HapaMama talks about the new film Formosa Betrayed and how to pass on the legacy of being Taiwanese American to her kids.
Happy Chinese New Year! HapaMama reflects on some yummy dumpling making adventures with her kids.
It’s time to start reading up for the Year of the Sheep! Here are some book choices for kids and adults
Filmmakers looking for Taiwanese and Half-Taiwanese “regular people” to appear in a public service announcement for the 2010 US Census. HapaMama tells you how you can play a role!
The holidays are over, leaving us with too much… everything. HapaMama is looking for some Asian inspiration on achieving a Zen atmosphere.
HapaMama is putting aside her Asian faux-humility… and *gasp* telling people to read her essay Dirty House, Clean Conscience in Lavanderia, published by City Works Press.
I was talking to a mom friend today, who has two hapa daughters. She was telling me how her six year-old daughter remarked, “I’m Chinese and American!” “No,” she corrected, “You’re Chinese and white. We’re ALL American.” Which leads to me to an interesting observation. For as much as I ponder the significance of ethnicity […]
No Child Left Behind? A letter arrives from the school district, forcing HapaMama to do some soul-searching about what’s right for her child.