Category Archives: Parenting

Makeup

I was putting on my eyeshadow and my son came close to my face to look. Suddenly he burst out laughing, “hahahaha…mama… panda!” He took daddy’s phone & started taking pix of me while laughing at “panda”. I rolled my … Continue reading

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Ice-cream Maker

My hubby just bought this Zoku pop maker for Zavier. It is so fun and healthy to make our own fruit “ice-cream”. Today we made watermelon pops. You can see how enjoyable it is from Zavier’s expression! How to use? … Continue reading

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Wrap Kids in Tube Tops to Prevent Cold

Overheard my Chinese physician at Body Inc. talking to parent of a 5 year old child patient who was down with cough and sinus. Child slept in air-conditioned every night & took too much ice-cream. Physician said when the tummy … Continue reading

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Kids’ Eczema

Tips for children with eczema: In Chinese, eczema is called shi zhen. Shi means damp. In TCM perspective, causes of eczema are: 1. deficiency of lung and spleen 2. stress and anxiety that stagnates the liver 3. inappropriate diet, which … Continue reading

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Fei Zai Shui (Woodward’s Gripe Water) contains alcohol?

Last night during dinner, a brother joked that he is now fat & loves alcohol because when he was an infant his granny overdosed him  with ”Fei Zai Shui (Woodward’s Gripe Water)” which contained alcohol. I tot he was talking crap. “You are … Continue reading

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