Tag Archives: listen

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 […]

How to share without offending?

On 20161121, Little Princess’ maternal grandmother (LPMG) told me a reason why she only sent 1-2 photos of Little Princess to her great grandmother (who does not know how to use apps) via LPMG sister-in-law (F). F’s son once mentioned that I sent him too many [1] travel photos, hence LPMG concluded that they do […]

How to deal with snoring?

In the early hours of 20161028, instead of feeling very tired from round the clock of breastfeeding, I could not sleep because my back has been in persistent pain since delivery and Little Princess’ maternal grandmother was snoring very loudly [1] that even listening to music using earpieces did not help, and I started to […]

What are our dream home?

Nomadic is an adjective to describe my family and me. *** While I was an undergraduate student, I moved room yearly, desiring the more expensive single room because of a traumatic experience with my first year room mate who often disturbed my night sleep during exam period. Between 2007 and 2009, I moved many times, […]