Soccer Mom? Who, me? Grace tells about the surprising role of sports for her family in a new parenting anthology “Mamas and Papas”, available at City Works Press and Amazon.com. If you’re in So Cal, check it out at the San Diego Book Fair Saturday Oct.2!
The staple fast foods of my childhood came in little white and red boxes. No, not those Chinese take-out cartons — I mean the striped bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken.
My mother explained that when she first immigrated to America — specifically to the Midwest — she did not like the food
Peach season has HapaMama reminiscing about the children’s folktale of Momotaro… and trying out some delicious new recipes.
One of my projects this summer has been to help keep my eight year old engaged in reading (20 minutes a day! says the principal). To further that end, I created an informal Boys Book Club for my son and a few of his friends. While that may sound like a lot of additional work, I see it as harnessing peer pressure to be used in a constructive direction. If I can get my kid’s friends to think reading is cool, then they will, in turn, reinforce that message back to my kid. Voila!
HapaMama is featured on the front page of OpenSalon.com today! Everything I needed to know about the current state of education, I learned in my son’s Kindergarten.
Food and Hapa kids are on my mind, with a couple of links to share.
I am not a plastic bag… or am I? asks HapaMama in her first post on OpenSalon.
HapaMama is looking to do some website changes. Please tell me what you’d like to see here!