Tag Archives: UAE

How to be innovative?

To innovate (创新) means to introduce new ideas, methods, products, etc. On 20180210, before Little Prince went to sleep, I shared with him an article about the M-Bot, a robot that aims to remove waste from water and protect marine habitats, designed by GEMS United Indian School grade 5 student Sainath Manikandan. Sainath’s robotic kit […]

What do we like about Louvre Abu Dhabi?

We are thankful to Little Prince’s friend D and her mother for our first two visits to Louvre Abu Dhabi. D’s mama is an Art Club Member + 1 (it costs 472.5 AED for unlimited yearly access for the member and a guest). The membership also allows for free entrance to partner museums in France. […]

How to stop lactating naturally?

On 20180123, I asked Dr T (an obstetrician/gynecologist) how to stop the production of mother’s milk naturally, without medication. It was my first (and perhaps last) consultation with her and she sounded unhappy that I was still producing mother’s milk for her thinking that I breastfed, but when I later explained that I pumped, she […]

What are our daily affirmations?

Affirmations are sayings that we believe to be true. The  Latin word affirmare originally means “to make steady, strengthen.” Affirmations help purify our thoughts and restructure the dynamic of our brains so that we truly begin to think nothing is impossible. Affirmations can bring serenity and hope to our lives. To me, affirmations are among […]

Why is it hard to forgive?

On 20180112, at Royal Rose Hotel, we sadly learned about Zainab Ansari of Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan. I could not imagine the pain that her parents went through, losing the beloved apple of their eyes. It also a reminder to us that human beings are capable of evil. When one encounters such a tragedy, it is […]

How to enjoy eating hotpot?

Honey Panda loves eating spicy food very much, including mala hotpot (麻辣火鍋) and mala stir-fry. To enjoy eating hotpot: Check for the price for adults and children (age or height based). Is it buffet or ala-carte? We don’t want any surprise. ask if drink is included in the buffet price. ask if sauce is included […]

How to network at conferences?

On 20171023, Honey Panda and I went to the first conference attended by Little Princess. I know that some people may be thrilled to see her, whereas some may perceive it negatively or even worse, be offended, but I think that exposing her to her parents’ work early is essential [1], so that she views […]