Supporting a Friend in Central Quarantine or Medical Isolation

So what can you do if a friend or colleague finds themselves in central quarantine or medical isolation? We often feel helpless to watch a friend struggling, and want to support them but aren’t sure how.     Keep the lines of communication open. A simple check-in with a ‘how’s it going’ can help your … Continued

Book Lovers Reunite for the Shanghai Mamas Book Swap

Shanghai booklovers reunited once again for the Shanghai Mamas Book swap event. Over 3000 books were dropped, swapped, and donated for our March event. The book swap, which was started 2 years ago at coffee morning, has exponentially grown and we love seeing the community come together for the genuine passion of reading.     … Continued

Recap | International Women’s Day Luncheon

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, Shanghai Mamas teamed up with Brits Abroad Shanghai, Shanghai Expatriate Association, Deutscher Club Shanghai and American Club Shanghai to host a luncheon to support the female leaders of tomorrow and celebrate the achievements in our international community.     Thanks for all who were able to attend the … Continued

A Sense of Home: Love Across Borders

At Shanghai Mamas, we love to celebrate the unique and exciting things our members are involved with. Eve Wee Ang is a longtime Shanghai Mamas member and contributor. Since she arrived 13 years ago, she has been sharing her stories as an overseas Singaporean with Singapore Global Network (SGN). Recently her stories were made into … Continued

Shanghai Mamas CNY Photo Story Contest – Winners Announced!

We were overwhelmed with all the amazing submissions for the Shanghai Mamas Chinese New Year Photo story contest. We received over 1300 votes for the contest and hope that you enjoyed exploring the city during these festive weeks. The photo stories submitted each tell a unique and wonderful snapshot of the joyous holiday. This year, … Continued