Month: June 2020

  • BAMBI News June 2020
    BAMBI News June 2020
    View PDF  Hello readersWelcome to June. This is usually a busy month for most of us, whose children are finishing up their academic year. It’s also a month where most are making plans to keep the children busy during the long summer break when schools and regular playgroups are closed. Many of us are fortunate […]
  • Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
    Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
    Transitioning to becoming a stay-at-home spouse in a foreign country can be isolating. Former BAMBI News Editor, Ema Naito reflects on how volunteering for BAMBI helped her step out of her comfort zone and gave her the skills to reinvent her career.  By Ema Naito-Bhakdi  You’re living in a foreign country because of your spouse’s […]
  • We Are International Parents
    We Are International Parents
    Raising your children internationally brings about different questions of belonging and identity.By Karin Hongsaton Zackari  We are international parents who have moved away from our home country. Many of us have very international families, with children born to parents of different origins. Some of us carry a sense of belonging not based on citizenship, but […]
  • READER’S CORNER: June 2020
    READER’S CORNER: June 2020
    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 Disney – Frozen My First Library Board Book Block 12-Book Set Author: Erin Rose Wage  ISBN: 9781503743632 Your little one will love to learn with Elsa, Anna, […]
  • Art Therapy: Healing Through Creativity
    Art Therapy: Healing Through Creativity
    Known for her dot-style of painting Amy Diener is a talented young artist living in Bangkok.  She speaks about her art and how she has found comfort in it after years of dealing with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.By As told by Amy Diener to Rina Wongpanich  What is your background and how did you start painting?I’m originally […]