Mid-Autumn Festival 101: A Mammoth Guide to Mooncakes, Myths and Moon Mysteries!

Mid-Autumn Festival 101: A Mammoth Guide to Mooncakes, Myths and Moon Mysteries!

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节快乐!  (Zhōngqiū jié kuàilè)  The Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 (Zhōngqiū jié) is one of the most important festivals in Chinese culture.  It’s called “Mid-Autumn” because it is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month...
Competitive Parenting, Inclusion, Homeschooling and Struggling with Chinese: A Mom’s Testimony

Competitive Parenting, Inclusion, Homeschooling and Struggling with Chinese: A Mom’s Testimony

Guest blogger: Lim Swee Pei is a mother of 4 and she is homeschooling her kids in Singapore. She shares her experience with competitive parenting, homeschooling and struggling with Chinese. (Her kids are members of the Dim Sum Warriors Club.) Introduction We have a...
There are already so many Chinese Learning Resources out there – is the Dim Sum Warriors Club worth it?

There are already so many Chinese Learning Resources out there – is the Dim Sum Warriors Club worth it?

There are so many Chinese learning resources out there – how do we choose? It’s important to know what you’re getting because it’s such an investment of time and money. The worst situation is to pay for something that’s not used. We...
5 Tips For Building an Easy At-Home Routine To Boost Chinese Language Learning for Bilingual Children

5 Tips For Building an Easy At-Home Routine To Boost Chinese Language Learning for Bilingual Children

Guest contributor: Jocelyn Sara Lim-Tan is a seasoned teacher and education researcher and the mom of Jude and Joshua. In this piece, she shares her tips for building a daily routine to boost Chinese language learning for her bilingual children. Tip #1 What We...
5 Ways NOT to Kill Creativity in Your Kids

5 Ways NOT to Kill Creativity in Your Kids

5 Ways NOT to Kill Creativity in Your Kids   Ministries of Education all over the world are racing to equip children with competencies that are needed for the 21st century: critical thinking, communicating, collaborating, and inventive or creative thinking. ...
Raising Bilingual Children (Without Resentment): 8 Questions for 4 Moms

Raising Bilingual Children (Without Resentment): 8 Questions for 4 Moms

Raising Bilingual Children Without Resentment: 8 Questions for 4 Moms The footage above was edited from the Instagram Live session. Introduction We know that being bilingual or multilingual confers great advantages in our globalised economy. Yet, we also know that...
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