Great Spots for Kids in New York City

After I attended the BlogHer '10 conference in NYC, my family joined me for several days of sight-seeing afterwards.  We had a blast!  Here's what we did:   Times Square...more

I remember going to Jing Fong for my friend's rehearsal dinner. So good!

Just a couple weeks ...more

Asian American Bloggers at BlogHer '10

One of the best parts of the BlogHer '10 experience was getting to meet and greet many of the wonderful Asian American bloggers I've been following, as well as meeting new Asian American bloggers, too.  Be sure to check out their blogs!...more

Asian American Bloggers at BlogHer '09

The best part of the BlogHer '09 experience for me was getting a chance to meet so many of the Asian American bloggers who I’ve been following, and meeting new Asian American bloggers, as well.  They include: Momisodes—a traveling nurse turned stay-at-home mom to Babisodes.  I admire her blog for her beautiful writing and her frank observations of her world. ...more

My First BlogHer Conference

I went to my first BlogHer conference this past weekend in Chicago.  Wow—what an experience!  I met the most amazing bloggers and learned so much from them. My favorite portion of the conference was the BlogHer Community Keynote, where several bloggers were given the opportunity to read the most beautiful and moving posts of the year. The critical take-home points for me from BlogHer ’09 were: ...more

Thank you, Denise.  I'll do that.more

KidSpeak Computer Game

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Kung Fu Panda

A friend and I recently went to see the movie Kung Fu Panda.  Honestly, I wasn't sure what to expect at first, but actually...I really liked it!  Basically, the story is about an overweight & out-of-shape panda who lives with his father and works in the family's noodle restaurant.  He fantasizes about becoming a master of kung fu, but realizes that it's an impossible dream...or is it?  When the vengeful Tai Lung comes back to destroy their small village, who can save them all?  ...more

My kids are kind of old for this one, but we still like to laugh.  I'm pretty sure my ...more

Great Spots for Kids in Boston

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The Top 6 Things Your Financial Planner Wishes You Knew

1. How important a will is. 2. What lifestyle & level of income you will need at retirement. 3. The importance of living within your means. 4. What level of financial risk you are comfortable with. 5. How to enjoy what you have earned (believe it or not, a lot out there don't). 6. To be disciplined with your investment/financial plan. (contributed by XC) ...more

Our Favorite Gifts for Mom on Mother's Day

What do you give to someone who already has everything that she needs? Choosing the right gift is hard, isn't it? If she's a golfer, how about a glove, an outfit, or a club? If she plays tennis, how about a tennis skirt and tennis balls? If she likes Swarovski crystal figurines, add to her collection. If she likes movies, get a gift card to a nearby theater. If she likes opera, buy a pair of tickets to a performance. If she likes to garden, how about some new plants or gardening tools? ...more