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June 16, 2014

Chinaful + LEAP: Introducing China to Kids

Growing up, I learned very little about China in school. Sure, we were introduced to Asia in history class,  tasting Chinese food and seeing pictures of the Great Wall. But very little was taught about Ancient Chinese dynasties or the Communist rise. We didn’t hear about Mahjong, learn Chinese characters or study feng shui. While […]


March 21, 2014

SinoSaying: Start a Long Journey By Taking the First Step

{Photo of Beijing’s Tsinghua University Campus} One aspect I’m drawn to when learning about a culture are local sayings — little bits of wisdom passed down from generations that tell you so much about how people think, act, and live. Chinese is particularly rich with proverbs, from ancient Confucious sayings all the way through Cultural […]


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