Shanghai Mamas Age-specific Parenting Groups from Pregnancy to Teens

Since 2006, Shanghai Mamas has been connecting the community of international families to one another. While we have had broad topic parenting WeChat groups for many years, we are now introducing age-specific parenting groups from pregnancy to teens. As with all Shanghai Mamas groups, there will be an emphasis on warm, friendly and positive engagement. … Continued

Best WeChat practise – Dos and Don’ts

​Oh, WeChat. We love you…you help us stay close to friends near and far, help build community, plan parties, and connect us to people with similar niche interests that we probably wouldn’t meet otherwise (waving at you my Chardonnay-Loving Garden-Composting group friends!).     Shanghai Mamas groups have always been known for their warm, welcoming, … Continued

How b​uilding LEGO helped me with mindfulness & mental health

Article originally published by Lifeline and shared with permission from the author. Photo by Michel Sutyadi By Michel Sutyadi for Lifeline China In this article, I would like to share my own experiences and how a random activity of clicking small, interlocking bricks together has positively impacted my mental health and strengthened areas of mindfulness, and has become a regular … Continued

Shanghai Mamas Introduces: Modern Littles

Shanghai Mamas is proud to introduce Shanghai Mama Allison Kopher, owner of Modern Littles, who conceptualised the brand and built from the ground up – all whilst being a busy mom of 2 boys. Modern Littles is also offering Shanghai Mamas a special discount on the beautiful collection of modern and sustainable children’s range. My … Continued

Baby Essentials: 6 Non-Toxic Products for Your Baby

Where to find eco-friendly, safe and stylish baby products in China? JOONE has you covered. We are pleased to introduce you to the French brand JOONE. Launched in 2017 to address parents’ concerns about safety and the raw materials used in baby products, they are committed to radical transparency. JOONE shares all information about their products … Continued

26 Taobao Buys to Entertain Your Kids Over the CNY Holiday

By Krystal S.   So here we are with another Chinese New Year upon us. Traditionally a time of big celebratory meals, fireworks and performances, togetherness and general cheer, 2020 has taught us that we may have possibly taken a few of those traditions for granted.With Covid-19 cases popping up around the city (and country) again, … Continued