Tag: life planning

  • Budgeting for Busy Parents
    Budgeting for Busy Parents
    Ever been on a scramble for funds to cover unforeseen expenses? Or you just can’t figure out where the last ฿100 went to? If you feel you should start budgeting or want to learn how to budget better, this article by Jex Leigh Roach is just what you need.By Jex Leigh RoachMoney affects almost every […]
  • Why Every Woman Should have a Doula
    Why Every Woman Should have a Doula
    Having a doula can transform the birth process. Erika shares the benefits and how she improved her experience as a mom to be.“If a doula were a drug, it’d be unethical not to use it” – John KennellBy: Erika LindleyMy arrival in Bangkok two years ago was filled with excitement and apprehension, I subsequently found […]
  • 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 of my […]
  • Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child
    Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child
      Having a second child is one of many life-changing, personal decisions that parents will have to make. But what do you do when practical reasons and biological needs are at odds with each other? By Suzi Chaemchaeng You meet a mother with one child and you curiously ask, “do you plan to have another?” It seems […]
  • Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
    Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
      Transitioning to becoming a stay-at-home spouse in a foreign country can be isolating. Former BAMBI News Editor, Ema Naito reflects on how volunteering for BAMBI helped her step out of her comfort zone and gave her the skills to reinvent her career.   By Ema Naito-Bhakdi   You’re living in a foreign country because […]
  • Discovering a New Me: My Struggles During Seven Years of Life Abroad  キャリアを手放して、新しく見つけたもの 〜私の7年間の海外帯同生活〜
    Discovering a New Me: My Struggles During Seven Years of Life Abroad キャリアを手放して、新しく見つけたもの 〜私の7年間の海外帯同生活〜
      Moving overseas to accompany a spouse can feel like a “career blank” for many professional women, but their experiences of finding a new path always encourage us. Here is another story by Kanako Okubo about how she discovered a new “self” after years of challenges.   By Kanako Okubo / Translated by Hanae Matsumura[日本語記事へ]   I […]