How do Chinese-speaking families teach children English?

Speaking more than one language enhances brain development, according to the latest research. Adults who speak more than one language have a lower risk of Alzheimer’s and a later onset if they are afflicted. Yet, parents worry that their children who speak a different language than English in their home may not be prepared for school. Continue reading

Four traditional Chinese recipes for growing children


Children have unique developmental needs. We look at Chinese supplements appropriate for their needs as they grow. Based on their bodies, the best supplements for children are not the same as adults. They need food that is easily absorbed and strengthens their lung, spleen and kidney functions. However, the recipes below are also suitable for adults and elderly people to consume as well. Continue reading