Month: July 2020

  • Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom
    Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom

    June started homeschooling her son during the COVID-19 crisis and shares a nature activity that she created to teach her son about colors and animals that live in a stream.    By Warunya (June) Soontorntae    Sometimes we pay a lot of money so that our children can be happy. But sometimes happiness comes in […]

  • I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!
    I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!

    Shaz Lalji explains how we can empower the next generation to lead an equitable future through education, sharing our stories, and celebrating each other’s successes!   By Shaz Lalji   For generations, women have been fighting for empowerment. Even something as basic as voting was non-existent for women for so long. As far as we […]

  • Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 
    Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 

    This is Mareike’s personal account on how she empathized with her daughter losing a friend who’s relocating and how she dealt with it.   By Mareike Schoenig   Being an expat is all about meeting all kinds of people. We meet them, get to know them, enjoy every moment together, and eventually create a bond […]

  • Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope
    Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope

      Alessandra talks about the importance of nurturing optimism and hope in children and ways to do that.   By Alessandra C Marazzi   It seems to me that in today’s age, a little optimism and hope are badly needed, especially when we are talking about instilling those qualities in the generation of people who […]

  • How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy
    How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy

    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the emerging evidence surrounding COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and pregnancy and how being pregnant in a pandemic may affect your plan for birth.  By Emma McNerlin   As we welcomed in 2020, little did we know that life as we knew it was about to change. On 5 January, the World Health Organisation […]

  • Reclaim the Joy in Parenting Through Connection
    Reclaim the Joy in Parenting Through Connection

    The ability to love a child and to enjoy being a parent is present within each of us but sometimes we need to rekindle things in our routine to grow a stronger connection with our child.   By Sonali Vongchusiri   Connection. For me, this can be a big, loaded word. When my first was […]