And the winner of the Barefoot Books giveway is…
This summer, we’re trying Vacation Bible School with an added cultural experience
Learning Chinese is as easy as one, two, three — or yi, er, san — in Grandfather Counts, this week’s HapaMama Summer Reading pick.
Can an ugly interaction in traffic turn into a teachable moment?
He approached my minivan as we were sitting at a red light, watching construction trucks cross the intersection .
I rolled the window down, assuming he was a foreman directing traffic.
“You don’t have to leave twenty feet! If you’d pull up I could get around!” he shouted and then stomped off.
“YOU CAN BE NICE ABOUT IT!” I yelled back, as I let my foot off the brake — just a little.
In the rear-view window, I watched his white van squeeze by me and cut through the dry cleaner’s parking lot to make a right turn.
“Did you really say that?” a little voice from the backseat asked.
YES I DID.
These Chinese Almond cookies are packed with almond meal for a heartier texture.
“What camps are your kids doing this summer?”
It’s the question that comes up during any mom conversation at this time of year. As soon as the Christmas decorations come down, the brochures start arriving in the mail
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 […]