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To Teach or to Educate?

With the amount of time students spend in school educators are often finding themselves playing the role of a parent when it comes to teaching children morals and respect. Is

Insecurities Parents Push on Children

Parents push themselves to push their kids from the very beginning. Early childhood education has an impact on a child’s development, but what are the consequences? Say something! Say hello

Inking In Dongguan

lotus ink, founded by yoyo zhong, is a brand which embodies style, self-care and tattoo culture. Yoyo’s studios are the foundations for ultimate transformation in the way visitors look, feel

Mandarin Accents: South vs North

Those who have attempted learning Mandarin know the accent changes depending on where you go. The accent is very different when comparing the south and the north. But which one

Take a Trip to the Tip of Guangdong

This month’s weekender heads back to Guangdong province to bring you some lesser-known hotspots along the southwest coast. Explore the coastal cities all a short distance from Dongguan. A couple

Yanran: The Rise of the Critic

Sometimes change provides opportunity for growth. Yanran saw her opportunity to grow as a food and wine critic and ended up becoming even more. Let’s find out more about yanran’s

Nanjing Moments by Night and Day

As a city full of history, culture and beauty, Nanjing has so much to offer. This place emits appeal and intrigue, from its historical attractions, mysterious parts and tempting delicacies.

A Working Class Superhero

It had been a long day at work. He walked into his apartment, kicked off his shoes and said, “Pajamas on, teeth brushed” and face planted into the sheets. It

Is Chinese Really The Hardest Language in The World ?

Chinese is often called the hardest language in the world with its complex writing and tonal systems. But is it really the “hardest language” when compared to others? I’ve studied

How Young is Too Young to Learn English?

Parents only want what is best for their children and having them learn a second language at an early age can put them ahead of their peers. but at what