Parenting Category

Growing Up Blasian

Recently, I been thinking about how I grew up and how being Blasian (Black and Asian for the ones in the back) played a part in my everyday life. My skin complexion registered me as Black, because that was the selected choice on my paperwork for school, making my Asian-ness secondary. So now I’m older, […]

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Back to School Prayer

Lord, as our daughter heads toward a new school year, we come to you in prayer. We pray You will guide and protect her. Please shield her from any harm, viruses, anxiety, and doubts. This year will bring forth new pressures and challenges, so we ask You to protect her mind, heart, and body. We […]

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My Greatest Fear as A Father

I really couldn’t sleep well last night. It was weird. For some reason, this celebrity death hit different. I was super emotional all day after. As an athlete, specifically a basketball player, Kobe was one of the players everyone my generation wanted to play like (Either him of Jordan). He played hard and gave everything […]

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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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#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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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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Happy Mother’s Day – GrowingUpKorean

First off, Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers! Thank you for continuous life lessons, whether we want them or not. Growing up, I remember my mom teaching me the art of having a green thumb (I still have a brown thumb). She taught me how to cut grass, use the weed eater, dig up weeds, […]

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