How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Parenting Question: I have a five month-old baby. I want him to grow up bilingual. My husband and I speak to him in Chinese and English. Will he get confused if we speak different languages to him at … [Read more...]

World No Tobacco Day 2007

Today is World No Tobacco Day. A day created by World Health Organization in 1987. This year's theme is Smoke-Free Environments. Some facts from WHO on smoking: "Tobacco is the second major … [Read more...]

How Our Children Really Learn

I’m very skeptical when parents told me that their kids get smarter after listening to classical music or seeing some special flashcards. Because there’s no proof that the stuff works. … [Read more...]

When two kids become sick at the same time

Last Friday, my daughter’s kindergarten teacher called and told me that she had fever (hovering between 37 and 38 degrees Celsius). I said not again? What can I do other than quickly rushed to … [Read more...]

Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Good Parent?

Many of us plan to have children in our lifetime, some of us plan that time and others of us find the opportunity is presented for us. How do you know when you are ready to become a parent? Some of us … [Read more...]

Desperate Housewife Eva talks adoption

Eva Longoria and her fiance Tony Parker are considering adopting a baby. The Desperate Housewives actress has revealed the pair could adopt after they get married in July. She said: "We … [Read more...]

Kids prefer dad to be driver

We always argue that who is a better driver: men or women. Being a man, not that I'm biased, I always think that men are better drivers (that doesn't mean ruthless drivers) -- from my personal … [Read more...]

Webkinz: New Toy Creates Sensation, Controversy

It's the newest toy obsession sweeping the nation. Many stores in the St. Louis market are sold out of Webkinz. Picture the Beanie Baby and Tamagotchi craze on steroids. That pretty much sums up … [Read more...]

All Parents Are Liars

I am not saying that I am an “honest” parent. But before you label me as another egoistic man who is trying to be smart, let’s hear me out first. And to be fair, why not you read … [Read more...]

Dad the Quitter

A year and a half ago this week, after repeated attempts and repeated failures, I quit smoking. I did it for a number of reasons, but foremost in my mind was the health and happiness of my … [Read more...]