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PARENTING 3

Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse,Japan Pulse
Oct 21, 2017
Commercials reflect a subtle shift in traditional parenting roles
A series of TV commercials aimed at parents in recent months has sparked intense online debate over traditional family values and the reality of modern life.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Oct 15, 2017
A crafty way to give the kids a creative workout
It's one of those fleeting parenting moments when my normally nonstop high-volume children are awake, but silent. The reason for this? They are studiously poring over a table covered with a neatly aligned assortment of wood cutouts — a cat, a witch, a star, a moon, a pumpkin — and, unusually...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Sep 17, 2017
Cooking classes can dish out plenty of culture bites
What's the best thing about exploring Japan with kids? For us, it may be the eating. With two kids born in Tokyo, I can say without doubt that one of our favorite things to do together is cook, eat and talk about Japanese food. One of our children's favorite Japanese meals is also one of the simplest:...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Jun 18, 2017
Dipping into Hakone's more unusual hot spas
"I love red wine, it's my favorite thing!" These are perhaps not the words that a mother particularly likes to hear from her young daughter — especially when she is only 4 years old.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Jun 10, 2017
Reason prevails over emotion
'I want to go to either Gusto or Saizeriya (family restaurants).'
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
May 14, 2017
Weekend drama can be great for the kids
My two daughters rub the backs of their ears to retrieve some magic dust, which they then use to summon a pile of pizza and ice cream, before tucking into the newly created feast with arm-waving gusto.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
May 14, 2017
Today's modern home helpers
Robotic window wiping
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Apr 16, 2017
Japan's traditional blues for bright and cheery kids
"It's stinky!" shouts my 4-year-old daughter, jumping up and down with an expression of pure glee on her face. The object of her fascination is a large vat containing a dark, murky substance that does indeed have a distinctly earthy aroma.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Feb 11, 2017
Let kids seize the day, and an opponent
It's an all too familiar sight: my two young children, exhausted after a long day at nursery, return home and proceed to jump up and down, bounce off walls and throw toys at each other's heads in a rush of post-containment energy.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Feb 1, 2017
Adult swaddling therapy may help mothers overcome post-labor pain
Wrapped up from head to toe in a white bag and gently rocking from side to side, five Japanese mothers are hopeful Tokyo's latest health trend can cure their post-pregnancy aches and pains.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Jan 14, 2017
Don't let winter stop you from going out
It's the coldest part of the year in Japan. Combine frigid weather with cramped apartments, rambunctious kids and a dose of cabin fever and you have a parent's recipe for frustration. However, in Tokyo there are countless options for indoor family fun, and with the season in mind, I've created a list...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Dec 10, 2016
DIY — a power tool for distracting kids
My 4-year-old daughter's eyes light up when she spies something sitting on the work table. Unlike her normal playtime preferences, it is not a rainbow-haired unicorn, felt tip pens or a plastic doll that has caught her attention — it's an industrial looking electric screwdriver.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Nov 12, 2016
Family debate: same-sex parents?
With LGBT relationships starting to be recognized by authorities, questions are now being asked about whether such couples should have children.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 19, 2016
Japanese bachelors learn the art of parenting to help find wives
Bachelors looking for love can now learn child-rearing skills to boost their chances of finding a partner.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Sep 10, 2016
Hiking with kids is not an uphill climb
Hiking in Japan is always fun with family, and with summer subsiding, some of the best months for a mountain walk are around the corner. Japan offers countless choices in its vast mountain ranges, but one of my favorite family hikes is only 90 minutes north of Kyoto. The mountain villages of Kibune and...
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Aug 22, 2016
Koreans reluctant to get married, have children
South Koreans are likely to have fewer weddings and babies this year than ever before, part of a demographic shift that risks hobbling the nation's economy.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Aug 13, 2016
'Peanuts' can be a treat for adults, too
There is one precise moment when I question the wisdom of taking my two young daughters to visit the Snoopy Museum in Tokyo's Roppongi district.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Jul 9, 2016
Test the white waters this summer
As much as I love Japan's major cities, I quite enjoy leaving them as well. Places like Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto have played crucial roles in my family's life, but it has been equally important for the four of us to get out of town and back in touch with the natural world. Now that summer is in full swing,...
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Jun 11, 2016
Sweet times at Tokyo's monster cafe
Maybe it is Nasty's electric blue hair, cascading in braids around her doll-like face. Perhaps it is the gothic-style black lipstick of her friend Candy. Or the surreal fabric limbs sewn onto the dress of lilac-haired Baby.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jun 3, 2016
Case of missing boy receives mix of sympathy and criticism from residents, experts
Japan let out a sigh of relief Friday after a 7-year-old Hokkaido boy was found alive following an intensive six-day search by hundreds of police, firefighters and Self-Defense Force troops.

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