Tag Archives: children

I played with beanie babies in 1996

I remember that my brother and I would keep ourselves entertained for hours playing with TY beanie babies. I can still remember my favorite ones – Prance the cat, Dottie and Butch the dogs, Goochy the jellyfish (that shared my … Continue reading

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Asking the right questions

I’ve always told my friends and family that I don’t want to have children. By which I always meant that I can see no reason why I right now or maybe ever would want to have children. Of course my … Continue reading

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On respecting my parents and sharing their stories

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with my parents and my Chinese upbringing*.¬†One of my favorite Oscar Wilde quotes is “Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.” I began to … Continue reading

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