International Women’s Day 2019

Happy Women’s Day, Mamas! March 8th marks the 110th International Women’s Day, and countries like China are celebrating with lectures, lunches, and sometimes even work holidays for women. In the last decade, International Women’s Day has become a lot higher profile as we continue to fight for women’s rights, like the right to equal pay … Continued

Healthy & Spooky Halloween treats for the kids

Healthy & spooky Halloween treats for the kids   Halloween is almost upon us! If you’re looking for a fun & healthy alternative to candies and chocolates, here are a few hauntingly wholesome ideas that are perfect for any Halloween party or snack. And the best part? They are as simple to make as they are fun to … Continued

Only Joy, Only Love

We’re very pleased that we have been given permission to share this blog post with you, written by a former member who repatriated last summer. Read on to learn all about the importance of family and cherishing every moment together.  Originally posted on 5 September 2018 on Michelle’s blog      How are ya and … Continued

Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions

Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions by Renee Brossman (MA), School Counselor, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai My husband, two pre-teen children, our family pup, and I recently moved from the US to Shanghai and successfully completed our first year. The year leading up to the move was fraught with anxieties, fear, excitement and logistical challenges. … Continued

All your questions about organic food, answered

 Kindly written for us, by FIELDS online supermarket, one of our organizational sponsors   Food safety. It’s not just an issue in China – it’s a worldwide problem. While China has had its fair share of food scandals, things have improved since the government passed tougher food safety laws in 2015. The after effect of these … Continued