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The first step every little girl must take to become a mermaid

The first step every little girl must take to become a mermaid

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. Learning People Are Different I am pretty comfortable going to different countries. I have been to China and Mexico and to a bunch of different states. I know they are not countries. But the people are different. I want to travel to a new world. I want to go under the sea. I want to…

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Parenting or Peer-enting | Kids Don’t Need a Friend | Styles of Child Rearing

Parenting or Peer-enting | Kids Don’t Need a Friend | Styles of Child Rearing

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. Parents try desperately to be friends with their children. Parents want their children to like them. On Facebook and in the real world. The digital age allows kids to stay more connected with their friends – via instant chat, cell phone and texting. I can’t do anything. I see my friends at school and at…

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The Fastest and Strangest Way I Have Ever Seen to Become Fluent in English

The Fastest and Strangest Way I Have Ever Seen to Become Fluent in English

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 would not recommend anybody try this at home. Or at the office. Or anywhere else for that matter. It seems that there is a Chinese office worker who learned to speak English fluently in a very short time while also forgetting her native language of Chinese. A 28-year old office worker in Wuhan sucked…

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Famous Chinese Americans – #25 – Perry Chen, co-founder of Kickstarter – an Inspiration to little boys and girls

Famous Chinese Americans – #25 – Perry Chen, co-founder of Kickstarter – an Inspiration to little boys and girls

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. Perry Chen is a Chinese-American. And he is #25 in my list of influential Chinese-Americans. He also the co-founder of Kickstarter. I think he might have kick started the whole crowd funding movement, too. In 2010, he was listed #74 by Fast Company as the most creative person. Same year he was one of ¬†two…

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