Category: Friends

Naygi’s 1st birthday party

Yes, another birthday post. It seems like that’s all I do on this site now. However, this one is an important one. It’s Naygi’s first birthday. For Naygi’s it’s just another day except she gets carried around by more people. For us, it’s capturing memories, because it seems like just yesterday when we were bringing…


So many birthday parties …

It is time to get used to going to lots and lots of kids’ birthday parties. That’s a good thing though, you get to watch your kids play and interact with their peers. You don’t get to see that when they are at school. It also provides a good opportunity to swap stories and tactics…


Zarni’s 4th birthday party

The last birthday party we had for Zarni was when he turned 1. Turning a year old is sort of a big deal, but it was a party for family and friends. It wasn’t really for Zarni. For year 2 and 3, we skipped the party. He is older now and can enjoy more birthday…


Tricks and treats

Last night, we took the kids out trick-or-treating for the very first time. We had celebrated Halloween with them before, but always at parties or functions, not walking the streets asking for candy. We met up with Zaw and his kids and a couple other families and walked the streets around his Hermosa Beach neighborhood….


A wet and wild 4th of July

We had a small gathering for the 4th of July. Friends of Sandy’s parents and the Zaws joined us for lunch, a home-cooked Burmese meal courtesy of Sandy’s mom. It was also a chance for folks to see the new addition to the family. Being summertime, after we ate, I put out a water slide…