Just came back from a two week trip to Shanghai, where my parents live a few months out of the year. I took almost no pictures as 95% of the time I was with my mom in the hospital where… Read more ›
“Mother’s Day Every Day: White Ribbon Alliance Post Roundup.”
The Unreliable Narrator requested new “off-road” shoes. This is how you know you’re a sunny, warm-weather California kid: your kicks are Crocs, Crocs, and more Crocs. Or sandals. None of these are closed shoes or boots. And socks? What are… Read more ›
Where I live now is on the lip of the San Gabriel Valley. The San Gabriel Valley has some of the best Chinese food outside China. No. Lie. There are two communities with outstanding schools K-12 here: community A is… Read more ›
So, I’m wondering if we mothers of sons who were feminists to begin with became more radicalized and anti-war as this Iraq War has dragged on and become a living nightmare. And as a result, tended to support Obama in… Read more ›
Turns out these days, adult immigrants from my dad’s hometown in China are all in America, and their babies are in Fuzhou being raised by grandma. It’s that grand old extended Confucian family that easily accommodates trans-Pacific existence…both boon and… Read more ›
I read this article in the NYT about young voters who lean on their boomer parents to vote for Obama, and I totally identified with them. I should explain: while I’m no college undergrad, I do nudge my parents to… Read more ›
You horked all over your grandfather. In public.
It’s just Animal Day here at P i l l o w b o o k Central. This one comes with a “don’t read while on your lunch hour” advisory. Let’s just say it involves skid marks.
[Originally posted in 2007, when my son turned 4. I've updated on 5/8/09 to add this to the MOMocrats.com "Every Day is Mother's Day" blog action in recognition of the central importance of maternal and child well-being to any and… Read more ›