What's The Best Bedtime For Kids?

What’s The Best Bedtime For Kids?

A good night’s sleep is crucial for all of us, but especially for children. My Alex is now 17 months old and is pretty good with his routine, being put to bed at 8 pm and usually waking up around 7:30 am. [...]

喝牛奶,该不该选择常温奶?

喝牛奶,该不该选择常温奶?

在中国的超市中除了需要冷藏保存的巴氏奶,还可以见到许多进口品牌或是本地生产的常温保存的鲜奶。从营养和健康的角度来说,常温奶是一种理想的选择吗?

Fatherhood, Year Two

Fatherhood, Year Two

As I celebrate my second father’s day as a dad, I’ve been thinking more and more about my own father, who died over ten years ago. When I travel back home to Boston I always drive down the spartan Cape [...]

Follow Me On Wechat

Follow Me On Wechat

Much of our internet world has changed since I started my blog over five years ago (!). The blog still continues to grow in popularity — but almost half of my readers now read it on their smart phone or [...]

Life in China: Survive or Thrive?

Can you thrive in China? Of course you can, as you can anywhere — you just may need to work a bit harder to get there. I offer my thoughts on how to do this with Fergus Thompson, the host of weekly [...]

当父亲的艺术

当父亲的艺术

2013 年6 月,我经历了一件非常美妙的事情——迎来了做父亲后的第一个父亲节。做父亲可谓一场辉煌的挑战:我要凌晨4 点爬起来给孩子喂食,带他去看病,和他一起睡漫长的午觉,还要看着他的口水浸湿我最喜欢的一件休闲衬衫。

为人之父

为人之父

我自己的第二个父亲节就要到了,我更多地思考东西方人们怎样做父亲。我认同儒家的父为子纲,但做一个好父亲还有更多内容。

骑车出行,如何保障自身安全?

骑车出行,如何保障自身安全?

步行和骑车是帮孩子保持体格的好途径,在肥胖和糖尿病日趋严重的今天尤显重要。但我们也应教会孩子们有关骑行的安全事项,除了交通安全,佩戴合适的安全头盔也很重要。

Indoor PM2.5 Under 10: A Noble Goal

Indoor PM2.5 Under 10: A Noble Goal

I’ve recently become quite smugly satisfied that my home’s indoor air is always 80% better than the outdoor air, thanks to a quartet of air purifiers working 24/7. But I no longer think my 80% reduction is good enough, and I now have a [...]