Post Category: Living

3 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Cyber Kidnapping

3 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Cyber Kidnapping

3 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Cyber Kidnapping: On December 28, Chinese exchange student Kai Zhuang ran away from his host family out into the cold wilderness of Utah state. He told no one where he was going or the frightening reason why: Zhuang was being threatened...

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The History of New Year’s Resolutions

The History of New Year’s Resolutions

The History of New Year’s Resolutions: Each year as the calendar turns from December to January, people around the world take time to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter and the promise of a fresh start. One of the oldest traditions of welcoming the new year is...

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4 Fun American Thanksgiving Traditions

4 Fun American Thanksgiving Traditions

4 Fun American Thanksgiving Traditions: Each November, Americans from all kinds of backgrounds celebrate Thanksgiving, a U.S. national holiday centered on friends, family—and lots of food! The modern American Thanksgiving includes a wide variety of traditions, and...

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4 Surprising Things About Parenting in the U.S.

4 Surprising Things About Parenting in the U.S.

4 Surprising Things About Parenting in the U.S. -  Moving to the United States from another country brings changes and challenges of all kinds. Some changes are things people might expect, such as hearing a new language, trying new foods, and discovering new places....

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3 Great Ways to Make New Friends in the U.S.

3 Great Ways to Make New Friends in the U.S.

3 Great Ways to Make New Friends in the U.S. - Moving to the U.S. can be both an exciting and a lonely experience. “At home in Japan I had a strong group of friends,” said one woman who recently moved to Seattle, Washington. “We all met in college, and we supported...

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