The Ten Best Reasons Why You Should Wear a Mask Today

I just found out that my city has mandated that all persons over the age of two have to wear a mask. Here are ten best reasons why we all should wear a mask during the Coronavirus pandemic. 1–You can accessorize your mask with your outfit. I’m still waiting for the day that they design […]

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Video Game Review: Tag With Ryan

Recently, my four-year-old daughter has shown interest in video games. So, I went on Google Play and searched for video games. I came across the game Tag With Ryan and decided to download it for her. In case you don’t know, Ryan is the star of a very popular YouTube channel for kids: Ryan’s World. […]

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The Best Jumper for Baby

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) My youngest child is four five months old tomorrow. Ever since he was a newborn fresh out of the womb, he loved being upright. He loved it when I would gently cradle him against my shoulder. […]

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Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) I first read My Sister’s Keeper when I was about thirteen or fourteen. I remember sitting on my bedroom floor, engrossed in its world and characters. I didn’t get up until I had finished reading it, […]

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Five Things You Should Never Tell a Half Asian

OK, I am multiracial — biracial — eurasian — amerasian, or quite simply Hapa. As a mixed race person, I’ve been told things that have been downright offensive. Other things that I have been told have caused me to simply shake my head. So, without further ado, here are five things that you should never […]

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What It’s Like Being Hapa in America–Part Two

What are you? I’m Hapa. What’s that? Labels are great. I loved the moment when I discovered that I could self-identify as a Hapa. I am not just white. I am not just Asian. I am Hapa. I am a mix of both worlds and cultures. I am of two races, but at the same […]

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What It’s Like Being Hapa in America: Part One

For as long as I can remember, my mom described America similar to how most foreigners of her generation did: as a place where people can go to achieve their dreams. America is a place where people of many different races live together. In theory, this is great. But practically, this is far from the […]

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Book Review: Love Without Borders

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) I recently read a book called Love Without Borders, by Angela Braniff. She is also the creator of the YouTube channel This Gathered Nest, where she vlogs about her big family, motherhood, and homeschooling. So, of […]

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Top 5 Must-Have Toddler Toys

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) Previously, I wrote a post about the Top 5 Must Have Toys for Babies. Today, I will write about the top five toys for toddlers, or kids ages 1 to 3. Similar to the baby toys, […]

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What does racism mean to me?

In light of George Floyd and other recent events, this has been a hot topic lately. So, let’s discuss racism but more specifically what it means to me. To me, racism is what happens when people judge and make assumptions. Racism is when people just look at the color of your skin and make judgments […]

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