Tag: parenting

  • Going Back to Work after Baby
    Going Back to Work after Baby

    Heading back to work after maternity leave can bring a mixed bag of emotions and a new set of challenges. Take this advice from a mother who has gone back to work and make your own transition to being a working mom smoother.   By Sheena Flannery ​ It’s easier said than done, but taking […]

  • Nurturing Natural Connections
    Nurturing Natural Connections

    A father and Early Years Leader explains the importance of having meaningful connections with nature and how it leads to a healthy urban life for our children.   By Nicholas Garvin   In this age of hyper-connectivity and instant access to information, we’re more connected than ever before. But as we continue to embrace the […]

  • Introducing Sex Education To Your Child By Age 性教育はなぜ必要?幸せな大人へと導くためのステップ
    Introducing Sex Education To Your Child By Age 性教育はなぜ必要?幸せな大人へと導くためのステップ

    Sex education: we know it’s important but are not always comfortable with it. Let’s think about why sex education is necessary.   By Noriko Andersen / Translated by Fumi Yasui[日本語記事へ]   As a “sex-education navigator,” I meet many parents who are worried about sex education for their children. “My kid asked me how babies are […]

  • READER’S CORNER: APRIL 2020
    READER’S CORNER: APRIL 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 Baby Medical School: Bacteria and Antibiotics (Baby University) Author: Cara Florance and Jon Florance ISBN: 9781492693987 The popular Baby University series has now expanded into Baby […]

  • All The World’s A Stage: Try Everything!
    All The World’s A Stage: Try Everything!

    Being a mom of a little kid is not a reason to give up on something your heart desires. Hanae Matsumura is mom to a 2-year-old one and tells her story about how she is following her passion for performing. By Hanae Matsumura   Last year, I auditioned for an English opera production by Bangkok […]

  • READER’S CORNER: MARCH 2020
    READER’S CORNER: MARCH 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 Newest Princess (Itty Bitty Princess Kitty #1) Author: Melody Mews ISBN: 9781534454934 Itty Bitty Kitty is about to become the princess of Lollyland in this […]