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PARENTING

This month, Parents & Kids pays tribute to all you pappas out there and your journey into parenthood. Four Shanghai dads tell us about their children, balancing work and home life and what it means to them to be a great father. *Full name: *Peter Dixon *Child's full name: *Theo Anthony James Dixon *Nationality:* British *Job:* Entrepreneur and COO 247Tickets *Where in the city do you live:* Jing'an *How long in Shanghai: *5 years ...

/*By Tatum Hawkins*/ The first time I heard about “FOMO” was a few years ago. My husband’s aunt was complaining about how her freshman daughter had this weird disease that was keeping her up at all hours of the night; it was making her sick with worry because she wasn’t sure if her daugh...

When I think of a housewife I think of someone who wears an apron, runs about the house in tasteful heels and an A-line dress, never smudges her lipstick and is always prepared to have the roast beef on the table for when the husband comes home. Basically, my views of a housewife are stuck in the 1950’s.     So when people equate my life living in Shanghai to being a housewife I’m all: “Hold up! I’m NOT a housewife. I don’t do all that putter about the house waiting for t...

/*By Ryane Liao*/ One of the most remarkable things about being a teenager is that we, as members of a constantly evolving global community, have learned to develop our own language. We encode meaning in the most interesting ways: * Having earphones in means “don’t talk to me” * “Lol...

This month, Parents&Kids met with three dads and one dad-to-be to chat about their views on parenthood, what they did to prepare and how they felt when they found out they were going to be fathers. *Full name: *Greig Charlton *Child's full name: *Oscar Charlton *Nationality: *British *Job: *CEO – 247tickets *Where in the city do you live:* Laoximen *How long in Shanghai: *seven years ...

Every month, we reach out to a Shanghai dad to discuss family, life and being a father. Lennart ...

/*By Ryane Liao*/ People these days have unreali...

This month, Parents&Kids met with three dads and one dad-to-be to chat about their views on parenthood, what they did to prepare and how they felt when they found out they were going to be fathers.  *Name:* Brian Dittman               *Child's name:* Freddie Joseph Sherwood-Dittman                               *Nationality: *American       ...

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