FOCS love in the International Examiner!

09/13/2013

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L to R: Kamalii Yeh Garcia (with daughter, Naia), Jenny Woo (with son, Wilson), Amy Pak (with son Asa), Lucia Armenta (with daughter, Lulu), Enoka Herat (with daughter, Semra), Aileen Balahadia (with son, Diwa). photo by Meron Menghistab Photography

Balancing Act:  Parenting, Career and Communitywe are delighted to be highlighted in this week’s issue of the IE, Community section.  this paper is the source of news for Seattle’s International District and non-profit community.  it was written by a former UW student Amy Pak advised, so it’s exciting to be connected to our community in various ways.  most of our families find these intersecting and collaborative connections that link our professional and personal lives.  the article highlights that Asian Americans tend to be more satisfied in life, balancing our many responsibilities with family and career success.   pretty sure many of us can attest to that!  this nice promotion should bring more families of color to FOCS!  chheeee hooo!!read the International Examiner article here.

FOCS original mamas & babes, spring 2013

09/13/2013

we couldn’t be more full of gratitude and happiness with our first round of FOCS gatherings.  13 families, two groups of lovely brown babies & waddlers of color.  mahalo to all for talking story, sharing great food, welcoming us into your hearts and homes, playdates, connecting parallel experiences, supportive partners & daddies, and for believing in the spirit of building community together.  RICE RICE BABY!
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All- FOCS potluck, mama love!
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photo by Meron Photography
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columbia city farmers’ market