Year: 2020

  • READER’S CORNER: July/August 2020
    READER’S CORNER: July/August 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 The Unofficial Harry Potter Character Compendium: MuggleNet’s Ultimate Guide to Who’s Who in the Wizarding World Author: The Editors of MuggleNet From Harry, himself, to Sir […]
  • BAMBI News July/August 2020
    BAMBI News July/August 2020
    View PDF   Dear BAMBI members, For me — and I guess for a lot of you, too — summer holidays are going to be quite different to what we had originally planned this year. Nevertheless, I hope you all have something to look forward to — perhaps a short break somewhere in Thailand, or […]
  • Using Your Voice As A Parent
    Using Your Voice As A Parent
    As parents, we need to find our voice and use it effectively to communicate and connect with our children. By doing so we can set an example about using our voice to express our feelings and to help others, which leads to children finding their own voice too. By Anette Andersen; Photo by Helena Lopes […]
  • A Mother’s Story: Raising a Child With Special Needs
    A Mother’s Story: Raising a Child With Special Needs
    Raising a son who is on the autism spectrum made Theeta readjust the expectations she had planned for her child. She reflects on her experience and shares what one of the most challenging aspects has been. Text and photo by Theeta ‘Uang’ Hotrakitya Sometimes people ask me what it’s like being a mother of a […]
  • 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, […]