Category Archives: CJ

White Belt Pro

Last week, after a month of training, CJ earned his first taekwondo white belt. As always, we’re so proud of our son, especially for continually trying and not giving up. We want CJ to grow in grit and perseverance, and … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Pro

Grace and I so thankful that CJ has not only completed kindergarten, but did so so successfully. He’s learned and grown a great deal since ten months ago, we’re so proud of our boy, so very proud. CJ’s self-portrait. All … Continue reading

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Champion’s Taekwondo: Lesson 1

My friend convinced me to purchase a $39 Groupon for 15 Taekwondo lessons and a uniform at Champion’s Taekwondo in Bayside. Since I do my own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training, this was obviously for CJ. Of course, CJ was anxious going … Continue reading

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I’m Sick

Today CJ stayed home from school because he wasn’t feeling well and had a fever. He rested and slept for most of the day and towards the end he was feeling a little bit like himself.

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4’s

CJ received his second report card for kindergarten and Grace and I are so proud of our son. We’ve always suffered from the fear that CJ will be at an academic disadvantage because of his age relative to his immediate … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Algebra

I was pretty upset when I was helping CJ with his math homework this afternoon because he basically had to solve a math problem along the lines of 7 – 2 – x = 3. Really? For a five year … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Snow Tubing

Last week we took a short road trip to the Please Touch Museum near Philadelphia, and then snow tubing in the Poconos. I foolishly didn’t check my GPS’ settings which led us an extra hour through the Holland Tunnel and … Continue reading

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Daddy…What Happens Next?

We’ve been weary of bringing our kids to watch a movie in a theater mostly because of the insane cost of tickets and food. Well, this week CJ and I had the week off from school and I was free … Continue reading

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The Hip Hopper

This makes me smile.

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Haok VS Robot

CJ made this for me at school the other day. It’s supposed to be Hulk Vs Robot, not Haok, but close enough. He knows I love robots, but I still can’t fathom why he likes the Hulk so much. Unappealing … Continue reading

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