Chess Milestone

    I achieved a very rare milestone last night. I had a 10-game winning streak in a “Champions” Division. I am not entirely privy to the division but I am pretty sure this is not a beginner’s division. My new routine for the past several months is to play a couple of chess games before going to sleep or after putting our son to sleep at night. And I am also currently no.

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    Early Birthday Gift

    My wife gifted me an early present, a Fitbit. Thank you so much! I love you! I used to have a Huawei smartwatch but lost it and hopefully, I can find them. This is my first Fitbit device. I always enjoy tracking my health data, especially my sleep pattern and steps. And as someone who’s getting older by the day, tracking my health is something I am planning to take seriously.

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    New Home

    My wife and I are proud homeowners today. After 3 years in the making, we finally got the keys to our new house.

    My Wife's Pregnancy Journey

    Just happen to see this picture again in my photo library and I am still amazed at how strong my wife is. These were her medications after her C-section. I can’t even take two medicines in a day without losing my shit. So proud of her!

    Our Son Turned 4

    Our kid turned 4 this week. We came back to the hotel where he was still tiny. Where we had to request a crib for our room. But now we can’t believe he’s 4 now! Sorry for the table shot, but I captured this perfect moment of them hugging. Our son is on the autism spectrum but it doesn’t mean he won’t show his appreciation and love to us. The next day’s aftermath, he can’t wait to play with his new toys.

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    Post-Covid Vacation Part 3

    A lot has happened this week. Wedding Anniversary Last Thursday was our wedding anniversary. We decided to bring Lucas to Ayala for the first time in more than 2 years. Playhouse It was Luke’s first time playing in Ayala’s Playhouse. Or his first time since the pandemic to play in a kid’s public playhouse. We weren’t sure what to expect when we arrived. First few minutes, Luke’s uneasiness was apparent.

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    Post-Covid Vacation Part 2

    Lucas has been settling well into his new morning routine and every car ride activity for the past few days. Last Friday, it was his first evening car ride. And he enjoyed the traffic lights countdown. Weekend at Radisson We checked in at Radisson Hotel for the weekend for my wife’s sister’s wedding. Luke’s first night went well without any tantrums. As a matter of fact, the whole weekend Luke did not fuss or cried.

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    Post-Covid Vacation Part 1

    Day 1 Today is the first time my family has gone out together for about 2 years before Covid hits, lockdown, etc. We lived about 2-3 hours (with traffic) from the city. And as one of the effects of the Covid lockdown, our son hates the outdoors. We spent the past several months preparing him for this big day. Preparations like driving around town without freaking out. The last time we did this he cried, puked, and was seasick.

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    Happy Mother's Day To My Wife!

    Happy Mother’s Day to my wife. Thank you for everything that you do and I’m so proud of you! I missed hanging out with you in coffee shops, dining out, and watching movies in theaters. I hope we could get to do it again with our little Bimbim.

    Day in the Life of a Developer Dad

    7:14 AM My day begins with washing the milk bottles and the utensils of our 3 year old son. We don’t have nannies so me and my wife have always shared parenting responsibilities. Open Apple Music and play The Bouncing Souls - How I Spent My Summer Vacation album. 7:45 - 8:15 AM Coffee Time & Breakfast Brew coffee. While waiting for coffee, catch up on emails and Twitter. There is a new Xcode beta out today.

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