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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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BROTHERS by Yu Hua One of China’s Most Respected Novelists

BROTHERS by Yu Hua One of China’s Most Respected Novelists

I can only read Chinese a little…not enough to make it through a novel. I don’t particularly care for fiction anyway. One of China’s top novelists, Yu Hua, has written a novel entitled “Brothers.” It was released in two volumes in 2005 and 2006. what is more remarkable is that it has sold nearly a million copies in a country where book piracy is a matter of course and novels can easily be found on the Internet as soon as…

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My Daddy Might Have The Best Job in the World … or close to it

My Daddy Might Have The Best Job in the World … or close to it

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. My daddy might have the best job in the world … or at least something close to it. This web site is asking the question, “Is this the best job of all time?“ They are looking for a professional blogger to travel the world to some 40+ countries and leave each of the countries a…

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