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(2022-01-17 08:49:34)
MykidsintroducedmetheWordlewordgametowardstheendofholidaybreak.Infact,mykidshavetryingveryhardinteachingmegames,beitvideogame,cardgame,boardgames,wordpuzzles,evenpianolessons,Iamhardlyreceptive.
Ieagerlysharedmyfirstfewresults,andIevengotacomplimentfromson,"forapersonwhoselanguageisn'tEnglish,itmustbehard".Maybe,justalittlebit. Checkitoutifyouhaven'ttried. [阅读全文]
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Mynewyear'sresolutionforlastyearwas:toreadonebookamonth,andIfailedmiserably,asusual.However,Ididnotfailinforgettingthisparticularresolutionfor2021.So,Iwilldoubledownmyresolutionfornextyear,2022:readtwobooksamonth,maybeintheend,Iwillreadatleastonebookin2022. HappyNewYear. [阅读全文]
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Istronglyrecommendthisbooktoparents,asaparent,asaChineseparent,asaparentwithachilddemandingperfectionandprecisionfromherself.
ThisisoneofthefewbooksthatIfinishedreadingfromcovertocoverwithoutskippingasingleline. IknowmanyChineseparentssendkidstotheIowaWriters'Workshop,orIowaWriters'Workshphascomeupseveraltimesinthisforum,theauther,YiyunLiisagraduateoftheIowaWriters'Workshop....[阅读全文]
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(2021-12-24 22:05:03)
Themusicroomislivelyagainoncemore,afterbeingquietforafewmonths,collectingdust.Thosepianolessonsdidn'tgotowaste.Aftersettlingdownathome,theveryfirstthingthatmycollegesophomoretouchedandplayedishispiano.Asofnowatmidnight,themusicstillgoeson,themusicofjoyandhappiness,musicoflonging. MerryChristmas,andHappyHolidays. [阅读全文]
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TheBoy,TheMole,TheFox,andTheHorsebyCharlieMackesy. ForkidswhoareadmittedtoEDorEAschools,Irecommendthisbook,lookhowfaryouhavecome.
Forkidswhowerenotofferedanyadmissionduringthiscycle,Irecommendthisbook.Haveapieceofcake,focusonwhatyouneedtodo,notwhatyoushould'vedone. Forparents,ourkidsareenough.Lowerourexpectations,donotvaluetoomuchontherankingsofcolleges. ...[阅读全文]
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Foranyonewhohasworkedsohardontheirapplication,andyettheydidn'tgetintotheirfirstchoiceschool,pleasedonotfeelthisisarejectionoftheirhardwork,theirhabitats,theirupbringing,theirdevotion,ortheirpassion.
Itisnotastragic,thoughitmightseemlikesoatthemoment.
Yet,iftheapplicationessayisaboutsomeone,itshouldbeabouttheapplicant,notthegrandma,grandpa,ma,orpa,nomatterhowtearjerkingtheirstor...[阅读全文]
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(2021-11-24 08:07:07)
Manyparentsareeithersolicitingadvicesfortheirkids,orgivingtheiradvicetotheirkids,includingmyrelatives.Ifranklytoldmysonwhiletwoofuswenttoastore,"Don'tlistentoouradviceonyourcareerchoice,wedon'tknowanything"Iwillrespecthischoicefororagainst,foraslongitishischoice,notachoicemadebyothers,notachoicetopleaseothers.
IadmitthatIdon'thavethecouragetobroachthesubjectof$400,000...[阅读全文]
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Ifoundthissongonline.
Teachourkidsnottobeaconformist.Teachourkidstochallenge,toprotect,tospeakup,tostandup,torebel.Thehellwithobedience.
Iammymother'ssavagedaughter
Theonewhorunsbarefoot
Cursingsharpstones
Iammymother'ssavagedaughter
Iwillnotcutmyhair
Iwillnotlowermyvoice Mymother'schildisasavage
Shelooksforheromensinthecolorsofstones<...[阅读全文]
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Awisemanoncesaid"Biasandprejudicearelikeourbreathandbodyodor,notbecausewecan'tsmellours,itdoesn'tmeanwearevoidofbiasorprejudice" Haveasafeandhappyholiday. [阅读全文]
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(2021-11-19 10:22:34)
Aftermysongothislearnerpermitmanysummersago,wewenttoaneighborhoodschoolparkinglottopractice.Afterafewrounds,wenoticedashirtlessguycameoutofhishouse,standinginhisdriveway,lookingatourdirection.Itwasaweekend,therewasnooneelse.Hejuststoodthere. Icouldfeelmysonbecameuneasy,andaskedifweshouldleave.Truthbetold,Ifeltuncomfortabletoo.But,Itoldmyson,"Idonotgiveahootwhatthisguywants,don'tmindhim...[阅读全文]
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