Year: 2017

  • Survival Tips for Traveling with Little Ones 
    Survival Tips for Traveling with Little Ones 

    Traveling with an infant or young child can be a daunting thought. Read on for some tips to help put you at ease and make your travel as seamless and smooth as possible! Words and photos by Heather Burtch   Given the nature of our lives as expats, there is bound to come a time […]

  • BAMBI News May 2017
    BAMBI News May 2017

    View PDF Dear BAMBI Members, Following the Annual General Meeting where Tini stepped down as Chairwoman, BAMBI is currently without a Chair! So we are reporting to you until someone steps up to the plate. Tini has been a strong Chairwoman for BAMBI and led the organization to new frontiers during the course of her […]

  • To Pattaya and Lan Island: A Day-trip by Bus パタヤ・ラン島へ バスで日帰り旅行
    To Pattaya and Lan Island: A Day-trip by Bus パタヤ・ラン島へ バスで日帰り旅行

    Before the hot season ends, how about an adventure to the nearest beach from Bangkok, where the blue sea sparkles? Nobuko Katsura [日本語記事へ] About 150km southeast from Bangkok lies Pattaya Beach, on the west coast of Chonburi. Known as one of Thailand’s leading tourist destinations, Pattaya’s 20-km beachfront is lined with shopping arcades as well […]

  • Chairwoman’s Report 2016
    Chairwoman’s Report 2016

    Every year, BAMBI looks back and remembers all that has been done and accomplished in the previous 12 months. Here is a summary of our activities and achievements in 2016 and a small look into our plans for 2017.  By Triin Kassis   Every year before the Annual General Meeting in March the BAMBI Committee […]

  • All Pain Is Not Suffering
    All Pain Is Not Suffering

    Labour pain is often demonized, but in truth, it is purposeful and does not inevitably lead to suffering if women are given empowerment and support. By Fran Safaie Working with expectant families in Bangkok as a birth doula, HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator and BAMBI volunteer, I hear a lot about pain and suffering. When discussing birth […]

  • Communicate Early with Baby Sign Language
    Communicate Early with Baby Sign Language

      Give your little one a head start in communicating with you with baby sign language. One mom shares her tips and experience signing with her baby. By Jinae Higashino / Photos by Azusa Uchida When the first friends within my social circle became parents, I was fascinated (and slightly terrified!) to observe this new […]