Tag: transition & adjustment

  • My Career Will Not Be Wasted  私のキャリアは失われない
    My Career Will Not Be Wasted 私のキャリアは失われない

    What does “career” mean to you? Living in Thailand for a limited time revealed a good opportunity for Machiko Mori to think about what she wants from her career and life.   By Machiko Mori / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   Two years ago, I left the company where I had worked for years […]

  • 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 […]

  • Why Children Need To Play
    Why Children Need To Play

    Play is so important for the physical as well as emotional development of children. Julia Gabriel examines how it creates a great impact on their future lives. By Julia Gabriel How do children learn? How do they grasp entire language systems, codes of communication, symbolic thinking, and mastery of the skills they need to read […]

  • Taking Care of Number One 
    Taking Care of Number One 

    Bangkok Dad Eddie Yii shares his story about the mental and physical toll of fatherhood and how he rediscovered the importance of looking after himself so that he can be there for his family. By Eddie Yii Life is about priorities. I’ve always believed that if you get your priorities right, decisions will come naturally […]

  • Adjusting to Life in Thailand タイ生活に慣れるまで 
    Adjusting to Life in Thailand タイ生活に慣れるまで 

    Having difficulties getting used to life in Thailand even though you’ve also lived abroad before? One mom shares her experiences on how she adjusted to living in Thailand. By Maya Sakurai / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ] I have lived in Thailand for over a year now. Prior to that, I spent several years in North […]

  • Redefining Family
    Redefining Family

    In her 6 years as an expat in Bangkok, Megha has come to redefine family as a series of scaffoldings that she discovered, inhabited and sometimes helped strengthen as well. She shares how. By Megha Jindal Expatriation forced me to rethink about family. Five years ago, ‘family’ would’ve meant my parents,  my brother, my husband […]