Year: 2018

  • DIY Holiday Season Gift Wrap
    DIY Holiday Season Gift Wrap

    Nothing beats a homemade present but we don’t always have time to invest in that personal touch, or do we? Long-standing BAMBI member and all-around creative whizz Donatella Lazzari says we do and shows us how! By Donatella Lazzari If you are running short of time, beautifully crafted packaging will always make your chosen present […]

  • READER’S CORNER: November 2018
    READER’S CORNER: November 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 Boy: His Stories and How They Came to Be Author: Oliver Jeffers Publisher: Harper Collins For age: From Age 3 An exquisite collection of four much-loved […]

  • The Art of Upcycling, Bangkok Style
    The Art of Upcycling, Bangkok Style

    The best things in life are free, well almost. Get creative and hop aboard the upcycling train, to repurpose, reuse, and recycle your old clutter. By Candice Salmerón    If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house, taking up valuable space. By actively embracing upcycling you can […]

  • Growing Up as a ‘Third Culture Kid’ 
    Growing Up as a ‘Third Culture Kid’ 

    Nomadic community builder Pixie Cigar tells us what it was like growing up as a ‘third culture kid’ (or TCK)–children who spend their formative years in places that are not their parents’ homeland.  By Pixie Cigar   It’s probably best for us to start at the very beginning! Where were you born?  In the city […]

  • Eat a Rainbow of ‘Anytime Food’ Everyday!
    Eat a Rainbow of ‘Anytime Food’ Everyday!

    Here are some quick tips and recipes to help encourage your children to eat wholesome and nutritious food. By Sarah Tamburrini Parents all over the world today are facing the same challenge: how to get their children to eat wholesome and nutritious food. They know what they want their children to be eating, but in […]

  • Fostering an Attitude of Gratitude in Our Children
    Fostering an Attitude of Gratitude in Our Children

    Less is often more, and when fostering gratitude in our children, creating the conditions for engagement and ease are an important foundation for developing true appreciation. By Jinae Higashino Fostering an attitude of gratitude is a phenomenal investment. In reviewing more than 40 studies on gratitude, a list of 31 benefits from the practice of […]