Parent Workshop Recap

On Tuesday, January 11, Shanghai Mamas, in collaboration with Octave Relational Center offered our community an exclusive free parent workshop, “Secrets of Raising High EQ Babies”.  Over 30 members of the Shanghai Mamas community gathered at the The Living Room by Octave (TLR) to participate in an interactive session led by Dr. Carol Wang, a … Continued

Help Save a Child’s Life

Sarah Krasicki     #UglyChristmasforHeart2Heart Each year, since 2018, The Shanghai Collective has hosted ‘The Ugly Christmas Jumper Party’ to raise funds for Heart to Heart Shanghai. To date, our donations have helped fund the life-saving heart surgeries of six children aged from 3 months to 8 years. This year, although we are unable to … Continued

Britannica Release Official Christmas Cards

Organizational sponsors, Britannica, are thrilled to announce the winners of their inaugural Christmas Card Competition.     With more than 200 students taking part in our inaugural Christmas Card Competition, the winning entries have finally been chosen. We were so pleased with the response from students, the judging process proved really difficult.   Overall Winner … Continued

HQIS Music Curriculum

By HQIS   As a school that follows American curriculum standards, music plays a key role in our programs. From Early Childhood to High School, music is a constant element in our daily school activities. Our IB-oriented Music Course At HQIS, starting from Preschool, music is taught within the IB-PYP units of inquiry. In the … Continued

Time for Our Annual Member Survey!

Dear Shanghai Mamas and Papas!It’s been a while since we have surveyed our members, and now it’s time to get to know you better so that we can make sure we’re serving our whole community the best we can. We would truly appreciate your thoughts on what we do well and where we need to improve.The … Continued

How Parents Can Deal With Bullying – A Psychologist Explains

The following article is from the official WeChat account 耀中耀华国际教育 YCYW Education.   Many parents do not realise their children are victims of bullying. Telltale signs like anxiety, irritability, depression, silence, or withdrawal from human interaction, may emerge much later after the child has been under duress for a while. How then should parents approach … Continued

How to Prepare Your Child for a Dental Visit

By Dr. Rana, Pediatric Dentist at PureSmile   One of the most frequently asked question I get as a pediatric dentist is, “When should I bring my child for their first dental visit?” The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry and International Association of Pediatric Dentistry recommend your child should have their first check up by … Continued

Make an End of Year Book Donation!

Doing a holiday clean up, or preparing to leave Shanghai? Want to help a great cause this holiday season? Leave your pre-loved books with us for future book lovers, young and adult, to enjoy.  Shanghai Mamas has previously hosted three successful Book “Swap and Shops” (Click here to read about our latest book swap) and will host a … Continued