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

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child By Chantal Chen, occupational therapist at ELG, and Shining Sun, clinical psychologist at ELG, with writer Sam Lu   As the world becomes more and more interconnected, travelling for work is increasingly becoming a common part of many jobs. While for some it can be an exciting … Continued

How to Introduce Technology to Young Children: Toddlers, Tech and Tablets

How to Introduce Technology to Young Children: Toddlers, Tech and Tablets by Alison Fung, with Dr. Guanghai Wang, Clinical Psychologist and Sleep Specialist and Lei Jin, Educational Psychologist.   Most children these days are growing up surrounded by technology, with parents documenting their baby’s first steps on smartphone cameras from day one and later enjoying … Continued

Making Friends: A Shanghai Expat’s guide

Making Friends: A Shanghai Expat’s Guide by Casey Hall LifeLineShanghai Of the many challenges facing foreigners when they move to Shanghai – and there are many – the loss of a support network is often the hardest to overcome.Living as an expat can feel like an unreal existence. In “real” life, people form friendships through … Continued

Mindful Me, Mindful Little Me

Mindful Me, Mindful Little Me   This increasingly popular life skill and mindset for adults can be cultivated through breath awareness meditation and other present moment practices, but is it possible to get little ones to sit still, pay attention and become more calm and focused too?     Mindfulness is the practice of paying … Continued