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First Celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Elementary School

I wrote a couple months ago about how I ended up volunteering to be the Asian Culture Chair at my child’s school in February of this year. Our school celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May) for the first time … Continue reading

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Blog to Book – a memory book for my child

It has been almost 5.5 years since I wrote a blog which encompassed our trip to Vietnam to adopt our son, Danny.  I started a private blog a couple of days before we left and wrote it from all the … Continue reading

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Promoting Asian Culture at School

Danny started Kindergarten in the fall and a couple of people involved with the PTA asked me to be the Asian American Liaison for the PTA.  I just didn’t think that a white person would be welcomed to be the … Continue reading

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Finding Resources for Your Child

Where do you find find resources for your family about Asian culture?  Before my son came home from the orphanage, I started shopping for books about Vietnam, Vietnamese families, holidays and cooking. For our family, we are lucky that Allison … Continue reading

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