Volunteer With Stepping Stones to Teach English to Migrant Children

Do you… Speak English fluently and confidently? Enjoy interacting with children? Want to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children?     English is one of the three core subjects in the Chinese school curriculum and one of the biggest differentiators between urban and rural children. Stepping Stones is recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to join its English … Continued

Share Your Amazing Travels with the ShMamas Community!

      We have seen your moments and there have been some EPIC trips this summer! As the travel season winds down, we want to capture all your amazing tips and itineraries for an upcoming series of travel articles for our Shanghai Mamas community. To entice you a bit more, we’ll be doing a monthly draw … Continued

Effective Coping Skills during Coronavirus Crisis

With anxieties running particularly high this week, we thought everyone could use a bit of a refresh on ways to deal with stress. Check out this article from GHC and Clinical Psychologist, Liqun HU, on signs to look out for and how you and your family can make some small changes to effectively cope.   … Continued

Meet Our Latest Sponsor – Hong Qiao International School

Welcome HQIS to the Shanghai Mamas community!   School Intro & History     Shanghai Hong Qiao International School (HQIS) is one of the oldest and most well established schools for international students in Shanghai. HQIS opened its doors in 1997 at Shanghai Zoo with just two classes serving eighteen preschool students. Since then, our … Continued

Trouble Finding Shoes That Fit?

Finding footwear that fits can be a real struggle for expats in China. There are usually very few options available for those with wider feet or calves or those who just need larger sizes. And, with the chance to stock up on your annual trip home not happening during Covid times, it’s hard to know … Continued

Welcome GHC as Our Latest Sponsor

Shanghai Mamas is excited to introduce our newest organizational sponsor, Global Healthcare (GHC). One of the most frequent discussion points in our communities is regarding medical care, including where to go for vaccinations, children’s eye check ups and family medicine. GHC is a trusted medical center in Shanghai since 2005 with an extensive foreign trained … Continued

Meet Our Newest Sponsor – Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Hello, Shanghai Mamas!   Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is proud to announce our partnership supporting Shanghai Mamas as an organizational sponsor and join them in celebrating their 15th year as a pillar of the Shanghai expatriate community. ​ Our College has been a leader in international education in Shanghai, and in greater China, since 2003 … Continued