Your Culture and Traditions

Understand the family values and cultures are important in knowing who you are. Celebrate different cultures together.

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

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

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

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

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

The one birthday ritual that I still practice in Australia

Last weekend was my daughter's birthday. So how do we celebrate birthdays in Australia? Do I still follow the ritual from my childhood? It is not possible to do everything [...]

By |2018-07-06T07:06:02+10:00January 8th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

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

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and family. Christmas time is a time to re-connect with your family and friends, re-evaluate your priorities and make time for [...]

By |2017-12-27T07:43:55+10:00December 24th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

3 joyful ways to connect with your community during festive season

Simple ways to connect to your community Even though I have left home more than 30 years ago, I still miss all my family and friends in Malaysia. This is [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:08:03+10:00December 21st, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Why festive seasons are great opportunities for family connections

Festive seasons are great opportunities for connections and to introduce your culture to your family It is few more weeks to Christmas, and I hear people dreading this time of [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:59:39+10:00December 17th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

Benefits of involving your children in festive preparations

It is only a few more days until Christmas. Have you organised your greeting cards? What about your gifts? Your presents? Your treats? Your guests? Family gatherings and hosting people? [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:58:10+10:00December 17th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

Tips on how to guide and share your culture with your grandchildren from your kitchen!

Guide and share your culture with your grandchildren from your kitchen! I was at a tea shop talking with the manager about various teas...  and somehow our topic of conversation [...]

Stop longing and start connecting to your favourite childhood dishes in under 30 minutes

Start reconnecting to your childhood dishes with readymade ingredients! One of the many things migrants miss most is the food they grew up with. Are you one of them? I [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:51:27+10:00November 2nd, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|0 Comments

The benefits of sharing your favourite childhood dishes with your family

Have you experienced chit-chatting with friends, and somehow the conversation ended up about your favourite childhood dishes/games. And you get very excited about it? I was having lunch with a [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:35:19+10:00September 24th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

Simple tip on how to expand your children’s culinary knowledge and vocabulary skills in your kitchen

I am going to refer back to this article – http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-18/childrens-literacy-study-links-hearing-words-to-reading-ability/8697138 ” – Children’s literacy study links hearing words to reading ability for first time, researchers say”. (Do check it out; it is [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:59:03+10:00July 12th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

Confinement after child birth – the Malaysian Experience

Recently there was a conversation about the support of new mothers and I was sharing my experiences of the 30 day confinement after both my children were born. Many mothers [...]

By |2019-05-12T07:13:29+10:00February 12th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

Your core values is important when influencing your children

Why are they important when it comes to empowering your children? Your core values are basically your beliefs and philosophies in life – perceptions of things that are important to [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:52:02+10:00May 13th, 2015|Your Culture and Traditions|0 Comments

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