Family

The Long Distance Family Challenge

Social distancing has been well-kept in my family, with my husband stuck in Canada and my mother’s husband—my father—staying…

Inspiring “Ah-Ha!” Moments

Wims Williams has over 10 years of teaching experience and has lived in Dongguan since 2015. When he is not…

Teaching an Active Lifestyle

With 16 years of teaching experience, Wayne Grant is ensuring his students gain a positive outlook on physical education…

Do You Speak Your Love’s Language?

Ways of expressing love vary between cultures: some say it, others show it. So how does expressing love translate in cross cultural relationships? I was…

Flex Character Strengths

Knowing our character strengths helps us focus on making the best of who we are. It can also help…

Know How to Survive Summer Masks

Hot, itchy and uncomfortable, face masks during a Dongguan summer are a nightmare. What are some little tricks to help…

How I Told My Family I’m Dating a Foreigner

Although having a foreign boyfriend or girlfriend is not unusual, it still arouses disputes, disapproval and concerns from the…

Update Your First-Aid Kit

First-aid kits can make the difference between life and death, or at least alleviate discomfort, but owning one is…

Amanda Denney

A Lifelong Learner’s Thoughts

Amanda Denney is an educator who motivates students to do their best online, in the classroom and in life. Teacher:…

Know the Elements of Strength in Your Children

Just because your child is good at something does not mean it is a strength they want to use….