My Hippie Education, Or, Somehow I Survived My Gen X Childhood


Education is a hot topic currently, coinciding with the fact that we have an over-achieving president (of whom I’m proud). I am convinced he’s secretly Asian American despite an outer bearing that’s African American in appearance. It’s also a topic Read more ›

The Kindergarten Chronicles: That *Other* School, Chinese School–or a Soft Gentle Kick in the Pants


We were lucky that our son took to kindergarten like a duck to water. He literally skipped home from school with me after the first day, and said, “Mama, that was the funnest day ever!” Day two yielded the comment, Read more ›