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Chinese-American Church Misses Opportunity to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Chinese-American Church Misses Opportunity to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

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. We are church goers. Daddy says he’s been going to church for a very long time … by choice. Not because he was made to by his parents or any of that stuff. I like going to church. I have friends there. And my teachers are nice and they teach me things. Daddy said yesterday…

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3 places to take your kids to play and have fun that are free

3 places to take your kids to play and have fun that are free

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. Okay, 5 may be way too few for the places a kid and her daddy can go to play for free. But these are places you might not expect to find on the list, places like parks and the beach and for a hike. You know, the usual. How about Ikea? I mean there are…

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Writing a Book about Raising Up Bicutural Japanese-American Kids

Writing a Book about Raising Up Bicutural Japanese-American Kids

Every book has to have a beginning. And this is mine. Well, sort of. Raising Japanese – American Bicultural Kids I have it in mind to write a book about raising up to bi-cultural Japanese-American kids. I have read some by people who have advice on how to raise kids … who have, um, well, not raised their kids yet. Seriously? I have raised my kids. Well, I have raised two out of three. My two boys are 35- and…

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The Roots of One of My Heroes are in the Ballad of Hua Mulan

The Roots of One of My Heroes are in the Ballad of Hua Mulan

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. Daddy drives me to school every morning. It’s okay. Because I drive him sometimes, too. Crazy. He he he. This morning I woke up hungry. I couldn’t help it. My belly made me do it. (Wake up!) Problem was, when my belly got up it was still dark outside. I went to get mommy up…

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