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Hideki Matsui of the Yankees Apologizes….

Hideki Matsui of the Yankees Apologizes….

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I love Japanese baseball players in the States. The reason is simple – they come to play. And they play professionally. But Hideki Matsui of the Yankees showed some real character and a gave a glimpse of what I like best about the Japanese, their work ethics and the loyalty to their company, in this case,…

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How to Make a Kid Laugh in Your Face at Their Punishment

How to Make a Kid Laugh in Your Face at Their Punishment

Mia laughed at me when I told her how I was going to start punishing her. She doesn’t need punishment often. Or maybe I am just too soft on her. I probably need to be punished more often than she does. How to Punish Kids Effectively Anyway … I told her that the next time she needed punishing I was going to take her to the library and make her read a book. She laughed at me! Our conversation went…

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Losing a tooth | Delayed Gratification | Replacing False Teeth

Losing a tooth | Delayed Gratification | Replacing False Teeth

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I have been dying for my first tooth to fall out. Mommy and daddy said the tooth fairy would probably leave enough money for me to buy my first game on my iPad mini. Yesterday my first tooth came out. Next step was to hide it under my pillow for the tooth fairy to find….

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My Favorite Disney Quotes – Thoughts to Live by from Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas

My Favorite Disney Quotes – Thoughts to Live by from Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. “Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.” – Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas Sometimes in spirit 8 tons (Ed. inspiration) comes from the most unexpected places. Of course, I like Disney. And I really like Disney princesses. I am a little girl. Don’t all little girls like princesses? One of my favorite princesses is Pocahontas….

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