Year: 2018

  • The Art of Toy Minimalism
    The Art of Toy Minimalism

    Less is more, or so they say. But how can stripping back the number of toys help promote play?  By Victoria Davis Toys, toys, toys!!! As much as we try, they seem to be everywhere! During pregnancy, I had the idyllic notion that my child would play only with educational toys: wooden sets, musical instruments, […]

  • READER’S CORNER: December 2018
    READER’S CORNER: December 2018

    Need some book recommendations for your child and for parents? Here are some titles picked by Kinokuniya for BAMBI families. (Japanese books follow the English titles. 日本語の本もお見逃しなく☆) For Kids We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Christmas Activity Book Publisher: Walker Books, 1989 ISBN: 9781406384512 Age: 3 years+ Join in the bear hunt with this fabulous […]

  • Raising Third Culture Kids (TCKs)
    Raising Third Culture Kids (TCKs)

    Clinical psychologists Catherine and Benjamin teach us about raising TCKs. By Catherine Barbier, MA, and Benjamin Weinstein, PhD “Where are you from?’ As expats, this is a question we hear (and ask) over and over. Most of us have quick and frequently practiced answers. Some of us even have stock answers that we pull out […]

  • BAMBI News December 2018
    BAMBI News December 2018

    View PDF   Happy Holidays from all of us at BAMBI! December brings with it lower temperatures and fresher breezes a welcome break from Bangkok’s relentless humidity. Coupled with an abundance of Christmas cheer, this seems to conspire to lift the collective mood in the city. This month marks my family’s fourth year in Bangkok. […]

  • Courageous Kitchen: Inspiring Youth through the Power of Food
    Courageous Kitchen: Inspiring Youth through the Power of Food

    Through nourishment and education, the team at Courageous Kitchen are helping turn around the lives of young children in Bangkok. Our very own Assistant Editor Francine Kaye Acelar went along to find out more about the wonderful work they are doing and what we can do to help. By Francine Kaye Acelar In the modern […]

  • BAMBI Donates ฿50,000 to Underprivileged Children in Phuket
    BAMBI Donates ฿50,000 to Underprivileged Children in Phuket

    Committed to giving back to communities and children in need, BAMBI extends support to underprivileged children in Phuket. By Chiaki Takegawa Chan and Ema Naito-Bhakdi   BAMBI donated ฿50,000 to Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation to purchase educational toys, books, and teaching materials for 175 children, aged three to eighteen, who are orphans or […]