Year: 2019

  • It Takes a Village: The Power of Mommy Friends
    It Takes a Village: The Power of Mommy Friends

          Being expats parents can be tough, particularly when you don’t have the support village which you would back home. In this refreshing article, Cara motivates us to take a leap, as awkward as it may be, towards creating our own village and making friends who will be there for us through tough […]

  • Sleep When the Baby Sleeps…The Fairytale of Life Balance for New Parents
    Sleep When the Baby Sleeps…The Fairytale of Life Balance for New Parents

    Midwife Emma explores the myth of achieving balance for new parents and concludes that life with a newborn can be fantastic, magical, horrific, mind-numbingly boring, and spectacularly exhausting all in one day; and that’s ok. We are all just winging it on the good ship parenting so give yourself a break and hang on for […]

  • Pre-flight Survival Tips When Flying with Toddlers
    Pre-flight Survival Tips When Flying with Toddlers

    Flying with kids can be either easy going or an absolute nightmare. Here are the tips for flying with toddlers by an expat mom of four boys who has traveled to many countries. By Dana Bachar Grossman Have you ever pretended your 18 month-old toddler was only 9kg just to get the desired baby bassinet, regardless […]

  • BAMBI News June 2019
    BAMBI News June 2019

    View PDF   Dear readers, This is my last letter to you all as BAMBI Vice Chairwoman as my two-year tenure has come to an end and it’s time to let someone else help to take BAMBI in a new direction. In total, I have spent 4 years volunteering for BAMBI both in Bumps and Babies […]

  • Happy Caregiving for Elderly Parents 明るい「介護のビジョン」を描くには
    Happy Caregiving for Elderly Parents 明るい「介護のビジョン」を描くには

    When you visit your parents after a long interval, have you ever felt like they’ve suddenly aged? Although it’s difficult when you are living abroad, you can still prepare for the time when they will require caregiving. By Machiko Mori / Translated by Fumi Yasui [日本語記事へ] You might not have much chance to think about your […]

  • Snoring in Kids
    Snoring in Kids

    Many of us have had a good night’s sleep interrupted by a partner or spouse who snores. But what if the loud, gurgling sounds at night actually turn out to be coming from your precious child. We take an in-depth look at the health implications of snoring in children, and what to do if your […]