Arty Moon Activities for Children (and you)!

Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching next month. If you don’t know much about the festival and its origins, we are happy to share a short history along with some crafty activities you can do with your children. Thanks to Civillita Art Supplies for allowing us to share with the Shanghai Mamas community.     In … 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

Arkadia Retreat – Ancient Mountain Village & Cloud Sea

We are so grateful to have a resident travel blogger on our Exec team! Sarah Krasicki, writer of the travel blog Adventuring We Go, shares recap of her recent journey to Arkadia Retreat in the Zhejiang province, a beautiful escape in the mountains. Thanks for allowing Shanghai Mamas to repost and please check out the … Continued

[via Adventuring We Go] A Beginners Guide to Chinese New Year

By Sarah Krasicki            Chinese New Year 中国新年 (zhōng guó xīn nián), commonly called Lunar New Year and Spring Festival, is rich in symbolism and tradition stemming from folklore. The date of Chinese New Year differs from year to year according to the Chinese lunar calendar. This year we celebrate Chinese … Continued