Mia was born in Japan and educated in Europe, where she spent most of her childhood and young adult life. She studied music and education, and worked for several years in marketing for major international corporations. She now lives in Tokyo with her husband and two children. When she's not playing the role of supermom, she enjoys writing, golf, exploring the city, and dining out with friends and family.
Articles By Mia
Around 2,000 years ago, ancient Celtic tribespeople in Ireland began celebrating Samhain, which in the Irish language means “end of summer.” October 31 was actually...
October 10, 2013 |
Japan is undergoing a rapid globalization of its education, and international schools are at the forefront of this change. The Tokyo area has some of...
September 26, 2013 |
Tokyo has some great places for little ones to learn while playing, and KidZania is one of the most popular. The concept is simple: children...
September 16, 2013 |
On a scorching August afternoon, I arrived at the doors of one of Tokyo‘s newest English-speaking spas, Holistic Sanctuary. Located in a new apartment block...
September 10, 2013 |
Health & Beauty
Lego is one of those timeless toys that we all played with when we were kids, and which continues to be as great as it...
September 9, 2013 |
For those days when it's too hot, rainy or cold to blow off steam outside, good indoor play areas and activities are essential for kids....
August 22, 2013 |
As any parent will understand, traveling with kids can be daunting, especially when getting to the destination requires a long flight. It is for this...
July 4, 2013 |