Tag Archives: listen

What can we learn from the movie Love in the 1980s?

On the eve of our Papa’s 67th birthday [1], I watched a movie entitled Love in the 1980s. It reminded me on the love between my parents. While I watched this slowly-paced movie in the early hours, later Little Prince watched it partially and I realized that Little Princess loved the greenery scene too. Some […]

How to help children stay safe?

To help our children stay safe: Remind our child/children that we love them and any form of abuse is never the victim’s fault. Bad people have been known to threaten children or coerce them into secrecy by making them fear the consequences of anger or loss of affection from their parents. Bad strangers may say: […]

How to pray?

Since the beginning of 2016, Little Prince’s father has been aiming for a high-flying job through his connection capital. In autumn 2016, when Little Prince’s maternal grandfather learned that his paternal grandmother prayed for Little Prince’s father not getting a job overseas, Little Prince’s maternal grandfather shared a fresh perspective with me, though it’s harsh […]

What are our plans for 2018?

One of the world’s longest living human planned a year in advance. This is a good habit that we can learn from as the act of planning itself will shape our daily choices and decisions. For all seasons: [daily] pray + sleep + eat + smile + exercise + learn + create/do [daily] brush the […]

How to learn and teach Mandarin to little children?

Since I think that Chinese characters are complex yet beautiful, Little Prince and Little Princess must learn and master Mandarin. In my attempts to teach Chinese language to Little Prince since autumn 2017, I have also learned and re-learned many new things, and re-discovered the beauty of Chinese Mandarin. Essential learning materials include: Hanyu Pinyin […]

How to prevent being a scapegoat?

Scapegoating is a lie designed to elevate the status of abusive scapegoaters while keeping the scapegoats down at the same time. We need to proactively prevent ourselves from ending up as a scapegoat. I was first reminded to share this message to the little ones through a song [1]. *** Build our inner strengths. Our […]

What have I learned about myself in summer 2017?

I felt that I could do better in terms of productivity and creativity in the beginning of summer 2017. As of 20170606, I still have the remaining of summer 2017. It’s no use crying over spilled milk (复水难收), but I could focus on the upcoming days and weeks. Nevertheless, the past period of doing nothing […]