Tag: child development

  • BAMBI Supports Baan Dek Foundation
    BAMBI Supports Baan Dek Foundation

    By Melissa Zebrowski (Director of Partnerships, Baan Dek Foundation) and Yoshiko Swinney (Charities Coordinator, BAMBI)   At BAMBI we are very proud last year to have selected Baan Dek Foundation (www.baandekfoundation.org) as our partner. Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is dedicated to working with more than 1,500 vulnerable children living in urban slums in Chiang Mai […]

  • Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free   もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント
    Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント

    Need to hold your child every day? Then you’re familiar with the stress on your shoulders and lower back that it causes. In Bangkok, a baby carrier is frequently used because of the heavy traffic and narrow roads. So how can we hold our child with less pain and stress?   By Makiko Iwasaki / […]

  • Understanding and Supporting Children With Sensory Processing
    Understanding and Supporting Children With Sensory Processing

    An occupational therapist tells us the information caregivers often ask about to help children with a sensory processing disorder. By Chanipa Vipatawat One of the most challenging things that parents normally face with children with special needs is the sensory processing system, this issue sometimes ends up with parents leaving their child at home or […]

  • Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 
    Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 

    Having another child can be both exciting and quite stressful at the same time. Here are some tips for preparing the family, especially the elder sibling, for the arrival of baby brother/sister. By Abhasiri Chutikul     Many parents that I’ve worked with shared that their firstborn is sometimes not too thrilled about their new baby […]

  • Establishing a Positive Relationship with Your Nanny
    Establishing a Positive Relationship with Your Nanny

    Long-time expat and mother of two Alfiah shares her experience about life with a nanny and the best ways to build a happy environment in the home. By Alfiah Strohal I’ve lived in many countries over my 18 years as an expat. I lived in Europe for six years and another six years in Dubai […]

  • Relaxed Parenthood: One Blows Hot, One Blows Cold!
    Relaxed Parenthood: One Blows Hot, One Blows Cold!

    A mother writes about using positive disciplining techniques and how a difference in approaches between herself and her husband work to create a healthy balance for their child.   By Ashima Kapur   Parenting wasn’t such a challenge in the past as it was part of the family system. But things are vastly different for […]