Weekend Battle


The hardest thing about seeing my son on the weekends is that when I drop him off, I immediately feel guilty for scolding him for whatever he did wrong.

Just this past Sunday, as soon as he left, I felt a huge weight of emotion because of something his dad (my ex-husband) and I are STILL going through.

I hate to say this out loud because I know people are judging all the time, but I have to let it out.

(And I know I’m not the only one feeling like this.)

I find myself disliking my son sometimes because I hate his dad.

Wow, that sounds just as bad written out as it does in my head.

I try every weekend to do well and be patient, but Tyler is a child and he will get out of hand.

I scold him, yell at him, explain why and tell him I love him, always.

Then Sunday rolls around and he leaves.

I feel guilty for yelling at him because of the short amount of time I get to spend with him.

It’s the hardest battle ever that I had to deal with.

I worry every day about Tyler’s well being. How he’ll be when he grows up.

All I can wish and hope is to teach him to be more like Bear & me.

I know having him on the weekends only isn’t helping but realistically, it’s better than nothing.

I’m not being selfish, I’m providing the best surrounding for Tyler.

Which is to be around his dad who can provide him everything he needs. I just don’t need his character to rub off on him. Although I see it happening when I see him.

I always correct him, of course.

Nobody likes a ‘Know It All”.

#Nintendo X #McDonalds #HappyMeals

My friend’s husband invited Tyler to come out for a PR photo shoot for Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal program!

I He got to meet #Mario & #Luigi and even take a photo with them! He wished the princess had come too. :P

It was a hot day but he had a lot of fun.

He wanted to drive the carts around but he wasn’t able to.

Click below on link to see published photos:


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#HolidayWeekend #PartTimeMom

The things I do to stay relevant.

I was supposed to pick up Tyler last Friday and went all the way to Santa Ana to meet closer to his dad’s home, only to get a call from Tyler’s dad saying that he has guests over and would like to keep Tyler for the weekend.

Gee thanks, couldn’t have said anything before I left to OC from DTLA Friday morning?

His stupid text read, “I’m on my way but I have guests coming over so can I keep him?”

What am I suppose to say? NO?

That’s not me, so I just replied, “Ok fine, have him facetime me”.

So he did of course.


Before we hung up~ So sad…


Congratulations @Sophiafresh7!!!







Sweet sweet Sophia is opening her first restaurant with her papa. Her family owns the Dragon in KTown and she’s been through culinary school and all that jazz!

She has two new businesses opening very close to each other.

One shabu place and one wine bar!

Saturday night, we were able to come in and taste test everything.

Everything was so tasty and I can’t wait til she opens so I can eat healthy all the time!

Congratulations Sophia! Wishing you a prosperous future!


O-ren Ishii = That’s where her name came from. Only female boss! You tell them Sophia.

Interracial Double Dating

Hung out with friends again. Took them to EMC since they’ve never been!

Got to see the beautiful girls again!

I realized we were both interracial couples. Not as many people stared, but if I was on the other side, I would have! :P

Rosè for the moms and and Old Fashioned for the men.


The beautiful ladies!









I didn’t want girls but seeing these two, I can’t wait to have girls of my own!


Little To Big : 10 Years Later

So I remembered that I had brought Tyler when I first divorced to this Lawry’s at South Coast when they first opened. I was still in OC a lot and would visit the mall to have lunch with friends and family.

I remember when he was barely two. Now in the same seat in the same booth, almost 10 years later!


He cuts his own meat, feeds himself and his feet can barely reach the ground. Barely.

Time sure does fly. It does seem like yesterday when I would lug Tyler around in my Range Rover all over town spending every dollar I had.