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Shop small and support these mommy owned businesses when buying gifts for Chinese learners. Here are some of my picks for books and products to help children learn Chinese. How creative and inspiring are these fellow moms? 大家加油! Read More

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

What’s the best pumpkin for pie? I have 3 pumpkins from Halloween that I’m going to roast and bake into pies for a fun cooking experiment. Two varieties I selected are common during the fall season, a sugar pumpkin and a white lumina. The third variety,  kabocha squash, is frequently used in Taiwanese dishes. Can you guess which pumpkin wins? Read More

Dumpling and Potsticker and Recipe

Dumplings, or 水餃 (shuǐ jiǎo) in Mandarin, are meat and vegetables in a noodle wrapper. Potstickers, or 鍋貼 {guō tiē), are pan-fried dumplings. The perfect food! This recipe will make a big batch to store in the freezer. Frozen dumplings are fast and easy to cook, a last-minute meal the whole family will enjoy. Read More

Tang Yuan Recipe

Looking for a warm dessert for these cold winter months? Try this simple tang yuan recipe to make Chinese glutenous rice balls. It’s a fun activity for the kids too! Read More

Chinese Exercise Videos Kids Love

Congrats if you have made it past the first couple weeks of distance learning. Those PE videos have got to go though, am I right? When possible we go outside for PE, but these raging fires in California have made the air outside unsafe. Here’s a list of exercise videos in Chinese to replace those awful PE videos. Read More

Live-action Chinese Shows for Kids

Here’s a list of live-action Chinese shows for kids. Educational content includes non-cartoon shows about nature, science, and kid life. Watch for free on YouTube and Netflix. Read More

Taiwanese Sponge Cake

Taiwanese sponge cake 古早味蛋糕 is actually quite easy to make and even more fun to eat! Try the recipe today and enjoy this light and bouncy cake. Read More

Cookie Play Dough Recipe

This play dough is edible because it’s just cookie dough! Use this cookie play dough recipe to model Chinese characters or play with your moon cake molds, then bake and eat! Read More

Distance Learning Tips for Technology

Teachers, kids, and parents are scrambling to learn how to navigate these new online classrooms. It is not easy and we have days of meltdowns and tears. Here are distance learning tips to make online learning a little easier. Read More