Month: December 2020

  • BAMBI Supports Tchin Tcho Nursery, Baan Dek Foundation
    BAMBI Supports Tchin Tcho Nursery, Baan Dek Foundation

    By Supriya Kasaju, Partnerships Officer, Baan Dek Foundation and Yoshiko Swinney, BAMBI Charities Coordinator; Photos courtesy of Baan Dek Foundation In July  2019, BAMBI began a partnership with Baan Dek Foundation (BDF). BDF is a registered Thai Foundation that provides access to essential education, health, and safety services for vulnerable children living in urban slums […]

  • Preparing for Baby’s First Swimming Lesson
    Preparing for Baby’s First Swimming Lesson

    Gordon Ellard, the founder of Bangkok Dolphins tells us a few steps to keep in mind when enrolling your little one in a swim class. By Gordon Ellard What should I do before enrolling in swim lessons?  Your first baby swimming lesson can be less anxious and stressful if you are prepared.  I would highly […]

  • Celebrating Hanukkah: A Crafty Festival of Lights
    Celebrating Hanukkah: A Crafty Festival of Lights

    Crafty mom Lia shares her family’s tradition of celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukkah and a brilliantly easy and gorgeous craft that you can adapt for any celebration. By Lia Segall My kids love Christmas trees. Christmas is everywhere from October to January and we admire the beautiful decorations and lights. Still, in their little hearts, […]

  • Lighting: An Essential Ingredient for Great Photos
    Lighting: An Essential Ingredient for Great Photos

    Ian Taylor shares his expert tips for using natural light to your advantage when taking photos of your family in Bangkok.   By Ian Taylor   Making a nice photo is like making a decent meal. You get a bunch of ingredients together and combine them. No matter how skilled the chef or photographer, ultimately, the […]

  • Celebrating for Emotional Immunity
    Celebrating for Emotional Immunity

    2020 might not feel like a year for extra celebrations but this mom shares the rituals that make the festive season special for her and how celebrating contributes to our wellbeing. By Ashima Kapur   Loy Krathong, Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the list goes on; living in Thailand allows us to experience a long list […]

  • Reminiscing German Christmas in Thailand
    Reminiscing German Christmas in Thailand

    Missing Christmas celebrations back home, Christina shares some Christmas rituals and traditions that are quintessentially German, and her ‘secret’ family recipe of vanilla crescents.   By Christina Grawe   It’s that time of year again when I usually ask my Bangkok expat friends, “Are you going home over the holidays?” or “Is your family coming […]