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Jackie Chan in the Eagle Dad’s Shadow

When I think of Jackie Chan, I usually think of a Kung Fu fighting Harold Lloyd. Jackie’s the bumbler, the… read more Jackie Chan in the Eagle Dad’s Shadow

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Vincent Chin, Danny Chen, and Coping with Betrayal

Last weekend marked the 30th Anniversary of the murder of Vincent Chin. The week that lead up to it was… read more Vincent Chin, Danny Chen, and Coping with Betrayal

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Daytripper: Recommended Reading for Dads

If I were to put together a “Recommended Reading” list for dads, Fàbio Moon and Gabriel Bà’s Daytripper would definitely… read more Daytripper: Recommended Reading for Dads

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Studio Ghibli: Kid-Approved Movies for a Night In

Just before the recent Christmas holiday, Jennifer at Retrevo.com sent out a list of “Epic Nerd-Approved Movies for Kids.” It… read more Studio Ghibli: Kid-Approved Movies for a Night In

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Christmas, Santa, and Jesus

As a parent, two stories I would like to tell better are the story of 9/11 and the story of… read more Christmas, Santa, and Jesus

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This Year’s NYCC 2011

Like talking to teenagers about sex, not enough conversation happens between elementary/middle school students and their adult counterparts (teachers and… read more This Year’s NYCC 2011

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Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

There’s a curious lyric right after the famous opening lines of the Talking Heads song, “Once In A Lifetime.” Letting… read more Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

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Master of the Manly Arts

Sometimes when I hear talk of “manliness,”  Damon Wayans appears in my head wearing a ridiculously tiny bowler with David… read more Master of the Manly Arts

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Animal Husbandry

It began with a Tweet. I had read Panda Dad’s “epilogue” and Tweeted that he had me “up until he… read more Animal Husbandry

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Tiger Mother’s Day

“Top of the World Ma! Top of the World!” That’s what I hear in my head whenever someone mentions “Mother’s… read more Tiger Mother’s Day