Beyond “Tiger Parenting”

Sunday, April 13, 2014

I still remember the moment on Twitter a few years ago, when a Wall Street Journal tweet caught my eye with these inflammatory words: “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.” Within…

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Lessons Learned from an Overseas Trip

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Apologies for taking a while to post lately, but I’ve been in Scandinavia! =) My hope for either myself or my family this year was to go on…

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Success for Our Kids…At What Cost?

Thursday, February 14, 2013

We recently hosted friends from New York City for dinner, who came with their two young daughters in tow. The elder, a precocious four-year-old who can easily speak…

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What’s Wrong With Settling?

Friday, September 14, 2012

Yesterday, I was talking with one of my sons about friends who are planning to enter into the mission field soon. I was sharing my excitement for their…

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Giving Up Clutter for Lent, Part Four: Clutter Wins. Or Does It?

Friday, March 23, 2012

A few days ago, I had about 90 minutes, maybe 2 solid hours if I was lucky, to do as I pleased. My youngest son, who requires the…

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Giving Up Clutter for Lent, Part Two

Friday, March 2, 2012

We are a little over a week into Lent, and in this post I wanted to address some of the lessons I have begun to learn as we…

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