Posts by: thien-kim

Fun iPad and Android Apps to Gift Your Kids w. Giveaway

Posted December 10th, 2012 by thien-kim in Tech

Are you gifting your children with a tablet this holiday season? Pre-load the tablet with some fun, kid friendly apps before you wrap up their gift. I’m sharing some of my kids’  favorite apps that you can download onto your iPad or Android tablet (one even works on your Windows PC!). […]

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Weekend Pick: Big, The Musical at Adventure Theatre MTC

Posted October 19th, 2012 by thien-kim in Around Town

Looking for a fun, entertaining family activity this weekend? Catch Big, The Musical at Adventure Theatre MTC. In your younger years, you probably saw the 1987 hit movie Big staring Tom Hanks.  Now you can take your kids to the live stage version and introduce Big to another generation. For those not […]

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Learning Rhythm With My Toddler at Music Together Montgomery

Posted September 21st, 2012 by thien-kim in Living, Preschoolers

  My toddler loves music. He even has better rhythm than me.  He turns everything into a drum: empty box, a pot, the table top, even our stair railing. That’s why we’re taking our first parent-child class together with Music Together Montgomery. A couple of weeks ago, Nancy Nuttle, who owns and operates […]

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Playing Tourist in DC

Posted August 16th, 2012 by thien-kim in Around Town, Living, Travel

Playing Tourist in DC

As a DC metro area resident, it’s very often that I “play tourist.” Visiting all the sights and museums is on my list, but I never seem to find the time. After living here for nine years, I’ve visited only a handful of museums. This past weekend, our family played […]

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Team Wallace or Team Gromit? (w. Giveaway)

Posted March 28th, 2012 by thien-kim in DVD, Entertainment, Giveaways

I was lucky enough to be indoctrinated in the world of “Wallace and Gromit” by a former boss over 10 years ago. Having just moved to a small town for a summer job, my coworkers and I relished our Friday movie nights with our boss. We ate popcorn and watched […]

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DC Weekend Picks: Year of the Dragon Festivities

Posted January 20th, 2012 by thien-kim in Around Town, Living

  Monday, January 23 marks the new year for many Asian cultures like the Chinese and Vietnamese. This Lunar New Year is the year of the dragon, considered to be the most auspicious of all the animals. Whether your family personally celebrates or not, head out to one of the […]

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Weekend Getaway to Sesame Place

Posted August 8th, 2011 by thien-kim in Living

Now that our youngest is adept at toddling and running, we felt ready for our first family vacation. We’ve previously flown to visit both sets of grandparents, but this would be our first vacation with just the four of us. Due to my husband’s work obligations and our budget, we […]

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Four Android Apps I Can’t Live Without

Posted May 18th, 2011 by thien-kim in Tech

Are you jealous that the iPhone and iPad get all the fame and glory? Sometimes it seems like all the fun and cool apps are for the iOS. I’m intensely in love with my Android smartphone. I take it with me when I lay down with my toddler for his […]

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