Can you believe it's that time of the year again? Summer seems to have come and gone! I feel like I just picked up Little One from her bus stop on her last day of school, and all of a sudden, it's almost the first day of school again! The Summer was a whirlwind of events, beginning with four weeks straight of out of town visitors. I'm thrilled that Little One got to spend … [Read more...]
Though my grandparents on my maternal side have both passed away, I think of them often. Most days, life goes on as it always does, but every now and then, something triggers a memory and I miss my grandparents tremendously. Cooking with my little one reminds me of my childhood and spending lots of time in my grandparents' kitchen. I was always curious about our … [Read more...]
Happy Chinese New Year 2015!
Gung Hey Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year 2015! The Year of the Goat It's Chinese New Year 2015! This year is the Year of the Goat! Though the Chinese word 羊 (yáng) is a generic term that refers to a sheep, goat or ram, many Chinese people believe that the animal in the Chinese zodiac is actually the goat. There are explanations to support their belief such as the fact … [Read more...]
5 Easter Activities for Kids #KINDERMom
Growing up, Easter was a Holiday my brothers, cousins and I looked forward to. We were raised Roman Catholic and observed Lent, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. Easter has always been a special time for us, because it's also the time that family who live out of town get together for a meal and some family time. I have fond memories of going Easter egg hunting with my … [Read more...]
Chinese New Year Traditions
Growing up in a multicultural household, I learned bits and pieces of my parents' cultures. What always sticks the most are the food and the traditions. Though we didn't learn how to speak my Dad's Chinese dialect and we knew little of the history of where in China his ancestors came from, we knew the basics. We observed Chinese New Year, we knew a bit about the traditions … [Read more...]