Start Your School Search Off Right with Wellington College

Our children spend most of their waking hours at school, so the schools we choose for them can have a critical impact on their lives. If you’re still searching for a school that’s the right fit for your family, we invite you to check out the impressive academic programs offered by our new organizational sponsor, … Continued

Help Disadvantaged Children as a Stepping Stones Volunteer

Do you… Speak English fluently and confidently? Enjoy interacting with children? Want to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children? Join Stepping Stones to create a better future for migrant and disadvantaged children in Shanghai. Along the way, you’ll meet like-minded volunteers from around the world and discover your inner talent for teaching … 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

Shanghai Mamas Coffee Mornings in Full Swing

Shanghai Mamas coffee mornings are back! Our Jing’an and Jingqiao coffee mornings are meeting actively again. If you’ve been itching for adult conversation and/or new playmates for your little ones, you’re in luck. Drop us a note if you would like to be added to the WeChat group near your neighborhood and find out when they meet next. RSVP is … Continued

Something You Did Not Know About Louise

By Joana Molgaard   In this series, Shanghai Mamas will feature amazing people within our community. You may have seen their names in WeChat, or have met them in person. Now you will learn what makes them thrive in Shanghai. This week, we introduce you to long-time Shanghai Mama Louise Roy. Louise has been an integral … Continued

Let’s Talk About 600

Shanghai Mamas is teaming up with Mandarin Community to translate and contextualize some of the trending topics on Chinese social media. Additionally they are providing some helpful vocabulary to further grasp the meaning and concept- thanks, Mandarin Community, for bridging our communities!   Image sourced: https://www.smhc.org.cn/   Located at 600 Wanping South Road, Shanghai Mental Health Center … Continued

[via Adventure We Go] Dragon Boat Festival

By Sarah Krasicki        We are so grateful to have a resident travel blogger on our Exec team! Check out this article about the Dragon Boat Festival that is coming up tomorrow and her Adventuring We Go blog for more! We would love to hear of your travel itineraries, experiences, and recommendations. If you would like to … Continued

Leave your books with Shanghai Mamas!

Leaving Shanghai and need to lighten the shipment home? Leave your pre-loved books with us for future book lovers, young and adult, to enjoy. Shanghai Mamas has previously hosted four successful Book “Swap and Shops” (Click here to read about our latest book swap). We invite anyone departing Shanghai to contribute books for future book swappers to enjoy by … Continued