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How I was raised in a bi-cultural environment

How I was raised in a bi-cultural environment

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. USA is a very fascinating country. Here you will see many cultures living┬áside by side. This is the country where you can see people from different countries working under one company. For example in my company, my colleagues are from India, China, Japan and Singapore. Crossing cultures is very common in the USA. You can…

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Being bilingual can prevent dementia

Being bilingual can prevent dementia

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. Being bilingual is cool. What is cooler is being tri-lingual or multi-lingual. What is even cooler than that is being able to remember when you are older just how cool you used to be. PsychCentral.com┬áreported that Bilingual Skills May Protect from Dementia. And…and…and… I forgot the other one. What was I writing about again? Oh,…

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Best Chinese Language Learning Flash Cards for English Speakers to Study at Home

Best Chinese Language Learning Flash Cards for English Speakers to Study at Home

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 am a Chinese-American little girl. I speak English at home. But I also speak Chinese with my mommy and Chinese grandpa and grandma. I want to grow up and be both bilingual and bi-cultural. Since I am going through this firsthand I want to tell my dear readers what materials I have learned are…

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Growing up bi-culturally – a problem children face that their parents don’t

Growing up bi-culturally – a problem children face that their parents don’t

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 want to talk about growing up bi-culturally. We know that everyone in this beautiful world has some perspective or some bi-cultural experience. So, today we are going to learn what it means to be bi-cultural, bilingual and mixed up in other cultures and traditions. Then we are going to discuss something about raising kids…

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