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Sun, October 1, 2023 | 16:49
Teaching children to mind manners
Over the Thanksgiving long weekend, I had family and friends visiting from Michigan and California. Having aunts and uncles over and getting to do all kinds of fun stuff, stay up late, eat junk food and all, it was a lot of fun for the kids. But for me, it was a challenging few days to struggle with one area of parenting that strikes me as surprisingly tough - teaching manner...
Protests shouldn't be ignored: US expert
The fifth candlelit protest against embattled President Park Geun-hye drew more than 1.9 million protesters across South Korea, Saturday, but will Cheong Wa Dae budge this time?
What it's like to have food allergy
Earlier today, I stuffed myself with a big fat peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The kind where both the peanut butter and jelly ooze out from all sides in the most perfect way imaginable.
'Trump may meet N. Korean leader soon'
DALLAS - Amid anticipation that America’s next commander-in-chief will introduce a sharp and significant foreign policy shift, a prominent North Korean expert predicts that a meeting between Donald Trump and Pyongyang’s despot Kim Jong-un may happen soon.
Big siblings play big influence
A few days ago, the unthinkable happened.
[Trump Aftershock] Trump victory unnerves Koreans in US
DALLAS - Americans woke up Wednesday morning to a country where Donald Trump, the billionaire reality show star, has become the president-elect in one of the biggest upsets in U.S. political history. In disbelief and denial, people fear how their lives may or may not be impacted under a leader who has constantly been labeled a racist and sexist throughout a divisive and ugly ...
Americans puzzled by Choi Soon-sil scandal
DALLAS - Whenever the Korean peninsula makes headlines here in the U.S., it usually has to do with North Korea and its provocations that often draws the same stale public reaction at best. This time, it’s all about South Korea’s first female president and a spiraling soap opera-style scandal that’s gotten people puzzled, appalled and amused at the same time.
Kids coping with language barrier
First of all, I’d like to thank all my readers who wrote in to share their own first day of school stories and cheered on my girls who’ve now entered their third week of school. Saying third week of school may be a little misleading because, although it is the third week, Ellen and Ann have only been to school four times.
Underestimating N. Korea huge mistake
DALLAS - It’s no longer surprising that many South Koreans remain unfazed by North Korea’s provocations - whether it be a missile or nuclear test - and the reaction following Pyongyang’s nuclear test Friday was no different.
First day of preschool
I tried to get a head start on this column by picturing in my head what Ellen and Ann’s first day of school would be like.
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