Year: 2019

  • Parenting: Expectations vs Reality
    Parenting: Expectations vs Reality

    We all have a vision of a perfect parent and children in mind. But as soon as we have children of our own, that vision blurs a bit. Jenny suggests what we can do on those days when raising kids gets the best of us. By Jenny Rephaeli Remember being the single young lady with […]

  • Starting Your Own Business after Being a Stay-at-home Parent
    Starting Your Own Business after Being a Stay-at-home Parent

    For stay-at-home parents, there may come a time when you consider going back to work. Some of you may even start your own business. Ema spoke to a range of mompreneurs who are doing that in Thailand. (This is an extended version of the original print article.) By Ema Naito-Bhakdi Many of you have put […]

  • Like a Boss! Balancing Life as a Single Mom
    Like a Boss! Balancing Life as a Single Mom

    So how do single moms actually balance it all? In this article, Cara tells us what “balance” actually means and how single moms, unknowingly, have the capability to do so. By Cara Mayega It’s just after 2am and I’ve only had a couple of hours sleep when the little coughs splutter over the baby monitor. I […]

  • The Story of the Parents and the Chiang Mai Waterfall
    The Story of the Parents and the Chiang Mai Waterfall

    Victoria shares her story about her delightful visit to the limestone waterfalls called “Sticky Waterfalls” in a national park near Chiang Mai.  By Victoria Davis The parents realized they hadn’t had any together time for some time, so they left the children promptly at 8am and did not look back.  The parents went to a […]

  • Adjusting to Life in Thailand タイ生活に慣れるまで 
    Adjusting to Life in Thailand タイ生活に慣れるまで 

    Having difficulties getting used to life in Thailand even though you’ve also lived abroad before? One mom shares her experiences on how she adjusted to living in Thailand. By Maya Sakurai / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ] I have lived in Thailand for over a year now. Prior to that, I spent several years in North […]

  • Finding the Key to a Work-Life Balance
    Finding the Key to a Work-Life Balance

    Parenthood is so demanding and when we also have work pressures and our personal lives to attend to, we can quickly start to feel overwhelmed. Aromachologist and entrepreneur Joëlle shares the key things that have helped her on the quest to find more balance in her life. By Joëlle Smaniotto As a first-time mom and entrepreneur, I […]