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Dear Tiger Moms, Please Stop

Please stop all of your messaging around the fact that your kid is not-even-trying-at-all, but still so-dang-smart.

I don’t know how many iterations I’ve heard (from relatives, from students, from my parents’ friends, and seemingly endless cousins, second cousins, etc) that Little Johnny, Little Eric got a 225, 226, 227 out of 240 on the PSAT and you’re just not sure — is that high enough? 714 more words


Untitled ABC Writing Project -- Part 1, A Fable

(Yes, I write fiction. To keep myself honest, I’ll post excerpts every now and again just to force myself to… keep writing.)

Part I: A Chinese Fable: 1,973 more words


In-Laws and Cultural Differences

Here’s something I’ve been needing to let off some steam about:

I’m Chinese — American Born Chinese (ABC, before the angry and bitter set in) — and my husband is White (incidentally, the idea of whether or not white should be capitalized is a fascinating… 393 more words


Bilingual Bicultural News: "Talking About Bilingualism" Research Questionnaire / University of Salamanca

Are you a parent, teacher, linguist, pediatrician, student, language lover? The University of Salamanca (Spain) is conducting research on bilingualism and needs your help!

“Talking about Bilingualism” is a research about bilingualism carried out in Spain, from the University of Salamanca. 98 more words


February events on Bilingualism & Multilingualism

The following are a list of events, symposiums, conferences or workshops held in January related to the areas of bilingual, bicultural or multilingual/multicultural research. If you wish to appear on this list or know of any more events you would like to ask, feel free to contact us through the contact form or in the comments section! 59 more words


Dealing with pressure

If you’re bicultural like I am, and of indian origin, then the topic of marriage is bound to be of much anticipation and discussion amongst your family. 768 more words

Día Internacional de la Lengua Materna. #DILM (Convocatoria)

El 21 de Febrero se celebra el día Internacional de la Lengua Materna y en  Viviendo en el Extranjero queremos ayudar a hacer conciencia de la importancia de preservar nuestra lengua madre, cualquiera que esta sea.  325 more words