Tag: parenting

  • Happy Caregiving for Elderly Parents 明るい「介護のビジョン」を描くには
    Happy Caregiving for Elderly Parents 明るい「介護のビジョン」を描くには
    When you visit your parents after a long interval, have you ever felt like they’ve suddenly aged? Although it’s difficult when you are living abroad, you can still prepare for the time when they will require caregiving. By Machiko Mori / Translated by Fumi Yasui [日本語記事へ] You might not have much chance to think about your parents in […]
  • Parenting: Expectations vs Reality
    Parenting: Expectations vs Reality
    We all have a vision of a perfect parent and children in mind. But as soon as we have children of our own, that vision blurs a bit. Jenny suggests what we can do on those days when raising kids gets the best of us. By Jenny Rephaeli Remember being the single young lady with […]
  • Like a Boss! Balancing Life as a Single Mom
    Like a Boss! Balancing Life as a Single Mom
    So how do single moms actually balance it all? In this article, Cara tells us what “balance” actually means and how single moms, unknowingly, have the capability to do so. By Cara Mayega It’s just after 2am and I’ve only had a couple of hours sleep when the little coughs splutter over the baby monitor. I […]
  • 5 Tips and Tricks to Create Healthy Habits
    5 Tips and Tricks to Create Healthy Habits
    Habits, good or bad, are formed throughout our lives and stay with us. Suzanne gives us strategies to ensure that the habits we form serve our mind and body in a positive way, using the example of healthy eating. By Suzanne Van de Venne Imagine you would have to consciously think about how to brush your […]
  • Life as a Multilingual Family: The Language Experiment
    Life as a Multilingual Family: The Language Experiment
    Raising multilingual kids is a living experiment. One mom shares her family’s experiences and the info she’s picked up along the way. By Ema Naito-Bhakdi We are a multilingual family. Since birth, our children have grown up speaking Japanese with me, German with their papa, and Thai with their nanny and the staff in our […]
  • Life as a Stay-at-home Dad: I’m Not the Perfect Father!
    Life as a Stay-at-home Dad: I’m Not the Perfect Father!
    One stay-at-home dad shares his honest view that just because he’s the primary caregiver doesn’t make him special or the ‘perfect dad’.  By Seita Arafune I am a stay-at-home dad. Am I a perfect dad? I’m afraid not. I secretly delight in observing people’s reactions when I am introduced to them as a stay-at-home dad. […]