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There was a time in my life when I became absolutely obsessed with Japanese onsens (hot springs). Granted, I’m still completely obsessed with anything Japanese, but my love for onsens cooled off once I realized that my super shy “what do you mean someone has to see me naked?” husband was having none of it when I suggested he try one on our last trip to Japan. Since then I have always daydreamed about the idea of sitting somewhere hot and steamy while checking out wild bathing monkeys...

We caught up with a couple of experts who gave us some sage advice on how to create a great sleeping environment for your little one, and how to survive the tough times. Louise Roy has been living in Shanghai for almost 12 years and you may know her as one of the original ‘Shanghai Doulas’. S...

When we go to bed, we do certain things that make us tired. Maybe we read, perhaps we meditate, but we certainly take a little time to unwind, and our children are no different. Here are some handy tips that should help those eyes to get heavy and that little head to nod… *1) Make sure the temp...

You can read all the books, watch all the films, cram, prep and revise as much as you like but noth...

I’ve always been a crafter. It all started with ...

Every month, we reach out to a Shanghai dad to discuss family, life and being a father. This month, Jake Aumann talks about his transition from buddy to dad, a memorable Christmas road trip and his four kids' distinct personalities. *Name:* Jacob Aumann *Job: *Head of APAC Sales & Marketing Oper...

  One of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in this culture is to learn how to cook Chinese food. [1] Pretty soon you’ll have people banging at your door asking for your special dumpling re...

Let me start off by saying that I’m one of the fortunate ones. My husband leaves the house at 8am...

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