Tag: childhood

Beyond 4 Walls

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLxoZEFoKlA] Before I was a parent I used to joke: “That’s how Chinese people show love.” I made that joke every time my friend complained about how critical her mother was of her. We were in our 20s then. It…

ABCs

[Click the picture for Jin’s ABC rap.] I hated Chinese school. I hated the squeezing into the family car for what seemed like an eternity to Chinatown from Hollis (home of Run DMC). I hated standing up to be judged…