How Our Mixed Race Family Celebrates Thanksgiving


A version of this piece was originally published on in November 2011.   What does the next generation of Taiwanese Americans look like? All I have to do is take a look at my kids for some clues. Like my sons, a growing number of third-generation Taiwanese Americans are mixed-race. I started HapaMama¬†in 2008 […]

We Might Be Ugly Americans


  This really happened. We were at a history park in Yilan County (sorry I can’t be more specific, I was doubled over with food poisoning most of the day), I heard their voices. “Where are you from?” called a squeaky voiced boy in a thick Taiwanese accent. I turend to see a group of […]