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Danish Nostalgia: Understanding My Parents’ California

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November 15, 2021

Examining the allure of Solvang, California in an attempt to better understand my parents.

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How Should Japanese American Parents Talk to Their Kids About Race and Racism?

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September 5, 2020

Explore some of the conversations Japanese Americans have had with their kids about racism, what they wish they'd talked about earlier, and how the dialogue may have evolved over time.

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Old Good Things

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November 24, 2020

What are we going to do with all this old stuff?

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Family Lockdown

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March 13, 2021

Homemade kombucha, forts, sourdough crackers, and a chicken coup? Indoor time with the family means time to get creative.

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Christmas Cards: Yea or Nay?

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June 11, 2020

Christmas cards feel like a holiday staple, but not everyone feels the ~spirit~ of the exchange. Are you #TeamChristmasCards??

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Hearing (And Sharing) Our Grandparents' Stories

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June 11, 2020

Deep down, we know it's important to make an effort to hear our grandparents' stories, but starting those conversations can sometimes be challenging. Here's another reminder that it's definitely worth trying.

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The Language Barriers and Links in a MultiLingual Family

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December 1, 2020

Growing up with multiple languages and cultures can mean barriers between family. But, there is beauty in finding common ground where there are gaps.

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Verbalizing Love in our JA Families

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May 23, 2020

We love and appreciate our families, but as Japanese Americans, it can be hard to verbalize our feelings.

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Safe Activities for a Healthy & Happy Halloween

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April 26, 2020

It's the most pumpkin time of the year! We've compiled a list of fun activities to do to stay safe, but still have a happy Halloween.

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GAME TIME: JA Cranium

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September 5, 2020

Trivia, pictionary, origami, and charades -this game has it all! Test out your knowledge of the Japanese American community with this unique take on the beloved game Cranium. For ages 16 and up.

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