In the midst of life’s busy symphony, I stumbled upon an unexpected source of solace—music. This is the story of how I embarked on a journey to learn the piano, initially driven by the desire to accompany my son’s practice, and ended up finding a profound form of therapy. Join me as I recount the humorous challenges, surprising victories, and the therapeutic power of music that has enriched my life.

February 1, 2024

However, one day, I realized that there might not be a vital physical point on each human’s body so we can physically control others. Everyone does have “vital points,” not like a physical button but a button somewhere buried deeply in their mind or soul. That vital point will become a controlling button for the emotional trigger to get turned on.

December 12, 2023

In life, uncertainties abound, and opportunities often hide behind the unknown. Recently, I shared with my son: “You may not […]

December 11, 2023

Today John had to revisit the dentist’s office after last week’s dental cleansing. John does not like visiting the dentist’s […]

December 23, 2022

This is the book my friend recommended to me after reading “Man’s Search for Meaning”. Dr. Viktor planted a seed […]

October 10, 2022
viktor frankl quote

Recently I read my 16th book in 2022, “Man’s Search for Meaning.” It was not an ordinary read for me. […]

July 30, 2022

As a mother, I have been a major companion for my son since my husband is always not around. One […]

May 9, 2022

Today is May 25 in 2021, and we started to work from home on March 17, 2020, because of COVID-19. […]

May 25, 2021

Today is February 27, the fourth day since my grandma passed away. I know I need time to heal the […]

February 28, 2021

When I was a child, around 4 or 5 years old, I liked to sing. I loved to sing in […]

January 16, 2021

Middle school, maybe some parents have the same feeling, yesterday your child was still clinched and relying on you, but […]

February 24, 2020

Recently I have been reading more books on parenting; as a teenager’s mom, I feel I need more intelligence to […]

January 22, 2020

Last month, my son and his friends asked to watch the movie “Joker”, I accompanied them and we watched it […]

November 27, 2019

I had a chance to read the book Top 5 regrets of the dying last month. The author Bronnie Ware […]

September 17, 2019

Yesterday, May 18, which was a Saturday morning. I should have been very energetic and happy to begin my first […]

May 20, 2019

Recently I have been reading a book called “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. I have not finished reading this book […]

March 17, 2019

Yesterday I had a meeting with John’s teacher Mrs.B (not using her real name for privacy) at school. Mrs. B […]

February 2, 2019

It’s been a while since I had a movie night with John. I would like to have some type of […]

December 31, 2018

Last weekend for movie night with my son, we watched “Lee Chong Wei: Rise of the Legend.” The movie is […]

December 23, 2018

Self-motivation Last month, I attended a leadership training named “How to Manage Others”. There are generally four types of characteristics […]

December 16, 2018

Do you know what you don’t know? This morning I prepared a Chinese style breakfast, which I thought was a […]

October 12, 2018

After Watching “Homeless to Harvard” Last weekend was the traditional family movie time for John and myself. It was my […]

April 8, 2018

Say Something Nice Yesterday, Saturday was the traditional family home movie night with John. We take turns to decide which […]

March 10, 2018

Dad’s Anecdotes Dad is quite a plump and big guy. He is not willing to travel around as he is […]

January 23, 2018
the pursuit of happness

The Pursuit of Happiness Last weekend I watched an old movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” 2006, American biographical drama, with […]

November 14, 2017

Soft or strong? Most of my friends say I have become more independent and stronger. I know. There are lots […]

October 24, 2017
you don't know what you don't know

You don’t know what you don’t know Lots of time, people think they know what other people are thinking, especially […]

January 3, 2017

Tough Negotiator Recently I finished studying a “Business negotiation” program. I had the goal that after completing this lesson, I […]

January 1, 2017

Don’t wait! Too late! Just a few days into 2015, my mom told me that my grandpa had passed away. […]

October 28, 2016

  John’s Series 13 – Stick with it Son! Parents may all have heard about that piano practicing helps develop […]

November 29, 2015

John’s Series 12 – What is love?   Last week John’s English teacher told us that John could not finish […]

November 7, 2015

  John’s series 11_ John’s first camping After John came to Vancouver 2 years ago, I heard several times from […]

November 1, 2015

John’s series 10 _ Sometimes John does not hate shopping Sometimes I wish I could have a girl, who could […]

September 19, 2015

My family’s Traits This summer I went back to China for two weeks. During my stay in China, I visited […]

August 31, 2015

Say goodbye to my wisdom teeth August 8, 2015 was a special day for me .I had to say goodbye […]

August 15, 2015

John’s series 9– Never enough time to play! “Mom, who I am going to play with today?” It is usually […]

July 26, 2015

My Funny Valentine Before Valentine’s Day, recently I happened to read a well-known book called Men are from Mars, Women […]

March 20, 2015

A boy who is closer to being a teen John’s birthday is March 29,.He is going to be a 10-year-old […]

February 10, 2015

John’s series 7- Where is grandpa? On the first day of 2015, we sadly lost a dear family member – […]

February 5, 2015

New Canadian Today , December 5, 2014, is a milestone for me in my life. It is a big day […]

December 22, 2014

John’s series 6 – Mr. John’s Office John recently has a great interest in exploring what a workplace looks like. […]

December 13, 2014

John’s series 5 – afraid of darkness John is a boy who is not as brave as the boys in […]

November 16, 2014

Roller coaster memories A few years ago after I graduated from my university and just started to work for a […]

June 10, 2014

My mother’s joke My mom is a woman who is kind ,hospitable and outgoing. However, my father joked that she […]

June 10, 2014

John’s sleepover John had not had a sleepover experience in China. He only slept at his cousin’s home for a […]

May 29, 2014

John’s Series 3: First ski trip to Whistler It’s a very exciting idea for kids from different families to travel […]

April 4, 2014

John’s series 2 :John’s little story :  What a soft-touch boy! John is going to turn 9 next month but […]

March 8, 2014

John’s Series 1 : Aha, John’s living in his fantasy land John is my son, who is 8 years old […]

January 17, 2014

A Busy Mom’s Morning   “Ding Ling Ling…” the alarm rings at 7:30am in the morning, which indicates that my […]

October 12, 2013

New Beginning -When My Woy was Born   Before I got married, I was a daughter being spoiled by my […]

October 7, 2013