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5-year old flies airplane, no longer dreams to become pilot

5-year old flies airplane, no longer dreams to become pilot

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. “Anything you can do, some little Chinese boy or girl can do better.” I have heard this before. Daddy read about a little boy, just 5-years old, who no longer dreams of some day becoming an airplane pilot. Reason – He already flew a plane!! He Yide or DuoDuo practiced for three weeks. Then he…

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Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is?

Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is?

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. Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is? This rule sounds a lot like an old Indian proverb – “Never criticize a person till you have walked a mile in their moccasins.” Pocahontas says it this way, “If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you…

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Chinese – American bilingual or multi-languages has many benefits for kids

Chinese – American bilingual or multi-languages has many benefits for kids

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 believe one of the best gifts a parent can give to their kids is their language ability. In the international environment today, knowing one language is no longer sufficient to do well in either personal or career pursuits. Language is not just a tool to communicate, but a key to open the door to…

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Trick or Treating at the Zoo | Halloween Chaos | An American Celebration

Trick or Treating at the Zoo | Halloween Chaos | An American Celebration

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. Mommy and daddy took me trick or treating last night. Daddy said it was like a zoo, but I didn’t see any animals. Well, I did see some animals, but they were eating candy and going from house to house begging for more. Like a zoo = wild with people/animals running all around. There were…

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