Year: 2018

  • How to Live a Meaningful Life When You Don’t Have a Passion to Follow
    How to Live a Meaningful Life When You Don’t Have a Passion to Follow

    Having a passion is great, but it’s not something that is clear-cut for everyone. Here are some approaches on how to live a meaningful life regardless of whether we’ve found a passion or not. By Carolina Herrera   When we are looking for more meaning in our lives we are often told to follow our […]

  • What’s Different?
    What’s Different?

    Families come in many shapes and sizes. We were happy to catch up with Nat and Gina, moms to two boys, who shared some of their perspectives on living in Thailand. (Note: The names of the interviewees have been changed to maintain confidentiality) As shared with Assistant Editor Rika Gupta Thank you, Nat and Gina, […]

  • Getting Your Kids Their Back-to-School Physicals
    Getting Your Kids Their Back-to-School Physicals

    Here’s a  list of back-to-school physicals, a must for kids a few weeks before their school begins. They may not appear urgent but they are definitely important. By Bumrungrad Hospital Pediatrics Department   Before the school year begins parents get busy purchasing school supplies, new uniforms and everything else on the shopping list to ensure […]

  • Food, Glorious Food: Rice!
    Food, Glorious Food: Rice!

    Out of cost-effective, fun ideas to engage your little ones with? Worry not: with just a few food items from your pantry, create a whole new world of wonder for your child to explore! By Lucy Baker Reprinted from BAMBI News SEPTEMBER 2016 One of my favourite materials to use for sensory play is food. […]

  • READER’S CORNER: September 2018
    READER’S CORNER: September 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 The Cook and the King Author: Julia Donaldson and David Roberts The Cook and the King is a brilliantly funny story from the fantastic picture book […]

  • Follow Your Passion in Your Professional Life Too
    Follow Your Passion in Your Professional Life Too

    Thoughts on considering new career paths while finding a balance between doing what one loves and managing family and financial obligations. By Joel Farnworth   A while ago I wrote a short piece with a few positive tips for moms considering a return to work. Positive in that so many employers are realizing the value […]