Curiosity is the mother of learning

22 December 2017 Dear Clarice, Winter solstice is here and it’s time to make tang-yuan or those cute, yummy flour balls again.  Many questions popped up as you were making tang-yuan: what is the winter solstice? Why must we make tang-yuan? What happens after we eat tang-yuan? Etc…… I encouraged you to look for answers… Continue reading Curiosity is the mother of learning

Book reviews · Education

Building confidence

10 April 2017 Dear Clarice, You chuckled helplessly when you saw this book cover  and could not put it down until you finished reading it.   On the surface, this picture book looked like a comedy, but “A Bad Case of Stripes” is an exceptional book on how not to let your self-esteem be governed by what others think of you.… Continue reading Building confidence