucasian-looking (believe it or not). I felt quite giddy and proud (even relieved, since I always taunt my wife that she was an ugly duckling as a kid…of course, I quickly add that she since transformed into a beautiful swan, lest I get banned from entering our room). That lasted for maybe 3 months.