Tag: parenting

  • Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 
    Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 

    This is Mareike’s personal account on how she empathized with her daughter losing a friend who’s relocating and how she dealt with it.   By Mareike Schoenig   Being an expat is all about meeting all kinds of people. We meet them, get to know them, enjoy every moment together, and eventually create a bond […]

  • Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope
    Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope

      Alessandra talks about the importance of nurturing optimism and hope in children and ways to do that.   By Alessandra C Marazzi   It seems to me that in today’s age, a little optimism and hope are badly needed, especially when we are talking about instilling those qualities in the generation of people who […]

  • Reclaim the Joy in Parenting Through Connection
    Reclaim the Joy in Parenting Through Connection

    The ability to love a child and to enjoy being a parent is present within each of us but sometimes we need to rekindle things in our routine to grow a stronger connection with our child.   By Sonali Vongchusiri   Connection. For me, this can be a big, loaded word. When my first was […]

  • READER’S CORNER: July/August 2020
    READER’S CORNER: July/August 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 The Unofficial Harry Potter Character Compendium: MuggleNet’s Ultimate Guide to Who’s Who in the Wizarding World Author: The Editors of MuggleNet From Harry, himself, to Sir […]

  • Using Your Voice As A Parent
    Using Your Voice As A Parent

    As parents, we need to find our voice and use it effectively to communicate and connect with our children. By doing so we can set an example about using our voice to express our feelings and to help others, which leads to children finding their own voice too. By Anette Andersen; Photo by Helena Lopes […]

  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth

    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.   By Iasnaia Maximo   During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, […]