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My personal experience living in a multi-lingual world

My personal experience living in a multi-lingual world

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 lived in 4 countries, including my own. But my experiences are pretty varied and complex when it comes to my own history.After reading the post about bi-Lingual children, I thought I should maybe share my story too. I grew up in 3 countries, the UAE, Bahrain and India ( besides the USA), and…

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Why Gaston is NOT my hero and Princess Belle is

Why Gaston is NOT my hero and Princess Belle 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. I don’t like Gaston. I love Princess Belle. Okay, so what? I am like a lot of other little girls. But I am also different. But, I wonder if I don’t like/love them for the same reasons. Besides trying to kill the beast, and thinking of Belle as an object here’s another reason why I…

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Guest blogging at Silist at the invitation of my daddy’s friend – Sly Ty

Guest blogging at Silist at the invitation of my daddy’s friend – Sly Ty

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. Sly Ty, that’s Mika’s daddy, said I could guest blog at his site Silist. His site is all about Life, Technology, and Fun Stuff – From A Redneck in Silicon Valley. I live in Silicon Valley. And it’s fun to be here. And I explained why at his site. You can read my article – Chinese…

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How do parents of bi-cultural children become a US citizen?

How do parents of bi-cultural children become a US citizen?

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. How do parents of bi-cultural children become a US citizen? I know the answer. First, you have to become a Mommy. Then you go to a big celery moment (Ed: ceremony). And old people tell stories that little people don’t really understand or, to be honest, don’t even care about. Then there is some singing…

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