Help Grow the Shanghai Mamas Community!

Want to get more involved with Shanghai Mamas? Join our volunteer Executive Committee. We’re looking for a Sponsorship Lead in particular. If you’re interested, please send your CV and a self-introduction to shmamas@gmail.com. Click on the roles to learn more about becoming a Executive committee member and Sponsorship Director. Shanghai Mamas is a diverse community of thriving international … Continued

Something You Did Not Know About Louise

By Joana Molgaard   In this series, Shanghai Mamas will feature amazing people within our community. You may have seen their names in WeChat, or have met them in person. Now you will learn what makes them thrive in Shanghai. This week, we introduce you to long-time Shanghai Mama Louise Roy. Louise has been an integral … Continued

Let’s Talk About 600

Shanghai Mamas is teaming up with Mandarin Community to translate and contextualize some of the trending topics on Chinese social media. Additionally they are providing some helpful vocabulary to further grasp the meaning and concept- thanks, Mandarin Community, for bridging our communities!   Image sourced: https://www.smhc.org.cn/   Located at 600 Wanping South Road, Shanghai Mental Health Center … Continued

We Need You!

Not sure about you, but the descriptive sentence ‘strange and unusual times’ makes me want to throw my coffee cup…yet, here we are in strange times indeed. It’s farewell season, and this year the organization Shanghai Mamas is losing some longtime friends and supporters. We are the longest running international parent support community in Shanghai. … Continued

Leave your books with Shanghai Mamas!

Leaving Shanghai and need to lighten the shipment home? Leave your pre-loved books with us for future book lovers, young and adult, to enjoy. Shanghai Mamas has previously hosted four successful Book “Swap and Shops” (Click here to read about our latest book swap). We invite anyone departing Shanghai to contribute books for future book swappers to enjoy by … Continued

Smiles Are For Life

May 15th marked the 5th anniversary of World Orthodontic Health Day as proclaimed by the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO). It is a day to celebrate and highlight the importance of orthodontists and orthodontic healthcare. Orthodontists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of misaligned teeth to ensure longevity of teeth life and oral health. We … Continued

Tips for Food Storage & Healthy Eating during Lockdown

By Jiahui Health   During this period, most of us are spending more and more time in our kitchens. We may be encountering foods that we haven’t used before, and plenty of us are worried that we may not be getting all of the nutrients that we need.   Our Clinical Nutritionist, Katrin Lee, provides … Continued

ShMamas Locked Down Playlist: Perfect Songs for Right Now

We asked, and you all answered…and it is an AMAZING playlist.   This list has songs to rock out to while scream singing the chorus in the shower. There are witty and sarcastic contributions that really nail the angst and frustration so many of us are feeling. There are songs that make you nod along … Continued

Virtual Events and Activities in the Community

In this strange and confusing time, we are happy to share some free virtual events from organizations in the community. If you have any questions, please contact the organizations directly.      Shanghai Lovefest Zoom April 28 – May 2, 8AM – 10AM Shanghai Lovefest is a 5-day free online event that brings together musicians, … Continued