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How My Chickens Help Me Learn Opposites in Chinese

I have front yard and back yard chickens. 我一邊跟牠❶們玩一邊得做苦工。 (我)(一邊)❷(跟)(牠們)(玩)(一邊)(得)(做)(苦工)。 (wo3) (yi1 bian4) (gen1) (ta1 men.) (wan2) (yi1 bian4) (dei3) (zuo4) (ku3 gong1) (I) (one side) (with) (them) (to play with/to find pleasure in) (one side) (must) (to work/to do) (hard labor) They are both fun and lots of work.   They are not pets […]

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If You Give a Child an Animal and a Camera They Will Document Many Things

What do you think a child learns from having animals involved in family life? I wrote an article for D&B Supply about expected and unexpected lessons that animals can teach children a few days ago. I recalled many things beyond the most thought of “lessons in responsibility.” Then, I got to thinking of all the […]

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