We went to Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks. It was a cool cloudy day when we talked about: Getting kids involved in a team sport, like soccer. I’m worried about the time commitment, but we generally agreed it’s essential for a child’s development. Creating a team web page. Facebook Page is more popular now. However, [...]
…is the value of just being there when someone is in need. Nothing fancy, like cooking dinner or buy stuff. Just be there, give a little hug, and quietly listen. I’m so proud of her!
It’s hard to miss people talking about Amy Chua’s WSJ article on “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior”1. Especially the massive backlash. A lot of people are annoyed by the stereotypical description of an Asian family and her examples (albeit extreme) of how Chinese parents raise their children. I’m not one to jump on the bandwagon [...]
My daughter is in kindergarten. She has been taught a few things, either by my wife and I, or by her teachers, on doing the right thing. I come to think they’re applicable, no matter how old we are. Share. Play fair. Don’t hit people. Put things back in where you found them. Clean up [...]
Recently, I recalled a conversation with my friends about the value of a college degree. They did not agree about the current job requirements for a post-high school degree. What they observed, people without degrees do just as well in the workplace. I disagreed. Getting to that job interview requires an indication that I’ve put [...]