Expiration Date

A trip to the grocery store was my favorite thing to do the first decade after I arrived in America. It was a “hobby” of mine to grab what I wanted, pay and leave. Many people thought my frequent trips to the store meant I was a chef, caterer or some kind of kitchen wizard 

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Dear California

Dear California, I have wanted to write to you for a while, but life somehow keeps delaying my plan. You know me so well. I can hear you whispering in my ear, “Oh, you’re just procrastinating a little, my friend,” as you wink your eye. I think you are right; aging can bring all kinds 

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Best Mom – Vietnamese Tradition

Countless great mother/daughter stories already exist on the bookshelves, in blogs, movies, songs and pictures because we can relate to the love and connection, or disconnection, in them that is inherent in this special relationship. In Asian culture, girls are taught at a very early age to become a “best loving mother” in the future. 

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Growing Old at the DMV

I’ve always said that growing old is a major hurdle in anyone’s life. We are ALL getting older everyday, every minute, every second, but we don’t have to be OLD to be getting older! The majority of us, myself included, go on living life as usual; striving, hanging in there, achieving  incredible success (or not), 

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Sleep Disorders: 5 Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is necessary for good health and well-being. It improves both physical and mental health, enhances your quality of life, helps you to be more efficient, and enables you to lead a responsible life. Due to busy lifestyles and schedules, most of the individuals fail to get enough sleep which leads to various health issues 

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5 Habits That Can Ruin Your Relationship

There are some habits that may seem trivial to many, but they can be a big reason for your break up if you don’t keep an eye on them. If you are indulging in any of these 5 habits in your own relationship, it’s better to change them instantly. 1. Taking Your Partner For Granted – Make sure not to take your partner for granted. 

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