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The Dangers of Grocery Shopping Addiction

I realized recently that I have an addiction to grocery shopping. I go two to five times a week. After a bad day, usually most weekdays and Sundays, there is nothing like walking down...

7 Tips for Keeping the Romance Alive

NOTE FROM COLUMNIST: Starting next month, Jagged Noodles will appear only in every other issue. I’m cutting back because this little baby has been an adorable black hole that sucks up time, energy, and...

The Importance of Insulting a Baby

Two weeks ago I reached a major milestone in my life: My first Father’s Day as a dad. The baby got me eight bars of vegan chocolate, which is probably the best Father’s Day...

Adventures of a New Father, Part III: Far Down the Rabbit Hole

As soon as the baby was born, we entered into the world of babies. Seriously, it is all babies all the time. I didn’t realize how deep down the rabbit hole we were —...

Adventures of a New Father, Part II: Raising a Tricultural Baby

The baby is now seven weeks old, and I look at him as he smiles in his sleep and wish for time to stand still. Mainly because he is growing so fast and soon,...

Jagged Noodles: Say ‘Hi’ to Baby Button

Say ‘Hi’ to Baby Button BY HUY X. LE IE Columnist After 12 difficult hours of screaming and crying — and that’s just me —Jameelah and I are proud to announce the birth of our son, Nam...

Let’s Bring Back Old-School Neighborliness

Hi everyone. In the past few months, I’ve just been talking about baby and baby birthing and eating placentas and stuff. Having a baby is one of those things in life that absolutely consumes...

Last-Minute Preparations for Being a Father

The baby is due to arrive any time now. Technically, April 2nd, but apparently only about 10 percent of babies are actually born on their due dates. The majority just pop out any time...

Baby Arriving Soon, No More College-Style?

The baby is now 37 weeks, which means he can arrive at any time now. Sometimes, I put my hand on Jameelah’s stomach and can feel him moving around, a feeling that is both...

What I Learned from Making Tamales and Spring Rolls

This past weekend, I finally got together with my friend Teresa to cook tamales and spring rolls. Teresa and I met six years ago at some work event. She is from Mexico and is...