Year: 2014

  • Homeschooling: Curriculums, Benefits, and Problems
    Homeschooling: Curriculums, Benefits, and Problems

    Homeschooling can be a controversial topic and is not for everyone. Two Bangkok moms provide us with an insight into what homeschooling is and the benefits of engaging in such a method of education.  By Dina Kassymbekova    As an alternative to sending children to school, some parents choose homeschooling — educating their kids at […]

  • American Curriculum: What Does This Mean?
    American Curriculum: What Does This Mean?

    With so many teaching methods out there, it’s hard to make sense of what each method offers. Dina has done the research for you in a series of articles; here, she explores the American curriculum and what that really means to parents and students. By Dina Kassymbekova   On the lists of international schools in Bangkok, […]

  • Potty Training 101
    Potty Training 101

    Potty training your child doesn’t need to be as awful as it’s made out to be. Dr. Saovanee Pichairakporn, Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Specialist, sheds light on how to prepare yourself for this integral chapter of your child’s development. By Yasmin-Tamana Tanwani   Parenting experiences are often polarized; what may be memorable to some parents can often […]

  • 5 Simple Steps to Taking Great Photos
    5 Simple Steps to Taking Great Photos

    Ever wished you could freeze those precious moments with your family? Now you can…and no, you don’t have to hire a professional photographer. Words and photos by Simon Elwell   There is only one thing better than taking a great photo of your family holiday to share on Facebook, and that is taking a photo […]

  • Breastfeeding and the Working Mum
    Breastfeeding and the Working Mum

    One working mother shares her top tips to continue breastfeeding long after your maternity leave is over. By Rebecca Buckingham   When I was pregnant with my daughter I didn’t give much thought to how I was going to feed her once I returned to work. I knew I’d try breastfeeding when she was first […]

  • Top Breastfeeding Tips from a Local Pro
    Top Breastfeeding Tips from a Local Pro

    Breastfeeding consultant and doula Catherine Dufour shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with new mothers preparing to breastfeed their newborns. By Catherine Dufour   Breastfeeding often takes around three weeks to become established and it’s no secret that it’s uncomfortable, even painful, in the beginning. Getting into a routine that works for the mother and […]