Tag: 2021

  • Overcoming Negativity and Teaching Kids About Self-love
    Overcoming Negativity and Teaching Kids About Self-love

    Thinking positive thoughts has a huge impact on a person’s sense of self. Parenting coach Galina explains how parents can influence children with positivity and lessons of self-love. By Galina Kalinina Are you raising a negaholic child? Negaholism is a condition when people have zero or little self-love. It’s a pattern in which people are […]

  • Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision
    Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision

      An optometrist writes about eye development and caring for children’s vision. By  Bao Minh Tran Babies and younger children will learn more about the world from vision than through all their other senses combined.  Good vision is important for a child’s educational, physical and social development. It’s important to be aware of the possible […]

  • Can I Love Another Child the Same?
    Can I Love Another Child the Same?

    When pregnant or thinking about having another baby, we often ask ourselves if we will be able to love each child equally.  By Sadef Chhotani Love has many forms even if it is channeled out from one person to different people. We can never pick a favorite but some children do need their mother more […]

  • When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities
    When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities

      Noriko Tsuboi has taught and performed the Japanese instrument Koto in the United States and Thailand. Here are her stories and hopes. By Noriko Tsuboi / Translated by Hanae Matsumura Looking back, I have spent almost half of my life away from my home country, Japan. Back when I was in Japan, my mother […]

  • Learning the Art of Weaving
    Learning the Art of Weaving

      Vana and her daughter visited a weaving studio in Bangkok where the owner introduced them to the beauty and benefits of traditional weaving techniques, even for kids. By  Vanasobhin Kasemsri As a keen weaver, Miss Wiwan Lertpphokanont’s love of Thai arts and crafts took her to many parts of Thailand where she learned weaving […]

  • Staying Connected with Your Partner
    Staying Connected with Your Partner

    Having children can change the nature of your relationship with your partner but it’s important to make time for each other no matter how demanding the family juggle might be. By Shachee Mehta “I don’t seem to have the time to connect with my partner because all my time and energy goes into taking care […]