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Forum: Multicultural Families   04-10-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,602
Posted By AutumnWind
And as far as the suspicion that your MIL will...

And as far as the suspicion that your MIL will throw away your pumped milk, to me that is very, very insulting and goes to the core of disrespecting you as a mother. I mean, throwing away your...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-10-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,602
Posted By AutumnWind
Blithe -- I'm white, my husband is Korean. We've...

Blithe -- I'm white, my husband is Korean. We've been married ten years. My ILs are first generation immigrants, as is my husband. My ILs would have tried what yours are pulling, but we live three...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-10-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,778
Posted By AutumnWind
I'm Caucasian (EuroMutt, many generations),...

I'm Caucasian (EuroMutt, many generations), married to a first generation South Korean American guy. : ) My son is light-skinned, dark hair, brown almond-shaped eyes. My daughter is medium-skinned,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-08-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,709
Posted By AutumnWind
Ahhhh, Mrs. Cookie....

Ahhhh, Mrs. Cookie. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif Years ago, I was starting very similar threads here at MDC about my Korean MIL. I'm Caucasian, and my husband is...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-05-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,579
Posted By AutumnWind
My Korean MIL also says nasty things about other...

My Korean MIL also says nasty things about other Asian cultures. Mainly Chinese and Japanese. We don't see her much, but if we did, it would become a problem and I would have to say something --...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-03-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi Megan!!! How the heck did you know it was...

Hi Megan!!! How the heck did you know it was me??? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif I met you at LLL, right?
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-03-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 768
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi. I'm looking for other families who are...

Hi. I'm looking for other families who are raising Hapa children. I'm white, and my husband is Korean. So, our children are Hapa of course (half Asian, half non-Asian)....
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-03-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi. I'm looking for other women like me, who are...

Hi. I'm looking for other women like me, who are in intercultural marriages with Asian men. I'm white, and my husband is Korean. We have 2 kids and we live in the Greater Binghamton area.

I would...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-03-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By AutumnWind
My dh is Korean American (first generation)....

My dh is Korean American (first generation). This thread is very good for me, because sometimes it's a challenging road with his...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-03-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,579
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi, multicultural families....

Hi, multicultural families. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif

My dh is Korean American (first generation), and is dismayed that in the U.S. (or at least here in Upstate...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-03-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By AutumnWind
Quote: Originally Posted by evjolin...

Quote:
Originally Posted by evjolin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13114981)
There is the tiny tots tea room in clifton...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-22-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,353
Posted By AutumnWind
heidi -- is your husband the oldest son, a...

heidi -- is your husband the oldest son, a younger son, or the only son in the family?

I feel your frustration. My ILs are Korean and I'm white. We don't see them much. I married the only son,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-22-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By AutumnWind
The Alpha Female Syndrome........ In...

The Alpha Female Syndrome........

In another thread on here - "Asian IL's disliking white DIL's" - someone mentioned an Alpha Female Syndrome. It was in reference to when Asian MIL's and SIL's...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-22-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,395
Posted By AutumnWind
started a new thread...

started a new thread...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-11-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
WC_hapamama -- what happened to your mother...

WC_hapamama -- what happened to your mother actually happened to my Korean SIL!!!!!

SIL is the oldest child (of two. my dh is the youngest.) and she married a white man. Her parents pretty much...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-10-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By AutumnWind
Jyotsna --- thank you so much for sharing that....

Jyotsna --- thank you so much for sharing that. I looked at your blog and your pictures. You are beautiful. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif I can relate to your...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-04-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
Heidi -- WOW. You guys have handled the problems...

Heidi -- WOW. You guys have handled the problems VERY EFFECTIVELY, in my opinion. The rude ones have learned that there are consequences to treating you badly & being rude, and now they are starting...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-03-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
To those of you who have great in-laws -- that...

To those of you who have great in-laws -- that is such a blessing!
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-03-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
Quote: Originally Posted by heidi526...

Quote:
Originally Posted by heidi526 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12727136)
My husband is Vietnamese and I am Caucasian...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-03-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By AutumnWind
Bellevue -- my local group probably wouldn't be...

Bellevue -- my local group probably wouldn't be exciting cause it's not very active and only has like two members. We probably don't live in the same area, although it would ROCK if we did!!!!...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
eepster -- my situation is similar, and as a...

eepster -- my situation is similar, and as a result I don't see MIL much, or SIL, who were very rude, condescending, underhanded, and sneering toward me for the first 3/4 of our marriage. We've been...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi there RGsMom. Nice to meetcha. This...

Hi there RGsMom. Nice to meetcha.

This subject is near and dear to my heart, because I am a white daughter-in-law in a Korean family, which is a unique experience. I'm always curious about how...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By AutumnWind
Quote: Originally Posted by liliesandliars...

Quote:
Originally Posted by liliesandliars http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12238566)
My eurasian son is only three years...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 02:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi. I'm white, and my dh is Korean. He and his...

Hi. I'm white, and my dh is Korean. He and his family moved here when he was 12, in the 1970's.

Do any other mixed-marriage Mamas here have Asian in-laws? If so, how do you get along with them?...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By AutumnWind
Hi there, bellevuemama! I'm white, and my dh is...

Hi there, bellevuemama! I'm white, and my dh is Korean. He immigrated to the U.S. with his family when he was 12.

I, too, find that most of the time when I meet a mixed Asian couple, it's usually...
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