Month: September 2018

  • Learning Begins at Home
    Learning Begins at Home
    Learning is not something confined to the school environment but instead happens continually, throughout the day. Here are some ways our children learn at home and ideas for how to encourage greater development. By Ashima Kapur   Kids attend school to acquire knowledge and skills appropriate to their age and we, as parents strive hard to […]
  • The Three A’s of Travel with Kids
    The Three A’s of Travel with Kids
    Looking for ways to keep your children engaged and make the most of a family trip? It might help to remember the Three As! Text & photos by Nori Brixen   My advice for parents planning a trip with kids is to remember the Three A’s: Adventure, Animals and Activities. It works for my four […]
  • Talking to Your Little Ones about Death
    Talking to Your Little Ones about Death
    Talking about death with kids is not easy, but there is plenty of simple advice to be found. By Ema Naito-Bhakdi   When my eldest was 3 years old, I ordered a picture book of a Japanese traditional story (it was “Hanasaka Jiisan”花咲かじいさん for those Japanese moms out there). But when I read it, I […]
  • Back to School Nutrition
    Back to School Nutrition
    Food can be more than just food — it can be a personal message from you to your child, and a way to help them feel safe and in control in their world of increasing uncertainty. By Karin Biran The beginning of the school year is an exciting and special time. Both parents and children […]
  • Roaring Forward
    Roaring Forward
    Tigers must continue to exist on this earth so that future generations can see and learn about this majestic cat. Here are a few facts about our tigers, and some tips on how we could save them from becoming extinct. By Vanasobhin Kasemsrina Ayudhaya At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of […]
  • Transition: Back to School
    Transition: Back to School
    Transition can be both overwhelming and exciting at the same time. But, through proper care and attention, we can better embrace the inevitable and often ongoing transitional changes in our lives. By Rachel Elizabeth Szewczuk   Transition: the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. Transition can mean many […]