Chinese New Year Photo Story Contest

Back by popular demand is the third annual Shanghai Mamas Photo Story Contest. The contest will run from January 19 to February 5, 2023. Grab your camera (or maybe your phone) and start capturing CNY and all the festive finery through your eyes. What strikes you as unique? Beautiful? Quirky? Fun! Snap a few pics … Continued

Shanghai Guide to Children’s Stores

By Lisa Renstroem “Where can I buy baby strollers, clothes, toys in a store in Shanghai?” This is a question I often see people asking in our different Shanghai Mamas WeChat groups. But even in the land of eternal Taobao bliss where friends send you product links on the daily, where image search makes it … Continued

How to celebrate Christmas in Shanghai – 2022

By Sarah Krasicki   As a Christmas-lover, planning for the festive season well before December is in my DNA, but I know it’s not the norm. This festive season, however, with many of us in a funk about missing family, friends and travel back home (again!), I urge you to start planning your Christmas early. … Continued

Volunteer with Shanghai Sunrise: Executive Director Position

Shanghai Sunrise is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization committed to creating access to education through scholarships for underprivileged Shanghai youth. Since 1996, they have raised 34 million RMB for high school and university scholarships. This has enabled 3,200 students to continue their education and have a chance at a brighter future. With your help they can … Continued

SCIS: Nurturing Student’s Individual Passions

As a parent, finding the right school for our children is among the biggest challenges we face. It is also a multifaceted decision involving not only academics and resources but also the school’s culture. Afterall, a school’s role goes well beyond curriculum content; it must help foster members of society giving them the right tools … Continued

Get to Know Us – Shanghai Mamas Coffee Morning Hosts

If you’re hoping to meet some new mamas in your area, you may already know that checking out our Shanghai Mamas Coffee Mornings is the thing to do. But do you know who hosts these Coffee Mornings, ensuring that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes? In this article, we introduce you to our intrepid team … Continued