Tag: COVID

  • Looking Back at 2020
    Looking Back at 2020

    Sanam looks back at the lessons that she has learned from the year that was, and what gems of knowledge we can all bring with us moving forwards.  By Sanam Raisa Rahman  As the clock struck twelve on 31 December 2019, most people across the world were joyfully welcoming the new year. I, on the […]

  • Travel During COVID-19: Quarantine with Kids
    Travel During COVID-19: Quarantine with Kids

    Being trapped in quarantine with small kids could be demanding. Our assistant editor Chyi spoke to several parents who went through quarantine and shared their first-hand experiences of this isolation period.   By Chyi Lee, Photos courtesy of Julie (@ourexpatdiaries) and Alice Lyons   In this time of COVID-19, travel is just not the same. […]

  • The Reality of Parenting During the Pandemic
    The Reality of Parenting During the Pandemic

    This is the personal story of how a mother managed months of being apart from her husband.   By Sara Chow   As the sliding door of the Alternative State Quarantine hotel opened, I walked towards my husband, holding my 3-year-old’s hand. My son dropped my hand and walked hesitantly towards his daddy, whose medical […]

  • Virtual Runs: Better Health for Family and Community
    Virtual Runs: Better Health for Family and Community

    Joel Farnworth writes how his family discovered running for charity and the advantages of doing a virtual run together.   By Joel Farnworth   If your family is looking to get active and enjoys outdoor activities, you might like to try a running event together. My family got hooked a couple of years ago as […]

  • How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy
    How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy

    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the emerging evidence surrounding COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and pregnancy and how being pregnant in a pandemic may affect your plan for birth.  By Emma McNerlin   As we welcomed in 2020, little did we know that life as we knew it was about to change. On 5 January, the World Health Organisation […]

  • The Importance of Community Spirit During COVID-19 and Beyond
    The Importance of Community Spirit During COVID-19 and Beyond

    Staying home didn’t stop Khun Oramat from being proactive with seeking out a way to help the community. With the help of her community, they made more than 10,000 face shields for hospitals at a time when they were needed the most. By Vana Kasemsri   For some families staying at home during the COVID-19 […]