Month: September 2019

  • “Working Mom” or “Stay-At-Home Mom” And Why These Labels Don’t Make Sense
    “Working Mom” or “Stay-At-Home Mom” And Why These Labels Don’t Make Sense

    Before her son was born, Ankita Sodhia had a successful career and had planned to become a “working mom.” Read about her experience and why she thinks we should place less focus on the labels we give parents. By Ankita Sodhia The labels society attaches to the different “kinds” of moms — stay-at-home (SAHM) mom, […]

  • Your Child’s Seven Senses in Learning
    Your Child’s Seven Senses in Learning

    Contrary to what we know, we have seven senses — not five. Find out what the other senses are and how they affect our children’s day-to-day activities. By Chiman Estephan and Camila Gutiérrez Did you know that your child has seven senses?  Most people think that children only have five senses — touch, sight, sound, […]

  • Developing Children’s Senses through the Pleasure of Sounds  音とのお付き合い ~気持ちよさを知ることから始まる情操と自主性
    Developing Children’s Senses through the Pleasure of Sounds 音とのお付き合い ~気持ちよさを知ることから始まる情操と自主性

      How can we foster our children’s sensibility and leverage their potential? Here’s the answer from a kindergarten staff member and kids choir leader. By Miho Tsuda / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ] As a child, I would often bang on the washbowl in the bathroom. Although I knew it wasn’t good manners, I would […]

  • Being a Good Friend to New Parents
    Being a Good Friend to New Parents

    Have a friend who is about to have a baby? Here’s how to be an A+ friend to the new parents. If you are pregnant, be sure to share this with your friends and family! By Emma McNerlin With the arrival of a baby, the world tilts a little bit on its axis, early days […]

  • Pain-Free Breasts: Troubleshooting for Mastitis and More
    Pain-Free Breasts: Troubleshooting for Mastitis and More

    As first-time mothers, most women aren’t prepared to deal with particular situations that may arise when breastfeeding. Our lactation counselor offers some quick troubleshooting that could help you if you encounter a sudden lump on your breastfeeding journey. By Lia Segall Pasternak When my first son was born, I didn’t know anything about breastfeeding, except that […]

  • Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art
    Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art

    What happens when we combine being mindful with art? Artist, and mindful healing practitioner, Aarti Saikia shares the benefits of children expressing themselves through creativity while being in tune with their thoughts and feelings.  By Aarti Saikia Art connects us in a profound way. By working through open, imaginative ideas and promoting creativity and free […]