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Thien-Kim Lam
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Ring in the new year with a breakfast worth waking up for: strawberry guacamole on toast topped with crispy bacon.

Get the recipe here: http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/12/strawberry-guacamole-bacon-toast.html

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This simple strawberry guacamole recipe is breakfast perfection. Just slather on some toast and top with bacon.
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It's day 2 of NaNoWriMo. Are you ready? #nanowrimo   #amwriting  
We've put together the ultimate NaNoWriMo survival kit to keep you going through your 50,000 words.
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There's been plenty of discussion about diverse books for our children, but let's not forget about books for us grown-ups! Thanks to a panel discussion from BEA/BookCon, I now have 17 new sci-fi fantasy books to add to my TBR list! See the full list here: http://bit.ly/1ANQLs5 #diversebooks   #scifi   #BookCon15  
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My kids don't want to come to my job (I work from home) but they love visiting their father's workplace! Great tips from +The Cubicle Chick 
 
Next Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Read how you can participate as well as inspire your kids to begin thinking about what they want to do when they grow up :-) #career   #careeradvice   #careertips   #parenting  
Take our daughters and sons to work day is April 23rd. Learn 6 ways that you can inspire your kids while they participate while also instilling work ethic.
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Did you know that almost every country has their own version of the Cinderella story? Here's 19 to get you started. #cinderella   #weneeddiversebooks   #kidlit  
In these Cinderella stories from around the world, she played a much more active role in her destiny. Read them together with your kids.
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Did you know that Vietnamese egg rolls are different from Chinese ones? I'm sharing my mom's recipe for this crispy goodness! Plus learn how to roll an egg roll in 9 easy steps. http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/02/vietnamese-egg-rolls-recipe.html
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Looking for an easy and delicious dinner idea? How about a BBQ Chicken and Bacon Pizza? http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/02/easy-bbq-chicken-bacon-pizza-recipe.html

(sponsored) #mcskilletsauce   #weekdaysupper   #bacon  
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Today's the big day! We're talking +Certified Angus Beef ® brand and roasts. I conquered my first thanks to their #RoastPerfect  app. Head over to the site for the recipe to Pomegranate Balsamic Glazed Prime Rib http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/11/pomegranate-balsamic-glazed-prime-rib.html #SundaySupper  [AD]
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I will join you for dinner! That is truly a "roast perfect!" Sharing...
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In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, I've put together a list of early and middle grade chapter books about the Asian American experience. http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/05/14-chapter-books-that-celebrate-asian-pacific-american-heritage.html #diversebooks   #kidlit   #APAHeritage  
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How do you know if your child is ready for his/her first cell phone? Here's how our family decided if my 9-year-old was ready. I've also made a free printable family cell phone agreement you can download! #ad   #cbias   #MarchIntoSavings  
Things to consider plus a free printable child-parent cell phone agreement.
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Celebrate Women's History Month by learning more about these amazing women scientists and explores with your kids! http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/03/biographies-women-scientists-explorers-kids.html #WomensHistoryMonth   #weneeddiversebo   #kidlit  
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If your kids love graphic novels like mine do, here's a some that we love and/or come highly recommended. There's graphic novels for preschoolers all the way to young adults! http://www.imnotthenanny.com/2015/02/diverse-graphic-novels-kids.html #weneeddiversebooks   #graphicnovel  
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Blogger, Writer, Social Media Consultant
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  • From Left to Write
    Owner, 2010 - present
  • I'm Not the Nanny
    Owner, 2009 - present
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Asian overachiever: blogger, artist, writer, coffee-lover, book hoarder, foodie and mom. Not necessarily in that order
Introduction
As Vietnamese-American raised in Louisiana with biracial African Amerian children, Thien-Kim has been luckily enough to field questions like “Where are you really from?” and “Are those really your kids?” They make perfect topics for her blog I’m Not the Nanny where she writes covers multicultural parenting, work-life balance, food, and creativity. She’s also the head book nerd at From Left to Write, a virtual book club of bloggers.

Thien-Kim has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered Checking More Than One Box: A Growing Multiracial Nation and the Washington Post’s Number of biracial babies soar over past decade.
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Featured on NPR's All Things Considered and Washington Post.
Education
  • Northwestern State University
    1996 - 2000
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