Month: June 2020

  • Staying Home: Warm Your Body and Restore Your Gut Health 巣ごもり生活、身体を温めて腸を元気に!
    Staying Home: Warm Your Body and Restore Your Gut Health 巣ごもり生活、身体を温めて腸を元気に!

    The decrease in physical activity from staying at home is weakening our bodies. One mom shares how you can counter these ill effects by boosting your gut health and doing a simple but powerful exercise.   By Aoko Yukimune / Translated by Fumi Yasui  [日本語記事へ]   The recent measures against COVID-19 were on a large […]

  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth

    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.   By Iasnaia Maximo   During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, […]

  • Keeping Ears Happy When Traveling
    Keeping Ears Happy When Traveling

    While the face of travel may have changed recently we still need to prepare for getting back on a plane in the not too distant future. Here are a few tips to help with the planning especially when you are travelling with little ones, and especially for that first flight ever with a baby. By […]

  • Eating Your Way to Better Mental Wellness
    Eating Your Way to Better Mental Wellness

    We know what to eat to stay fit, but what about eating to stay sane? Laura Martin explains the gut and brain connection and guides us towards eating better so we can feel happier during times of stress. By Laura Martin; Photos courtesy of the author What if I told you that you can eat […]

  • 7 Tips to Help Cope with Being Left Behind
    7 Tips to Help Cope with Being Left Behind

    An expat struggles when close friends leave. Laurie is a long-term expat who has farewelled many friends. While the good-byes don’t get easier she has learned ways to manage when staying behind. By Laurie Charusorn   The first 6 months of my life in Thailand were hard, isolating, and lonely. I moved to Bangkok with […]

  • The Importance of Community Spirit During COVID-19 and Beyond
    The Importance of Community Spirit During COVID-19 and Beyond

    Staying home didn’t stop Khun Oramat from being proactive with seeking out a way to help the community. With the help of her community, they made more than 10,000 face shields for hospitals at a time when they were needed the most. By Vana Kasemsri   For some families staying at home during the COVID-19 […]