About Tina Chen

Tina is an island-loving mom of five fun kids. She currently lives near a beach in Malaysia but has also called Bali and the Cayman Islands home since leaving her land-locked hometown of Kansas City. Her greatest passions are learning with her husband how to live and love like Jesus and teaching others to do the same. She particularly enjoys teaching kids to worship and pray fervently and creatively. She loves music, cooking, and reading, and is a complete sucker for a good redemptive analogy! Tina blogs at mommynificent.com and desperatehomeschoolers.com about living and homeschooling in Southeast Asia.

Galactogogue Oatmeal

I like the word “galactogogue.” It sounds so galactic and cool and fun. No one would ever suspect that it refers to foods that help nursing mothers increase their milk supply. And no one would ever suspect that this oatmeal … Continue reading →

Moroccan Tomato Sauce with Chicken

I recently stumbled across a recipe for Moroccan Eggs on Home Shalom, and it looked so different that I had to try it. I was actually shocked at how much we all really liked it. I’ve made it several times since, and … Continue reading →