Maritza Ruiz-Kim

Artist, San Francisco Bay Area

Zee Favorite Things

The other morning when I went into his room to get him out of bed, he opened up the top of his footie pajamas. I asked him if he had an owie. He said, No, Yook, Mama, Yook! (Yook=Look.) He’d Read more…


Big Wheels Keep on Turning

Just a few posts ago, I talked about how Enn knows the states of the U.S.- about how he would look at a shape and tell me that it looks like a certain state. From that, it seemed like he Read more…


Three Joys

My internet has been down for a week+. Today I discovered I can blog from my phone. Technology is amazing and yet I’ve been happy to discover the rhythym of my days without that uninterrupted connection to the world. I’ve Read more…


Favorite Enn Things

Enn is himself an explorer, and also, I get to explore his little mind as we go about our business day to day. Our conversations and his learning style have grown from asking specific questions that don’t have answers, to Read more…


Judgementalisms

So last Friday I took Zee to the City again, and he is becoming a little addicted to The City. He talks about it a lot, as well as about going to the Zoo (Animals!?!) and his birthday, which is Read more…


Newspaper Fort

So somewhere recently, I saw a post about building a fort out of newspaper, and I can’t for the life of me remember where I first got the idea. But I googled “newspaper fort craft kids” and I found what Read more…


Zee Day Trip

That’s not what might first come to mind when someone hears of a day like mine today, but it’s absolutely what happened for me. So much laughing at inside mommy & baby jokes, can’t even capture it! While Enn is Read more…


We Hope. Things Happen.

I have always wanted to have a little girl. I really didn’t know what I’d do with little boys. Not that I considered myself an aficionado of Barbie dolls and bubble gum pink, but I am so thoroughly female in Read more…


Pan Chan in the House now

The last time I wrote about food it was enchiladas I was all excited about, and this time it’s some egg pan chan– Korean side dishes. I made 2 for Umma- my Korean mother-in-law, and for Imo¬†who is visiting from Read more…


Counting Life Things

One day spent all day at home on the couch because of Two sick little boys with fever lounging next to me. Three hours until I have dinner with Imo (GK’s auntie from Korea.) My Korean mother-in-law is making duk Read more…


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