• Baby Development,  Organization

    Planning for the Twins’ First Birthday (Korean Dohl Planning)

    A baby’s first birthday, or Chut-Dohl (첫돌) or Dohl (돌), in Korean culture, is a huge deal. Actually, even a baby’s 100 day celebration is a big deal in Korean culture. Historically, many children would pass before they would turn 100 days, let alone 1 year. Poverty was really high in Korea, and many babies would not be able to survive sicknesses. So it was a big celebration to see children reach 1 year of age. People would gather to celebrate the child and wish a long and prosperous life. Of course, living conditions and medicine are now advanced, but it’s still a tradition that carries on within the Korean…

  • Organization

    Diaper Caddy Organization for Baby

    Diaper caddies are a necessity in our home, and I’m sure, in any home with a babe in diapers! It’s a perfect organization/storage solution to keep all baby essentials in one little neat place. When the boys were newborns, we used to have 3 of these organizers–1 for each room: our bedroom, the twins’ room, and living room. Now we have 2 because the boys moved out of our room completely when they hit 3 months, so we no longer need one in our room. Since caring for these boys require all our attention, I figure that I should make things easier for us.. call me lazy if you want,…