Tag: lifestyle

  • READER’S CORNER: OCTOBER 2020
    READER’S CORNER: OCTOBER 2020

    Need some book recommendations for your child and for parents? Here are some titles picked by Kinokuniya for BAMBI families. (Japanese books follow the English titles. 日本語の本もお見逃しなく☆) For Kids Who Was Kobe Bryant? Author: Ellen Labrecque  Told in a new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics, this Who Was? biography details NBA superstar Kobe […]

  • 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 […]

  • READER’S CORNER: SEPTEMBER 2020
    READER’S CORNER: SEPTEMBER 2020

    Need some book recommendations for your child and for parents? Here are some titles picked by Kinokuniya for BAMBI families. (Japanese books follow the English titles. 日本語の本もお見逃しなく☆) For Kids Share Your Rainbow: 18 Artists Draw Their Hope for the Future Author: Various Inspired by kids across the country displaying rainbows in their windows, acclaimed illustrators […]

  • Rediscovering Yourself Through Mindfulness 自分らしく生きるための第一歩 ~自分の心と向き合っていますか?
    Rediscovering Yourself Through Mindfulness 自分らしく生きるための第一歩 ~自分の心と向き合っていますか?

    “Mindfulness” is to let go of your inclinations and thoughts, and to know your true mind. But what does it really mean?   By Tomoko Morikawa / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   I teach mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in my current profession. What do these two have in common? In a nutshell, they […]

  • Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom
    Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom

    June started homeschooling her son during the COVID-19 crisis and shares a nature activity that she created to teach her son about colors and animals that live in a stream.    By Warunya (June) Soontorntae    Sometimes we pay a lot of money so that our children can be happy. But sometimes happiness comes in […]