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Children’s Day in China

Children’s Day in China is celebrated every year, on June 1, with joy and parental generosity.  It is the official day for hundreds of millions of doting parents to take their only children to amusement parks and zoos, stuff them full … Continue reading

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5 Secret Things Chinese Parents do to Their Kids at Home

To most non-Asians, Chinese American kids are passive, stoic, self-disciplined automatons born with the ability to study 12 hours a day and recite the first 5000 digits of pi.  What they don’t see is that beneath the veneer of perfect … Continue reading

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How to Raise a Concert Pianist–Chinese Immigrant Style

I should preface by saying that I am not a concert pianist in the sense that I do not give concerts for a living.  I did, however, compete extensively in state, regional, national, and international piano competitions growing up.  When … Continue reading

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10 Signs of Successful Chinese Parenting

I haven’t written anything about Chinese parenting yet, and I feel that it’s time, because in order to convey who I am and how I think, I have to explain the upbringing I’ve spent half my life trying to get … Continue reading

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