What It’s Like to Grow Up Bilingual in The Deep South

What It’s Like to Grow Up Bilingual in The Deep South

What It's Like To Grow Up Bilingual In The Deep South When I was a baby, my first words were hi, mama, daddy, and um-ma (Korean for mom). Ever since then, I grew up hearing and speaking both Korean and English at home. I spoke Korean with my mom and English with my dad. But [...]

Remembering 9/11

Photo by Joshua Santos on Pexels.com (Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) Nineteen years ago today, I woke up, got dressed, had breakfast, and headed to the bus stop. I waited at the bus stop with another kid. The bus came [...]

The 5 Best Things About Living in America

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Recently, I asked this question on Twitter: What is the best thing about the USA?— Helen Hensell (@hhensell) September 7, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js With everything going on in the US, I was genuinely curious what people really thought and felt about this country. Growing up, I was raised by a mom, [...]