Infertility, IVF and ‘How to Buy a Baby’

I don’t normally binge-watch anything, but last weekend, I watched the ENTIRE FIRST SEASON of How to Buy a Baby, a Canadian comedy web series on infertility available on cbc.ca.  This wasn’t a “hopping on the bandwagon” kind of thing… Continue Reading

One of a Kind Show: Holiday 2017 Edition

The usual suspects are back, including Voisine with their maple goodies (including a strawberry flavoured maple syrup), DaLish cosmetics (complete with their skincare line (not available in stores or online)) and my favourite canned fish brand, The Fishery from British… Continue Reading

Mental Health Awareness and East Asian Communities

Mental Health Awareness Day was earlier this week, and while mental health awareness is gaining ground in many societies, there are others which are still very behind.  This is definitely an issue in many more “traditional” cultures, including various East… Continue Reading

More on Cultural Conflict: Summer Camp and Cottages

The summer may be ending, but I want to talk about more summer things:  Sleepaway camp and cottages.  First generation kids (especially Asian kids) in Canada don’t usually go to sleepaway camp.  It’s JUST.  NOT.  DONE.  Why?  My theory is… Continue Reading