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How to have happy and successful play dates?

As of 20171004, Little Prince has been to four different play dates (at three different families) in this autumn 2017 as planned. We look forward to more happy play dates that allow us to learn and make more friends. Little Prince enjoyed playing toys of his friends (especially given how minimalist we live), we also […]

How to prepare our children for their first tooth extraction?

On 20170914, we thought that we could have Little Prince’s infected teeth being extracted. However, the pediatric dentist working in the university had to perform a surgery, hence she would not come to the clinic. He could not eat and sleep well since last week and everyday seemed to be worse even though I had […]

Why must we draw?

In autumn 2017, while guiding and encouraging Little Prince to learn writing alphabets and strokes (汉字笔画), I realized that one needs to learn drawing too. I must remember to be patient and teach him in line with his ability (因材施教), which is growing as days pass. He has been slowly exposed to four different languages, […]

What have we learned from packing to live and work overseas?

I am thankful that I have had the opportunity to live, learn, and work at different cities, countries, and continents. When I move, I need to pack and unpack. The nomadic process allowed me to simplify my life, my things, and learned few lessons. I enjoy practicing a minimalist lifestyle. 3 sets of clothes for […]

What are our favorite mobile apps?

Our mobile phones have already replaced our alarm clock, calendar, camera, and watch; don’t let mobile phones replace our family. In summer 2017, our favorite mobile apps (in an alphabetical order) include: Calendar. Calendar helps us to plan; planning and execution are the essences of successful life. Clock: for alarm, timer, stopwatch. Cymera. Drive. I […]

What are our favorite positive quotes to feel motivated?

I love beautiful words, phrases, and sayings from the wise and the kind. Below are our favorite quotes to self-motivate ourselves: When we really love ourselves, everything in our life works. The Universe, The Divine, & Life reveal to me what I need to know and bring to me what I need. History [1] does […]

What are our checklist living in a service apartment?

From winter 2016 to autumn 2017, my family and/or I lived, not on a continuous basis, in different service apartments. We rented daily or monthly. For more lessons (for myself), see also ref2017*/*hotel_apartment*txt. Sometimes, I feel like a refugee due to the constant needs to pack and unpack. However, many refugees and migrants (including our […]