Tag: parenting

  • Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 
    Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 
    Having another child can be both exciting and quite stressful at the same time. Here are some tips for preparing the family, especially the elder sibling, for the arrival of baby brother/sister. By Abhasiri Chutikul     Many parents that I’ve worked with shared that their firstborn is sometimes not too thrilled about their new baby […]
  • How to Stay Connected with Long-Distance Family
    How to Stay Connected with Long-Distance Family
    A downside of living far from your loved ones is that it can be hard to maintain a strong bond. However, with a little effort and these ideas from Sally Flint, you won’t feel as distant from your family even though you live far away.By Sally Flint  From wonderful international school education opportunities for our […]
  • Things I Would Tell My Younger Self about Being a Parent
    Things I Would Tell My Younger Self about Being a Parent
    Sally is a children’s author, blogger, and an experienced mother. She shares her parenting insights with our readers.  By Sally Flint  This year our youngest daughter left home in Bangkok to go to university in the UK. Her sister left home two years ago and is now spending the third year of her university course […]
  • READER’S CORNER: JANUARY 2020
    READER’S CORNER: JANUARY 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 Karen’s Witch (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix) Author: Ann M. Martin and Katy Farina   ISBN: 9781338315196 A fresh and fun graphic novel series spin-off of The Baby-sitters Club, […]
  • Life as a New Daddy
    Life as a New Daddy
    Leonard Wee, a Singaporean entrepreneur who is married to a Thai, tells us how he is managing his life as a full-time dad to baby Jayna. Tell us a bit about your family! You can say that I’m a late bloomer.  I met my wife in Singapore when I was 41, got married at 42 […]
  • What Makes a Father a Dad
    What Makes a Father a Dad
    We all have different perceptions of what a father should be. In this article, Noah tells us of his personal journey of discovering fatherhood and why every day is Father’s Day.   By Kevin Noah Windfield Growing up in the 1970s without a father was a very difficult situation for my brother and I. We […]