How to support your aging parents when you live far away from them – part 2

This is a topic that I know many migrant families will face, especially for those living far away from their loved ones. It is one that I myself am currently [...]

By |2019-02-18T10:02:48+10:00February 18th, 2019|Your Family|0 Comments

The rituals of giving and receiving red packets during Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year (1st of the lunar calendar, i.e. 5th February 2019) is just around the corner, and everyone is gearing up for the most important celebration in the Chinese [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:59:24+10:00January 28th, 2019|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

Modern Day Electronic Gadgets and Your Children – Friends or Foe?

I have talked about the advantages of modern day electronic gadgets and their roles in family dynamics, so today let’s explore their roles in your children’s lives. When I was running [...]

By |2019-01-16T13:16:51+10:00January 16th, 2019|Your Family|0 Comments

Connect and bond with your children through meaningful interactions – Involve them!

I still whole heartedly believe that children can learn so much from HOME, play and interacting with people they love and trust. They learn through being hands on, i.e. helping you [...]

By |2019-01-16T08:45:32+10:00January 16th, 2019|Your Family|0 Comments

If you have not done grocery shopping with your children in a while, this may a good reason to start again

Connect, Learn and have FUN grocery shopping with your children. I was grocery shopping with my son on the weekend and he mentioned that the pricing on some items on [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:42:15+10:00January 14th, 2019|Fun in the kitchen with Kids!|0 Comments

Wishing you and family a Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year

Christmas time is a time to re-connect with your family and friends, re-evaluate your priorities and make time for what is important in your lives. I would like to take [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:26:31+10:00December 24th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Reconnecting to Family, Culture and Heritage through childhood dishes

The easiest way to share your culture and heritage with younger generations is through the cuisine you grew up with. I wrote about why it is important to embrace our [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:10:21+10:00October 29th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Why it is important to embrace your culture and heritage with love?

"If you don't know your roots, you are like a leaf that does not know you are part of a tree". Source: The Little Nyonya drama series I told myself [...]

By |2018-10-19T10:00:25+10:00October 22nd, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Parenting in a new culture and the opportunity for stronger bonding and connections

Parenting in a new culture and the opportunity for stronger bonding and connections As parents, irrespective of our background or culture, our primary goal is to have great relationships with [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:59:32+10:00May 28th, 2018|Your Family|0 Comments

Five fun interactive activities that create connections during the school holidays

School Holidays… Just relax and breath… School holidays – the best time of the year! That's my experience. It is a great time to relax, lay around the house and [...]

By |2018-04-19T07:21:57+10:00April 19th, 2018|Fun in the kitchen with Kids!, Your Family|0 Comments

United We Shine! Parenting In A New Culture – Opportunities For Growth and Deeper Connection

Nyonyalicious store - pdf format Amazon: https://amzn.to/2M5vcvh (Kindle version) I would like to share something really exciting with you today ... Over the past few years I had been thinking of [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:29:09+10:00April 10th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Make every opportunity to connect and bond with overseas relatives count

Building relationships and bonding with relatives - Make every opportunity to connect and bond count. I have just communicated with my relatives overseas about planning our travel itineraries for the [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:07:35+10:00April 9th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Gardening with kids – one perspective from a non-gardening enthusiast

Personally, coming from an Asian family, my love for gardening is not that great. However, my brother and mother would not support this view as both of them love their [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:39:01+10:00March 12th, 2018|Fun in the kitchen with Kids!, Your Family|0 Comments

Strengthen your relationships with your children through your childhood dishes

Strengthen your relationships with your children through your childhood dishes What is your favourite childhood dish or food memory? Why is it so special? Last week I talked very briefly [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:49:37+10:00March 1st, 2018|Your Family|0 Comments

The significance of Tok Panjang in today’s society

Tok Panjang setting courtesy of PAA NSW Tok Panjang Chinese New Year Dinner While helping to plan for the Peranakan Association Chinese New Year dinner, I was asked about Tok [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:20:03+10:00February 26th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

What are your reasons for travelling back to your birth country?

This whole week is all about Chinese New Year and family connections. Throughout the week, we had many wonderful conversations, chatting with relatives through phone and social media. One of [...]

By |2018-02-21T21:51:31+10:00February 21st, 2018|Your Family|0 Comments

Why are Traditions and Cultures Important to Families?

Your Traditions and Your Values – sharing cultures February 16th 2018 is Chinese New Year; it is also known as the spring festival or lunar new year. It goes for [...]

By |2018-07-06T07:05:54+10:00February 15th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

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