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Sun, October 1, 2023 | 21:09
Koreans in US `eager' over new leadership
DALLAS - As South Korea ends close to a decade of conservative rule and ushers in a new era after liberal President Moon Jae-in took office Wednesday, Koreans in the U.S. expressed high hopes for their mother country and a new generation of Korea-U.S. relations. ``Whether you voted for Moon or not, this is an exciting and crucial turning point for our country,'' said Kim Jin-tae, a 48-year-old software engineer in Los Angeles, who was one of more than 200,000 overseas Koreans - a record number - to cast ballots last month for the presidential election.
`Emotional voters' overseas to rush to polls
DALLAS - As South Korea gears up for an unprecedented presidential election in May, the number of overseas voters who have long been considered a passive bloc is expected to reach a record high. More than 23,000 voters have registered on the first day of registration, a seven-fold jump compared to the first day figure during the most recent presidential election, according to...
Being both work-at-home, stay-at-home mom
After last week's column about my somewhat depressing daily log as a stay-at-home mom, I got several e-mails from readers who were left with some questions. They asked how I feel about leaving the workforce, what it's like to freelance and how on earth I make time to write this column and other articles with three little monkeys in the house.
What do stay-at-home moms do all day?
So what do stay-at-home moms (SAHMs) do all day anyway?
Getting jobs in US becoming impossible for Korean students
DALLAS - Despite living in the U.S. for almost five years, Kim Ju-young neither paid attention nor cared much about U.S. politics - until two weeks ago. “Not until my immediate future started literally depending on the decisions made by the U.S. president,” said Kim, 27, who studies music composition at the University of Texas in Austin.
Are kids learning too much too soon?
I recently read an article in a mainstream Korean newspaper about two-year-olds in some of Seoul's richest neighborhoods being tutored in writing, math and science. We're talking two-year-olds. I then looked at my own two-year-old at home who just happened to be eating her freshly picked booger. Satisfied with the size, she flashed a big cheesy smile. At that moment, I honest...
Love-hate relationship with toys
Toys - oh how could such colorful and innocent playthings become such a monumental source of constant stress for a grown woman? When you have too many. Way too many toys.
Am I guilty of `over-sharenting?'
Ellen, Ann and Lauren recently broadcasted their very first Facebook Live streaming episode. It was a live demo of the girls making kimchi with me.
Why children's performance so special?
After coming out of one of the worst colds of my life, I was awarded with an early Christmas present - my twin girls’ first-ever preschool Christmas performance.
Getting sick gets better with experience
For the past two days, I so deeply and desperately wished I could just call in sick to motherhood, crawl into bed and shut the world out.
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