Bucket Fillers and Bucket Dippers – HKEJ 13th Aug 2015

13th Aug 2015

“Mummy, thank you for filling my bucket today”   One parent just came and shared that her son said that to her last night as she was reading to him. What exactly did he mean?   Eugene (not his real […]

Respect – HKEJ 16th July 2015

16th Jul 2015

I love watching travel shows and can spend hours in front of the TV watching others go to exotic places, try exquisite food and meet eclectic people. Even as I am sitting in my living room, I feel like a […]

生命影響生命 – HKEJ 7th May 2015

7th May 2015

Just this week, I received one of the most touching messages from a student. It was from the first student I ever taught as a fresh graduate. I had spent the first 6 months of my graduated life teaching English […]

Nike Shoes & Lai See – HKEJ 21st March 2015

21st Mar 2015

One cold winter in Milwaukee, Frank Daily had just finished his long day at school. He carried his heavy backpack and trudged to the bus stop to wait for his bus to get home. It hadn’t been a good day […]

Don’t Hold & Explode – HKEJ 7th March 2015

7th Mar 2015

The other evening, I was at a dinner event where Bill Hybels was speaking on leadership and sharing his wisdom. Bill Hybels pastors one of the largest churches in America called Willow Creek Church, is a prolific writer and a […]

How Children Succeed – HKEJ 17th Jan 2015

17th Jan 2015

Over Christmas, I read a book that I really enjoyed. Entitled ‘How Children Succeed’, the author goes on a journey of discovery to find out what makes children succeed. Through looking a series of scientific studies, interviewing and studying individuals […]

New Years Resolutions – HKEJ 3rd Jan 2015

3rd Jan 2015

2015 is fast approaching and it’s unbelievable how quickly time flies! It’s that time of year again when everyone is eating large Christmas meals, preparing for their new year’s resolutions to be ‘to lose weight’ or ‘do more exercise’. In […]

Reading to Jump Aboard? – Good School Guide SCMP 7th Dec 2014

7th Dec 2014

Preparation and research should  begin years before the children are packed off to boarding schools and must include upbringing…..

Shadow Side – HKEJ 29th Nov 2014

29th Nov 2014

I was recently at a conference that focused on Positive Psychology and character strengths. The speakers shared that people have character strengths such as love, self-control, perseverance, humility, sense of justice but each to differing degrees. So out of the […]