Understanding Gender Identity

By Felice SOO PsyD, Clinical Psychologist at Jiahui Health Author J.K. Rowling, best known for the “Harry Potter” series, recently found herself in hot water after a tweet led many to accuse her of “transphobia”. The backlash from Rowling’s tweet has been widespread and has led many to ask questions about the topics of gender … Continued

Mamas in Charge: Meet the Shanghai Mamas Executive Committee

By Angela Cruz It’s an exciting time to be a Mama! Sharing resources and advice, bringing together international families, and connecting Shanghai Mamas across the world is as relevant as ever and our growing team is eager to keep the conversations and fun going. While our grassroots efforts are mostly led by individuals chatting on … Continued

Summer parenting: brushing up on dental care!

I’ll be honest. Like many of us, I wasn’t planning on spending this summer in Shanghai, and now that school has finished, I’m busy looking for ways to keep the kids occupied and entertained until September. Summers in Shanghai are brutal – high temperatures and high humidity mean I’m always on the hunt for indoor activities, preferably … Continued

Shanghai Mamas Coffee Mornings in Full Swing!

  Usually summers are quiet, but you’re in luck this year as our Shanghai Mamas Coffee Mornings are back across town. If you’re looking for new friends and need to keep your kids busy, come swing by!   Downtown Coffee Morning – Tuesdays: Melbourne café is the place to be on Tuesday mornings where you’ll … Continued