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Entries from March 2012

Very Little To Say…

March 30th, 2012 by Theodore | 1 Comment

Other than having my nearly six-year-old son reading me his bedtime story, instead of the other way around, is nice. Not that he’s willing to do it every night, just some, and not that he doesn’t need some help on the words–but still. In my parenting experience, so few things go right and are purely […]

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

March 29th, 2012 by Matt | 1 Comment

We rarely give actual advice on this blog, and for good reason: We generally don’t know what we’re talking about. This post will not be much different, except that it’s loaded with hubris. In short, I’ve spent the past two weeks with my 3-year-old daughter here in Taipei, and I’m seriously impressed with her ability […]

Boys And Girls: Mini-Animals and Mini-Humans

March 28th, 2012 by Theodore | 1 Comment

Let me start off by warning the readers of this post that I am about to be sexist, and what’s more, that I will also engage in outdated, demonstrably untrue gender stereotypes. And yet I believe them and I’m trying to be funny, so being an archaic moron is okay, right? Nice thing about blogging: […]

Sasha vs. Jesus: Taiwan Edition

March 27th, 2012 by Matt | 3 Comments

When I married my Taiwanese wife, Jean, I was a bit of an outsider, not just because I’m a round-eyed American devil but because I’m Jewish, too. At first, this provoked conflicting responses from her family: As an American, I must be profligate, lazy, spendthrift, but as a Jew, I must also be clever, well-educated, […]


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