Journal Diaries

First Time Wearing a Tampon: From a Hmong Girl’s POV

Last week my friend was on her period and she decided to try out a tampon. I was with her at the store to help her choose which tampons to buy and guiding her from outside the bathroom door when she was putting it in. It took her five tries, but she did it. After… Continue reading First Time Wearing a Tampon: From a Hmong Girl’s POV

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My Mother’s Story

Growing up I can never rely getting help with homework from my mother. If it was project that deals with creativity, then that is when my mom can help. However, if it was something like calculus, I’m on my own.  Unlike my father who was educated in Laos, my mother never received any education. She… Continue reading My Mother’s Story

Journal Diaries

Lost in Thoughts

Last fall my friend, who was my roommate for two years and suitemate  last year, we decided to went out in downtown Raleigh on a nice beautiful afternoon to take some pictures. Actually, I was the photographer and she was my muse. And photography was an interest that we both share besides other common hobbies.… Continue reading Lost in Thoughts