Tag: 日本語

  • Back to Japanese School Over the Summer Holidays  夏休み、我が家の場合
    Back to Japanese School Over the Summer Holidays 夏休み、我が家の場合

    This Japanese mum sent her two boys to school during the summer holidays. She has no regrets, in fact, she recommends it to other parents too. Here’s why. By Akiko Cayne [日本語記事へ] Article 26 of the Japanese Constitution states that “All people shall be obligated to have all boys and girls under their protection receive […]

  • READER’S CORNER: September 2018
    READER’S CORNER: September 2018

    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 Cook and the King Author: Julia Donaldson and David Roberts The Cook and the King is a brilliantly funny story from the fantastic picture book […]

  • Easy Exercises to Ease Neck and Shoulder Aches 育児しながらでもできる 簡単エクササイズ
    Easy Exercises to Ease Neck and Shoulder Aches 育児しながらでもできる 簡単エクササイズ

    Taking care of young children can be a pain—literally! Here are some simple exercises that moms (and dads) of babies and toddlers could do to help ease neck, shoulder and backaches. By Kaoruko Yoshida / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ] Running around every day taking care of young children and other work, it’s not uncommon that […]

  • Good Posture and Why it Matters  姿勢の子供への悪影響
    Good Posture and Why it Matters 姿勢の子供への悪影響

    Many parents have, at one point or another, told their child to ‘sit up straight!’ But have you explained why? Here are some reasons you could share with your child. By Takahiro Sugaya / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ]   Have you ever felt that your kids have bad posture? I often come across parents […]

  • Anger Management Tips for the Frustrated Parent  子育て中に知りたい アンガーマネジメントとは
    Anger Management Tips for the Frustrated Parent 子育て中に知りたい アンガーマネジメントとは

    Raising little rascals, no matter how delightful, certainly comes with its moments of frustration and anger. How can anger management techniques help us with parenting? By Cate Katsura [日本語記事へ]   “I never used to be so irritable, but ever since having a child, I seem to get angry so often!” Losing your temper with a […]

  • All Aboard! To Ayutthaya on a Steam Locomotive 蒸気機関車で行く アユタヤへの旅
    All Aboard! To Ayutthaya on a Steam Locomotive 蒸気機関車で行く アユタヤへの旅

    Four times a year, a special steam locomotive departs from Hua Lamphong to famous heritage sites in Thailand. Your child, not to mention the child in you, is sure to enjoy the ride! Words and photos by Nobuko Cate Katsura / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ]   With 4,000km of rail, the State Railways of […]