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GrowingUpKorean: Kicked out of the house…naked

A fun #TBT #GrowingUpKorean story yall… So I was about 14/15 and I was a bit of a rebellion, probably more than I want to admit. I didn’t follow rules very well and I did not respond to any type of authority very well. To start off, it was summer break from school and this […]

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Daddy’s Little Girl

The other night, I had the chance to take my daughter to a Daddy Daughter Dance, and even though mini me wasn’t feeling well, she toughed it out. I told her we didn’t have to go but she really wanted to, so we only stayed for a little while and we had a blast. About […]

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An Act of Kindness

The other night, we went out to eat for for my FIL’s birthday at a local buffet restaurant. As we sat down, my wife said it was a little cold so I told her I would go out to the car to see if I had a hoodie. I normally keep a hoodie in the […]

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#TBT-GrowingUpKorean: Getting Rid of the Bad Blood

A lil throwback story for yall… #GrowingUpKoreanChronicles Question: Are all Asian mothers uncertified doctors? I ask because I got this treatment alot. When I was young, whenever I didn’t feel well, I got the “go lay down” treatment. But…. if I started feeling worse, throwing up, fever, etc, etc., I would received the worst home […]

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Back to School Time!

It’s “Back to School” time!!! I love seeing the back to school pictures and (most) kids getting excited to go back to a new class, new teachers, new friends, and new learning opportunities. So each morning before the kids take off for school, let’s say a quick prayer: “Thank You Lord, for the gracious gift […]

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Growing Up Korean: Lying to Your Kids

#GrowingUpKorean Every parent has lied to their child about something. From the tooth fairy to “I don’t know who ate your last piece of candy”, all parents have told a little lie here and there. Well… let me tell you about the time my mother keep a lie going for more than a decade. Quick […]

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Chef BoyarBlack

A few months ago, my mother taught me how to make egg rolls. Ever since then, I’ve put off making them by myself. Not only because they were time consuming, but also I didn’t know if they were going to taste as good as my mother’s. I then realized, my egg rolls will never be […]

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Smoking Food

Now, I’m not a professional or anything close to a chef, but I do consider myself a foodie. So when my wife bought me a smoker for Father’s Day, I was super excited. I knew right away, chicken and beef were going to be my number 1 choices to start with, and let me tell […]

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Happy Father’s Day

A quick note to all the amazing fathers out there. As long as you’re actively trying to make positive moves in your child’s life, don’t stop. Life is about taking things one step at a time, and that includes fatherhood. Being a father requires patience, understanding, thoughtfulness, preparation, friendship, sternness, strength, and much more. So […]

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