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Welcome to the new photoblog project, Shanghai My Eye.
I just wanted to give all the Mamas a warning about a potentially very dangerous situation that I learned about the tough way- TWICE! In 2007, we had a gas leak in our apartment that resulted in dangerous carbon monoxide being released into our home. My two-year daughter woke up in the middle of the … Continued
I’m very happy to be a lifelong expat – I was an expat child and China is my second expat posting as an adult, but I think the longer I’m away from my home country of England, the more English I become! And there is nothing so quintessentially English as an afternoon tea – it … Continued
ShanghaiMamas was founded in April 2006 by Lynda Quintana, an American mother who had recently arrived in Shanghai from Texas. She quickly found that she was missing a social support system connecting her to other international families, and created ShanghaiMamas as a Yahoo Group where parents could meet online and ask questions, provide emotional support, organize playgroups, swap/sell baby products, … Continued
So you know how the weather has been lately? One minute bright, sunny, and in the high teens, the next a disappointing grey, wet, and single digit mercury reading. Really Atmosphere, couldn’t you decide which way you want to go? Hormonal imbalance was the response I got and I found myself sticking a hand out … Continued
When my daughter Amelia was 7 months old we decided to start her on solid foods. I cooked and froze a few weeks worth of healthy home made purees, bought her a special spoon and dish and strapped her into her high chair full of excitement at this new stage in her development. ‘Look what … Continued