Tag: parenting

  • Talking to Your Little Ones about Death
    Talking to Your Little Ones about Death
    Talking about death with kids is not easy, but there is plenty of simple advice to be found. By Ema Naito-Bhakdi   When my eldest was 3 years old, I ordered a picture book of a Japanese traditional story (it was “Hanasaka Jiisan”花咲かじいさん for those Japanese moms out there). But when I read it, I […]
  • How to Support and Nurture Your Child’s Passions
    How to Support and Nurture Your Child’s Passions
    It can be difficult to set aside our own expectations of what our child’s future should look like or be, but doing so can be essential to their success. Here are some useful tips on how best to emotionally invest in your child’s future. By Roma Steffen   Often, it seems to us that our […]
  • Anger Management Tips for the Frustrated Parent  子育て中に知りたい アンガーマネジメントとは
    Anger Management Tips for the Frustrated Parent 子育て中に知りたい アンガーマネジメントとは
    Raising little rascals, no matter how delightful, certainly comes with its moments of frustration and anger. How can anger management techniques help us with parenting?  By Cate Katsura [日本語記事へ]   “I never used to be so irritable, but ever since having a child, I seem to get angry so often!” Losing your temper with a child […]
  • The Importance of Self Care
    The Importance of Self Care
    It’s easy to let the role as a parent consume you and forget to take care of yourself along the way. A mom who’s been there shares her ideas to help regain your footing. By Jinae Higashino   When a first child is born, it signifies not only the birth of a baby but also […]
  • Express Your Love! BAMBI Moms & Dads Share their Family Love
    Express Your Love! BAMBI Moms & Dads Share their Family Love
    BAMBI moms and dads share their love! We know we love our children and our partners/spouses, but don’t necessarily have the chance or time to put it into words in our busy lives. So we asked some BAMBI moms and dads some questions and this is what they shared. When do you feel loved by […]
  • It Is OK to Cry: When Children Grieve
    It Is OK to Cry: When Children Grieve
    It’s hard for parents to recognize how and when our children grieve and how to help. By Johanna De Konig   As parents, we often want to protect our children from sorrow, which is not always possible. In fact, sometimes we parents do not realize that our children mourn and are sad about things we […]