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

Tips for Food Storage & Healthy Eating during Lockdown

By Jiahui Health   During this period, most of us are spending more and more time in our kitchens. We may be encountering foods that we haven’t used before, and plenty of us are worried that we may not be getting all of the nutrients that we need.   Our Clinical Nutritionist, Katrin Lee, provides … Continued

ShMamas Locked Down Playlist: Perfect Songs for Right Now

We asked, and you all answered…and it is an AMAZING playlist.   This list has songs to rock out to while scream singing the chorus in the shower. There are witty and sarcastic contributions that really nail the angst and frustration so many of us are feeling. There are songs that make you nod along … Continued

Virtual Events and Activities in the Community

In this strange and confusing time, we are happy to share some free virtual events from organizations in the community. If you have any questions, please contact the organizations directly.      Shanghai Lovefest Zoom April 28 – May 2, 8AM – 10AM Shanghai Lovefest is a 5-day free online event that brings together musicians, … Continued

CCS Keeps the Community Connected

As we are all going through the Shanghai city-wide COVID lockdown together, we want to share with you a few of the services that Community Center Shanghai is coordinating to assist you during this challenging time.  We understand the anxiety, fear, and confusion that you may be experiencing at the moment and encourage everyone to … Continued

INFO | TEC COVID-19 HUB

Little TEC IS IN ACTION! While Shanghai undergoes continued rounds of preventive measures during COVID, you may have many questions and concerns that arise… Don’t worry, The Expatriate Center (TEC) is here for you! We have consolidated information and resources from the latest news updates, hospital and medical resources, grocery guides and online webinar resources to keep you covered at all … Continued

In the Eyes of a Teen: 20 Things to Do During Lockdown

By Tiffany Kuo     Lockdown is hard. There is no doubt about it. On the bright side, since people all across Shanghai and in other locked cities are suffering together, it’s built a lot of camaraderie among neighbors. However, as a student, it is difficult to get past the fact that you are missing … Continued