Shanghai’s Best Sichuan Restaurants

  by Jamie Barys, Chief Eating Officer of UnTour Food Tours     Looking for Shanghai’s Best Sichuan food? Chuan cuisine – as Sichuan cuisine is known throughout China – relies heavily on five-alarm chili peppers (la) and mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorn (ma) to create the mala spicy flavors that have made it world famous. The … Continued

Baobei Foundation partnership

  It is with great pride and excitement that ShanghaiMamas would like to announce our recent partnership with the Baobei Foundation as of March 01, 2017. Founded in 2008 by a native Chinese and three expatriates in Shanghai, Baobei Foundation provides surgeries and post-surgical rehabilitation for Chinese orphans with life-threatening birth defects. Since its inception, … Continued

Circumcision: Medically Necessary or Unnecessarily Intrusive?

by Siobhan. E. Brown Circumcision: Medically Necessary or Unnecessarily Intrusive?  There are few medical discussions that cause heated debate quite like Circumcision. Some parents choose the procedure because they believe it is medically necessary, decreasing their child’s chances of contracting STD’s and keeping their bodies more hygienic.  Some parents circumcise their children in order to … Continued

ShMa Annual Meeting

ShanghaiMamas Annual Meeting – 15th March 2017 We know you have some questions – so here are some answers! ShanghaiMamas is the largest online community group for international families in Shanghai and is powered by volunteers. Shanghai is a transitory and constantly evolving place and to keep our group thriving we need input from all … Continued