Tag: work life

  • Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
    Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In

      Transitioning to becoming a stay-at-home spouse in a foreign country can be isolating. Former BAMBI News Editor, Ema Naito reflects on how volunteering for BAMBI helped her step out of her comfort zone and gave her the skills to reinvent her career.   By Ema Naito-Bhakdi   You’re living in a foreign country because […]

  • Juggling Marriage, Motherhood & Entrepreneurship
    Juggling Marriage, Motherhood & Entrepreneurship

    Being a wife and mother with a professional career is no serene sunset stroll. However, as Sirilak Narongtanupone will tell you, no experience in the world is more rewarding than juggling marriage, entrepreneurship and the call of motherhood.   By Sirilak Narongtanupone   Life has a knack of throwing up surprises. Often these can alter […]

  • Discovering a New Me: My Struggles During Seven Years of Life Abroad キャリアを手放して、新しく見つけたもの 〜私の7年間の海外帯同生活〜
    Discovering a New Me: My Struggles During Seven Years of Life Abroad キャリアを手放して、新しく見つけたもの 〜私の7年間の海外帯同生活〜

    Moving overseas to accompany a spouse can feel like a “career blank” for many professional women, but their experiences of finding a new path always encourage us. Here is another story by Kanako Okubo about how she discovered a new “self” after years of challenges.   By Kanako Okubo / Translated by Hanae Matsumura[日本語記事へ]   […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bottles, Bottles, Bottles: A handy guide for bottle-fed babies
    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles: A handy guide for bottle-fed babies

    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A handy guide for bottle-fed babies In this two-part series, Lactation Counsellor and BAMBI Bumps team member Lia Segall Pasternak explains all things about bottles. In Part 1, Lia discussed introducing a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. Here, Lia will give you information for exclusively bottle-fed babies and explain the […]

  • 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 […]