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Dear Friend,


Let ChinaSprout help you find the perfect gift for the special women in your life! Visit our Mother’s Day page to find great gift ideas that say "thanks for being there and thanks for being you!" You can even get two gifts for the price of one during our "buy one, get one free" promotion. New products this week include apparel, accessories, jewelry, home decor, stationary, and books.

Special Promotions

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Find the perfect expression of your love for that special woman who gives so much of herself. Visit ChinaSprout's Mother's Day Page where you will find great gift ideas, at every price level, for every kind of mom, grandmother, or even special auntie! Don't forget to wrap your presents in ChinaSprout's gift wrap for a lovely finishing touch!



Buy One Get One FREE

We have paired some of our newest gifts for Mom with special treats. Choose from the products below to receive a special free gift during ChinaSprout’s Mother’s Day Double Happiness Sale! To redeem, type "Buy One, Get One Free" in the Ordering Instructions box at Check Out. Promotion ends on May 7th. One free gift per customer, while supplies last.

New Products

Magnolia Silk Jacket 

Eternity Backpack 

Cherry Blossoms Teapot Set

12 Kites Bookmarks

Apparel and Accessories

ChinaSprout has added many lovely apparel pieces that will have her celebrating Mother's Day in style. Our two new jackets are simply gorgeous and will be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. Match with an accent piece of a bag, backpack, or hair chopsticks to make a thoughtful gift pack for mom!


If your mom likes jewelry, she's sure to love our newest additions, which include necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pendants that capture the Chinese culture. These pieces are designed with cloisonne, Chinese coins, beads, and Chinese characters and make great casual wear accents!

Home Decor and Stationery

Little ones often want to get a special something for mom on Mother's Day. ChinaSprout has some great gift choices that won't break their piggy bank. Choose from magnets, candles, notebooks, and tea sets, and more -- something for every mom! 


ChinaSprout's new games can be played in the classroom or at home with the family. Choose from a variety of games, which will help to improve language skills while you're having fun doing it. New language tools for younger learners include board books and flash cards.

Letha's Health Secrets

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Letha Hadady, one of the nation’s leading experts on natural Chinese remedies, is leading a quiet lady-like revolution to bring herbal medicines from the Far East and elsewhere into everyday use in American homes.” Read the latest on her blog Letha's Health Secrets.


Lipitor, Cholesterol, and Diabetes

A friend quit taking Lipitor after a week when he got the shakes. Lipitor is a popular anti-cholesterol drug in a category called statins that reduce the liver’s ability to make cholesterol.

Read the full story here

China TV

The China Related TV list is compiled weekly by Kirby Bartlett-Sloan. Kirby, an adoptive parent of three Chinese girls, has one of the most comprehensive TV listings of programs on China and from China that are in the English language. 


Ancient Almanac - Confucius: Words of Wisdom

The life of the Chinese philosopher Confucius is examined. Included: the legacy of his teachings; his struggles against oppressive governments; his work as a governor; speculation about family life. Also: an interview with a descendant.
Wednesday May 09, 2007 11:00am-12:00pm on History International (not the same as History Channel) - Network Series / History


Click here for more listings

China News

With the Olympics looming, China goes green

China Daily, April 29, 2007 -- Over the last few years, especially since Beijing was awarded the 2008 Olympic Games, environmental awareness has gotten a new emphasis among those who will be the next generation of China's educated leaders.


Read the full article click here

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Wisdom of the Week
100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom

"A speck of time is worth more than an ounce of gold" - 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom


Our lives can become so frentic that it is easy to forget those things that are most important to us -- family, friends, and taking time out to participate in activities that bring us joy and rejuvenate us. Making time to do the things we love is worth its weight in gold.    


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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