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
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Looking for something to read & discuss with others? The Shanghai Mamas book club meets monthly for discussion and to socialize. We read a variety of titles each year and have been going for more than 10 years! This month, we are reading Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies: And Other Rituals to Fix Your Life, … Continued
By Naz Lim In the winter, Shanghai loves a good soak in a heated pool, snoozing in a sauna, getting a massage or napping in a lounge chair with a movie on. Here is a starter list of Shanghai spas/saunas that are family-friendly, have indoor water parks and playgrounds. Alternatively, if you want to embrace … Continued
By Lisa Renstroem Shanghai winter is here and with the temperature bound to dip below zero degrees, I’ve started looking for things to keep me toasty and warm this season. Check out these random (but luckily pretty cheap) products below: Shanghai Mama Weather Pro Tip Have you discovered one of the most useful groups … Continued
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
With the recent changes in the pandemic prevention and control measures, many people have questions about how to best protect themselves and their families during winter. Jiahui’s Family Medicine Physicians provide insights into the most commonly asked questions related to these recent changes. Q1 Is the recommended list of Covid-19 medication posted online reliable? What medications should I … Continued
By Naz Lim The school holidays are fast approaching! If you need an activity for the kids, but don’t want to take them to the park or play centre, how about some educational fun at a museum, exhibit or zoo? Whether you’re looking for something that’ll keep the kids entertained for a whole day … Continued