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Life is too short for small talk.

A bilingual connection card game designed to spark meaningful conversation between you and your family.

Sometimes we are so busy growing up we forget our parents are growing old. 


We designed a card game to connect more deeply with our Chinese/Taiwanese-American* parents before it is too late.

*If more than 50 people request a language, we’ll make it.

A Game to Bridge Generations

Get to Know Your Parents

We’ve handpicked 50 Questions and 20 Actions to help spark connection and meaningful conversations between you and your family.

Bridge Language Barriers

Each card includes English on one side and Simplified or Traditional Chinese (& Pinyin) on the other. Show your parents or send a picture of a card to ask a question.

Dig Deeper

Each card has a level indicated by one or two diamonds in the top left corner. Start with a few light and easy questions or jump into the hard stuff right away.

Five Themes

We’ve selected questions that reflect the areas people are most interested in learning about their parents—Life Events, Wisdom, Identity, and Relationships.

Give the Gift of Quality Time

Our parents had painful experiences in their youth, fears & insecurities, funny stories, and a lifetime of wisdom to share. It’s never too late to get to know your parents.

Take on the Challenge With Friends

We know it may be daunting to start having new conversations with your family. Stay accountable by pairing up with 1-3 other friends, ask your parents the same question every week, and gather to discuss.

We ship all over the world, with free 1-3 day shipping for U.S. orders.

All orders are hand-packed with love by my parents.

Buy a Deck Fit for Your Family

English + Simplified Chinese (& Pinyin)

If your family is from Mainland China, Singapore, or Malaysia, it is likely that they use Simplified Chinese. Ask to double check! Or just use the English side 🙂

English + Traditional Chinese (& Pinyin)

If your family is from Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan, it is likely that they use Traditional Chinese. Ask to double check! Or just use the English side 🙂


I wanted to get to know my parents, but I didn’t know the Chinese vocabulary to ask them meaningful questions. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, translating these 70 prompts with my parents and playing the game with them.

Co-Founder


What People Love About Parents Are Human

“We started with one question, ‘What is the most impactful book you ever read?’ and it led to a 1+ hour conversation.”

– Ryan Lum

“It’s the first time we had such a meaningful mom-daughter bonding experience. She finally didn’t feel the pressure to ‘parent’ me.”

– Judy Zhu

“Over the moon that this exists. We’re finally sharing stories and questions we’ve carried for years, but just didn’t know how to ask.”

– Chrislyn Choo

Use Parents Are Human To Learn Chinese

“I always tell my students on day one of class that when you speak to someone in their mother-tongue which is not yours, you are immediately saying I love you. All the more so if there are language/cultural/generational barriers within a family.”

– Spencer Baron (Chinese Teacher)

We have a gift for you! We made our entire game free digitally, so our questions & translations can be accessible to all.

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