Year: 2017

  • BAMBI News July/August 2017
    BAMBI News July/August 2017

    View PDF   Dear Members, This year, BAMBI is proudly celebrating Its 35th anniversary. Judging from the fact that BAMBI consists of expat mothers and fathers who always come and go, being around and connecting everyone for 35 years is just amazing! I was thinking what BAMBI means to me. For me, BAMBI is the […]

  • The Correct Way to Measure a Fever
    The Correct Way to Measure a Fever

    Dr. Piyarat explains how to accurately measure your child’s temperature and which methods work best according to age. By Piyarat Lertbunnaphong, M.D.   Parents have probably encountered the problem of their child’s temperature being different each time it’s measured. This might be because it’s being done incorrectly, so let’s have a look at the different […]

  • All Aboard! To Ayutthaya on a Steam Locomotive 蒸気機関車で行く アユタヤへの旅
    All Aboard! To Ayutthaya on a Steam Locomotive 蒸気機関車で行く アユタヤへの旅

    Four times a year, a special steam locomotive departs from Hua Lamphong to famous heritage sites in Thailand. Your child, not to mention the child in you, is sure to enjoy the ride! Words and photos by Nobuko Cate Katsura / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ]   With 4,000km of rail, the State Railways of […]

  • BAMBI News June 2017
    BAMBI News June 2017

    View PDF Dear members, It has been a few very hectic but very interesting and fulfilling weeks after Emma and I were voted in as Vice-Chairwoman and Chairwoman, respectively. We are very excited and happy to collaborate our efforts to support our members. I have been on the BAMBI committee about 6 years now, in […]

  • Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution
    Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution

    Are orphanages necessarily the best answer to care and provide for children without parents? Human rights lawyer Wanchi Tang provides a deeper understanding of the complex issue of ‘institutionalizing’ children. By Wanchi Tang   For ages, well-intending people have been volunteering for and/or donating to orphanages in order to help out those in need. However, […]

  • How to Help Your Kids Prepare for a Move to a New Country
    How to Help Your Kids Prepare for a Move to a New Country

    Children need time and special attention to prepare for, adjust and settle into their new environment after a move. Try these tips to make the transition more seamless and less stressful. By Saba Malik For some, moving is a challenge even if it is within the same town or city. An entirely different country with […]