Why Is a Single Mom Facing Deportation For Fleeing From Her Alleged Abuser? #StandWithNanHui

The case of a single mom found guilty of child abduction is calling attention to the intersection of domestic violence and immigration law, and how both may be failing women. Earlier this week, a central California jury convicted undocumented single mother Nan Hui Jo of kidnapping her then one-year-old daughter, when she escaped from her boyfriend and the child’s father, Jesse Charlton. ...more
MomsRising HapaMamaGrace BlogHer Because she abducted the child out of the US #StandWithNanHui ...more

How The Academy Awards Lived Up To The #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag

After winning Best Supporting Actress for her role as a single mother in Boyhood, Patricia Arquette said one of the boldest feminist statements I've ever heard at the Oscars. But her comments afterward, along with so many other elements of the show, left a lot of people shaking our heads....more
GREAT wrap-up Grace. BOOM: "I'm more concerned that casual remarks at high-profile events like ...more

Chinese New Year, Without the Stereotypes

The Year of the Sheep (or Goat) begins today. In honor of the Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, celebrations last for two weeks in many Asian societies, and there are parades and festivities in U.S. cities with large Asian American communities. While it’s all fun, there’s also an ugly element that raises its head during this season, and it looks like this: Image: Party Cheap ...more
I didn't realize that the New Year has started! I will have to celebrate with the kids!more

#AAPIVoices: How Bloggers Stood Up to Rock the Boat

The new ABC show Fresh Off The Boat was one of the top five most tweeted TV programs last week. Besides sparking conversation about the show itself&dmash;the first sitcom with an Asian American cast in 20 years—it's also set off a lot of discussion about how the Asian American experience is still relatively unknown in the mainstream parent blogging community. ...more
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Children and Gun Safety: How Much Has Really Changed Since Newtown?

Over two years have passed since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, and a new article at Huffington Post calls attention to the fact that over 100 children have died in unintentional gunfire since then. The findings come from a study released by Everytown for Gun Safety. ...more
The tide is turning! Many states have passed new laws--Washington, California, Colorado, ...more

Would You Have an IVF Baby With Three Parents?

Back in the old days, babies—even ones conceived through in vitro fertilization—had two genetic parents: one mother, one father. Now, Britain is on its way to allowing embryos conceived through IVF to have genetic materials from three different people. ...more
I'm 100% in favor of this. We're not even talking about the ability to rid humans of all genetic ...more

Why I’m Watching ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

Image Credit: ABC My family doesn’t watch much network TV, but that may soon be changing with the premier of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat. I’ve waited 20 years to see a show that even vaguely resembles my own on the screen. And now, the sitcom based on celebrity chef and TV personality Eddie Huang’s memoir Fresh Off the Boat features a Taiwanese immigrant family… named the Huangs… in prime time ....more

I’ve Waited 20 Years to Watch 'Fresh Off the Boat'

My family doesn’t watch much network TV, but that may soon be changing with the premier of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat. I’ve waited 20 years to see a show that even vaguely resembles my own on the screen. ...more
I liked it. I didn't think it was as funny as I expected, but I'd watch it again. I'm not sure ...more

INTERVIEW: Jason Fung, Author of ‘Beyond Eurasian and Hapa’

I recently had a chance...more

Keep Learning All Summer With Galileo Camps Coupon

This article is sponsored by Galileo Learning. Keep reading to find out how to save $30 on your family’s camp registration! Every spring, I start thinking: What are my kids going to do all summer? ...more