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Lori Ann

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2010-12-06

About
A silly, thoughtful, attached Mama to one (baby Tigger) and wife to Baba. Blogging my parenting and life adventures from China at www.MamaWit.com. Pursuing contentment, simplicity, and traditional handcraft skills.

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Real-life sisters parenting their families two continents apart (China & the U.S.) share about.. cooking, crafting, recipes,

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Pancake Saturdayby Lori Ann sourdough dutch buckwheat I make pancakes every Saturday morning for breakfast and am having a ton of new fun trying and inventing new recipes. I wanted to tease with some recent photos to encourage everyone to bug me until I remember to...
  • Free Sewing Bookby Lori Ann “How to Sew: Basics” is free on Amazon right now! Don’t have an ebook reader? Read this post for free alternatives, like using the free Kindle program on your laptop or phone. Similar Posts: Free Books Lotsa Books Parent...
  • This one’s One!by Lori Ann Guess who’s one entire year old? She got blocks: books and puzzles galore: her first taste of chocolate: and these awesome pants from my Yi (local minority) friend: With the sad exception of living nearer grandparents, aunts, uncles...
  • Excavationby Lori Ann No, we certainly did not find all of the above items under the couch at one time. No, Baba is not right 90% of the time when he answers “probably under the couch” to any “where is …?” question. No, Tigger doe...
  • March Smiles
    on Apr 18, 2011 in China Family Life baby family photos
    by Lori Ann Tigger’s always been a very smiley girl (well, a very expressive girl… but her happy times definitely outweigh the emotional lows!), but it seems to just increase as she gets older. And with those teeth? All the more adorable.
  • On the Fence
    on Apr 10, 2011 in Family Home Life blog link
    by Lori Ann We’re on the Fence! What’s that mean? Well, we get this cute little logo to go on the side of our blog, for one. But more importantly, if you CLICK on it (above or on the side), we get a vote! It’s just a little, “...
  • Long time no see!
    on Apr 5, 2011 in Family Life blogging
    ><>Saruskabeth<>< Howdy, MamaWit readers! Its been awhile since I posted anything, so I thought I’d drop by and let you all know I’m still around! I’m going to try to post more often, but no promises! As Lori...
  • 10 in Marchby Lori Ann I haven’t had much time on the computer lately but have a read a few articles I’ve bookmarked to come back to: Women Living Well wrote about husbands’ role as leader Nursing Freedom asked where our breastfeeding role mod...
  • Village Baby
    on Mar 29, 2011 in China Family Life baby cooking travel
    Lori Ann We’re spending more and more time with our friends in the countryside, which is a ton of fun, lets us devote up to 13 hours a day to immersed language study, and lets Tigger spend most of her time in her favorite place, the great outdo...
  • MamaWit Badgeby Lori Ann Want to link to MamaWit from your blog or site? Just copy the code (click “continue reading” below) and insert it as HTML! <center><a href=”http://www.mamawit.com” mce_href=”http://www.mamawit.com...
  • not Sorry, just Fullby Lori Ann This year has been especially full. I don’t want to say “busy,” which conveys hurrying from activity to activity. It hasn’t been that way at all; simply, full. Each day, each moment, mattering: maturing into the mo...
  • Rest
    on Mar 5, 2011 in China Family breastfeeding
    by Lori Ann I just woke up to Tigger’s bedtime alarm — you know, the one that is set to 6:45pm to remind us it’s time to BEGIN bedtime. I rolled over, and she was lying on the floor next to me, still steadily breathing despite the s...
  • Fun in the City
    on Mar 3, 2011 in China Family baby food fun photos
    by Lori Ann We went out for Thai food and Tigger teethed on her panda from Aunt Suzy. She did eat some real Thai food, too; mostly just the cucumber garnishes but it was still fun! (i did feel bad for the waitresses, she’s not exactly a neat ea...
  • February Food
    on Feb 23, 2011 in China traditions food holiday tradition
    by Lori Ann chocolate-covered strawberries… which holiday? February brought both 春节 (pronounced “choon-gee-eh,” meaning Spring Festival i.e. Chinese New Year’s) and Valentine’s Day, two holidays that in our house mea...
  • Our Month in China
    on Feb 10, 2011 in China Family Life baby moving
    by Lori Ann centered photograph, preferably landscape, linked to location on flickr What a month it’s been! I think the last month has been my favorite in a long time, mostly because it’s my favorite age for Tigger so far. With holidays,...
  • My baby boy…Today, February 10th, 2011, my baby boy turns four. Seems like yesterday he was born! He’s not my tiny, scrawny 6lb 4oz baby boy any more! Its been four years since I squeezed my husband’s hand so hard he had finger-shaped bruises for a...
  • Plinky #3by Lori Ann E3 2010 EA Active 2 booth Question: “What does your fitness routine look like?” My Answer: I’ve just begun the 6-week challenge on my husband’s Wii game, EA Sports Active: More Workouts (Tigger and my Father’...
  • Parenting Picks
    on Jan 12, 2011 in Family Life baby shopping
    I learn by reading, so when I knew I was going to become a Mama, I started scouring the library shelves. Virtually, anyway (we don’t have public libraries here nor books in English): I asked Mamas I knew and Mamas online what resources were mos...
  • 2011 Resolution
    on Jan 5, 2011 in Life
    In the past, I’ve always made New Year’s resolutions. This year, I simply wasn’t in the mood. I think it had something to do with finding my 2010 resolutions and realizing I’d forgotten all about them, and only accomplished 1...
  • To Santa or not to Santa…(ATo2M #2)In the United States right now, as well as other places around the world, the issue of whether to allow children a belief in the big guy is quite controversial. Parents who encourage such a belief are labled ”liars,” accused of ignoring...

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