Category Archives: China

Stand With Me

I wanted to share something that has been on my heart for a while. It involves giving. As I have grown up, I’ve always found it easy to give financially, to bring a meal, to offer service to those I … Continue reading

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Adoption: The Waiting Child Video

For more information on adopting a waiting child, please contact your adoption agency, Holt International Children’s Services, or RainbowKids.com

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Holt International Magazine – Winter 2012

Holt AP friends, did you get the latest Holt International magazine? Be sure to check out the Waiting Child page. If you have a mobile device like an iPad, iPhone, etc., they have added barcode (QR code) technology to the … Continue reading

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More 죽 Jook Recipes (Rice Porridge, 粥 Congee)

Here are a small handful of additional jook/congee recipes from friends of mine within the adoption community. The recipes range from fairly simply to more elaborate.  Feel free to experiment and adapt the recipes to your own family’s tastes. Congee … Continue reading

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죽 Easy Jook Recipes (Rice Porridge, 粥 Congee)

Rice porridge, also known as 죽 jook/juk in Korea and 粥 congee in China, is a common food in many Asian cultures. My son’s foster mother use to make my son a wonderful seafood version of this dish. I’ve added … Continue reading

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Toys: Multi-ethnic Children’s Dolls

We live in a wonderful day and age for being able to find multi-ethnic toys for our children.  Some of my favorite Asian dolls are: Lil’ Hugs Asian Baby Doll: http://www.amazon.com/None-Lil-Hugs-Asian-Doll/dp/B001BNOP4C (nice soft body, great first doll) Calin Yang from Corolle’s … Continue reading

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Chinese – Online Dictionaries and Information about Names

I decided to include some of my favorite Chinese language resources in this blog as I have a number of dear friends who have adopted from China and because I studied Mandarin for a couple of years at university and … Continue reading

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