Tag: babies

  • Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution
    Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution

    Are orphanages necessarily the best answer to care and provide for children without parents? Human rights lawyer Wanchi Tang provides a deeper understanding of the complex issue of ‘institutionalizing’ children. By Wanchi Tang   For ages, well-intending people have been volunteering for and/or donating to orphanages in order to help out those in need. However, […]

  • Survival Tips for Traveling with Little Ones 
    Survival Tips for Traveling with Little Ones 

    Traveling with an infant or young child can be a daunting thought. Read on for some tips to help put you at ease and make your travel as seamless and smooth as possible! Words and photos by Heather Burtch   Given the nature of our lives as expats, there is bound to come a time […]

  • The Power of Play
    The Power of Play

    Every child loves the opportunity to play. As adults, we often do not think about the importance of it. Susan delves into the world of play and shows us how essential it is to a child’s development. By Susan Whalley   No matter the culture, language, or background, children and play go hand in hand. […]

  • Touch Therapy for Your Baby
    Touch Therapy for Your Baby

    Getting the benefit of infant massage is a two-way street. Learn how both you and your baby can enjoy this age-old therapy. By Erica Shane “Bonding is a unique relationship between two people. It is specific and endures through time.” —M. Klaus Infant massage has been around since the beginning of time. Vimala Schneider McClure brought […]

  • “Until They Are One, Food Is for Fun!”
    “Until They Are One, Food Is for Fun!”

    If you have a child approaching weaning age, you may be interested in baby-led weaning. Ann Patrick explains what it is, its benefits, and how to get started. Words and photo by Ann Patrick   What is baby-led weaning? Baby-led weaning quite simply means you let your baby self-feed — from the moment you start […]