Relationships

Survival tips for when your relatives come to visit the new baby

Survival tips for when your relatives come to visit the new baby

“After I gave birth for the first time, all I really wanted to do was sleep for a week. Unfortunately, the universe had other plans.” »

Valentine's Day in Bangkok

What to do for Valentine’s Day in Bangkok

Alas, children, joyous little miracles though they are, can sometimes make romance a bit of a challenge. Still, it’s important to keep making that effort . . . »

Dads during pregnancy

Dads during pregnancy

When the news finally turned up positive for that instant, he looked like the happiest man in the world. Then he looked terrified . . . »

Pre-baby bucket list

Pre-baby bucket list

Here’s our list of things to do before you become pregnant (and while you still can!) . . . »

Keeping the romance alive . . . after children

Keeping the romance alive . . . after children

No one likes to admit it, but the fact of the matter is that having children can put a strain on even the most rock-solid relationship . . . »

In Honour of Mother’s Day

In Honour of Mother’s Day

Despite the prevalence of nannies here in Thailand, I hadn’t given hiring a nanny a lot of thought when I first became pregnant . . . »

Do you censor your language around your kids?

Do you censor your language around your kids?

In all honesty, my husband and I are both prone to using a good expletive when it’s contextually appropriate. To what lengths should parents go to censor our language around our children? . . . »

This one’s for the parents

This one’s for the parents

No matter whether you have one calm, sleep-happy baby at home, a house full of crazy toddlers, or heaven forbid, both, all parents just need a break sometimes . . . »

Lies we tell our kids

Lies we tell our kids

This week it seems that I’ve read at least three different articles about the little white lies that parents tell their children. From Time magazine to parenting blogs, everyone seems to be talking about lying . . . »

Dads and pregnancy

Dads and pregnancy

Most men we asked felt more like helpful husbands rather than doting dads during their partner's’ pregnancy. However, all admit to ‘nesting’ and/or feeling a growing awareness of their greater roles as husband and ‘protector’ . . . »

United in Parenting: Divided You Fall

United in Parenting: Divided You Fall

While it’s not abnormal for celebrities to issue statements when a split happens, it is unique to issue a statement denying that your parenting style caused the demise of a marriage . . . »

Nature vs. Nurture – Love is All You Need

Nature vs. Nurture – Love is All You Need

Neurologists are beginning to understand exactly how a baby’s interaction with their mother determines how whether, the brain grows in the way that it should . . . »