Category Archives: Culture

Places We’ll Go – Americans on Winter Break

By Beverly Cole | Published November 14, 2015

The two weeks surrounding Christmas and New Year are a unique time of the year in the U.S. After several months of homework, tests, and classes, most American children put […]

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The American Holiday Season – Let the Presents/Candy/Party Begin

By Beverly Cole | Published November 14, 2015

For American kids, this is a fantastic time of year. The U.S. Holiday Season is upon us. Beginning with Halloween and ending New Year’s Day, families across the country enjoy […]

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The Atlantic: “The Coddling of the American Mind”

By admin | Published August 18, 2015

Are we raising our kids to be too sensitive?  Authors Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt discuss oversensitivity in the new generation and why that is disastrous for education, future job […]

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Why Some Asian-American Moms Resent Amy Chua

By Haewon Helen Whang | Published June 20, 2015

I know many of you are tired of reading about Amy Chua, the self-proclaimed Tiger Mom who set the blogosphere ablaze when the Wall Street Journal published “Why Chinese Mothers […]

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Why Americans Love Their Kids in Sports

By Beverly Cole | Published April 27, 2015

Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Tae Kwon Do, Swimming – I am not starting a list of all the sports I can think of in a minute. It’s actually sort of a […]

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The Totally Lame Peanut Problem: It’s Your Kid’s Problem Too

By Beverly Cole | Published April 6, 2015

To the woman two rows behind us: I know, I know. I’m the uncool peanut-obsessed parent who is wiping everything down in her row, scanning for any speck of peanuts […]

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