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28- How to Ruin a Dinner Party

Emily (to Jean-Pierre):  “Papa, I got stung by a bee

and it swelled up my hand to the size of a sausage.”

Jean-Pierre:  “A sausage?  What kind of sausage?” 896 more words


26- Where Boobs are of National Interest

Emily, referring to the light

recently illumined above the computer:  “Dim it!”

Jean-Pierre (to me):

“Did you hear our daughter’s language?!”

Jean-Pierre (to Emily):  “Don’t swear!” 482 more words


Formula-Feeding and My idea of Being American

In the past 5-6 years as a social worker working with immigrants from various countries, I do not know how many times I have come across clients who thought feeding formula vs your own breast-milk was being more… 508 more words

Life Style

My Father: How Moving to America Has Shaped his Perception

My Father: How Moving to America Has Shaped his Perception

           of America and his Own Identity               

by Max Bauer, July 2014

For over a century, since the first major wave of immigrants started coming to America in the 1880’s, the United States has captured the imagination of people all over the world looking for prosperity. 4,646 more words


Composite Keys

The key
All day trying to create
Awesome metaphor for the broken heart
Is how she does it
One mission for today
What may it be? 140 more words


Young Children as Intercultural Mediators

One of our latest publications is Young Children as Intercultural Mediators by Zhiyan Guo. Here, Zhiyan tells us a bit more about how she came to write the book. 544 more words


Peanut Butter Nose

When I was younger, a lady told me my nose looked like someone had smeared peanut butter across my face. 670 more words