LIVED THROUGH THIS

What I gained and what I lost

Me at age five, when I renamed myself “Jane.” Photo courtesy of the author


A question that helps me see when I’m the one making myself needlessly busy

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In this specific increment, I find my strongest self

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After 20 years of raising children while working full-time, here’s what I’ve got

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Return to work after maternity/paternity leave on a Wednesday.


What sets some candidates head and shoulders above the rest?

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The promise of reentry is a dangerous lie

Author’s photo of Seoul Airport, immigrating from Korea to Canada, 1975. My parents were dressed up for the long trans Pacific flight. That’s me in the middle.


Making meaning out of the hardest things

Author’s photo: holding Molly’s hand, June 13, 2021.


Lily Qian for #StopAsianHate @Medium

When six Asian women were killed in Atlanta in March, the writer Jane Park felt an ache of concern that was all too familiar


It’s not: “Do you like it?”

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This Is Us

On anti-Asian hate, allyship, and protecting our moms and dads

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Jane Park

Entrepreneur + Essayist. CEO of sustainable gifting company: https://tokki.com/. Speaker, writer: https://www.seejanewonder.com. Addicted to making meaning.

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