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Give Me A Bite With native lang

I read the western people don't share their dishes on the table. Is that true? Japanese people often share dishes especially with a...
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Jul 2, 2015 17:03 youngestdaughter eldestdaughter Japanese culture
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When Cocoa Goes To Sleep With native lang

Since our dog, Cocoa, would like to be with someone anytime, she follows my youngest daughter who goes to bed first when night comes. My...
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Jun 24, 2015 23:36 youngestdaughter dog
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So Do I With native lang

"Cocoa, you're so cute. Look. She is saying'Pat me, Mom.'" I was patting my dog. My eight-year-daughter ran to us...
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Jun 16, 2015 17:21 youngestdaughter dog
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Bee Goes To Bed Alone With native lang

Japanese parents share a bed with a child. My eldest daughter sleeps alone since she is already a teenager. Bee, a youngest daughter, h...
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Jun 5, 2015 12:07 youngestdaughter Japanese culture
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She Misses On-chang With native lang

On-chang, a Taiwanese graduate student, left our house since she could get a dormitory. She spent one year as a family of us. My eight-...
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May 22, 2015 11:30 youngestdaughter
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Today's Angel With native lang

When I was writing an article on my hospital journal, my eight-year-old daughter told me without a break. "And Mom, my friend was ....
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May 21, 2015 14:08 youngestdaughter
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My daughter is good at playing the piano With native lang

My daughter was practicing playing the piano. "Mom! Look at me!" she said. "Mom, I can play the piano closing my eyes. L...
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Mar 17, 2015 20:57 youngestdaughter
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Who Is the Kindest Girl? With native lang

"What are they?" On-chan, a Taiwanese college student staying my house, asked me picking half-bitten cookies up. "Uh, Pon...
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Jan 24, 2015 17:04 youngestdaughter eldestdaughter
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My Daughter's Mystery With native lang

My daughter told me one morning. "Mom, it was a mystery. As soon as I fell asleep last night, my iPhone rang. It was only one mom...
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Jan 23, 2015 12:12 eldestdaughter
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I Miss You, Summer. With native lang

I should have had more mojito. I should have had more shaved ice. I should have swam more. It is already cool every day. Oh, I miss...
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Sep 18, 2014 23:31
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Cat Quiz With native lang

My youngest daughter,Bee, gave her sister a quiz when she was having dinner. "Well, Pon (her sister) , what is a cat that it has fo...
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Aug 7, 2014 11:53 youngestdaughter eldestdaughter
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Thank You, Grandma! With native lang

In early summer, my mother-in-low gives her children boxes of cherries. We got it this year, too. Washing the cherries, I asked my daug...
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Jul 1, 2014 15:56 youngestdaughter
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Blame It on a Dragonfly nymph With native lang

My daughter asked me a plastic bottle to bring to school. The teacher will make his children raise dragonfly nymphs she said. "But...
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May 31, 2014 21:08 youngestdaughter
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Mom, I Love You With native lang

"Mom, I love you so much! I'll do anything for you," my seven-year-old daughter suddenly told and hugged me. "What ca...
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May 31, 2014 11:12 youngestdaughter
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Smaller Two With native lang

My eldest daughter will be fourteen years old on 23rd on March. Teenagers always go to bed late and she mostly goes to bed later than I,...
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Mar 18, 2014 17:16 youngestdaughter dog
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Spring Has Come? With native lang

"I'm bored these cold days. I hope spring will come soon!" I said on the way to school with my youngest daughter. She cont...
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Mar 14, 2014 10:13 Japanese culture youngestdaughter
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Confortable Darkness With native lang

Most of Japanese mothers sleep with their small children. My eldest daughter is thirteen, so she goes to bed alone but my youngest daugh...
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Feb 28, 2014 09:46 dog youngestdaughter Japanese culture
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Trimming at Home With native lang

My dog, Cocoa, doesn't like trimming. It needs three hours that they make her fur neat and Cocoa trembles with fear for the while. ...
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Feb 9, 2014 10:33 dog
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First Cooking With native lang

My daughter made a fried egg for the first time. She dropped a piece of butter, cracked an egg shell well and waited. Since we had a ti...
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Feb 4, 2014 10:41 youngestdaughter
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小さい大人 With native lang

When I provided tempura for dinner, my seven-year daughter put a squeeze of lemon on it. Since I said, "Bee, you look like a grown-...
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Feb 2, 2014 22:12 youngestdaughter