Five Baby-Friendly Tokyo Cafes

If you are tired of frequenting the big coffee shop chains with your baby and are looking for somewhere new to quench your thirst and...

By Joanna Pearce
July 24, 2014 | Families, Food & Drink

Kodomo no Kuni, Yokohama

Are you looking for a fun family day out? We heard about Kodomo no Kuni, or Children's Land, from friends, and the map on the...

By Alicia Hewat
July 2, 2014 | Families

How to be a Yummy Mummy in Omotesando

We’ve all seen those yummy mummies that seem to stroll effortlessly down the tree-lined streets of Omotesando—one of Tokyo’s most glamourous locations. With their state-of-the-art...

By Joanna Pearce
June 26, 2014 | Families

Children’s Day in Japan

Children's Day, or Kodomo no Hi as it is called in Japanese, is one of the holidays that make up Golden Week in Japan....

By Tokyo Mothers Group
May 5, 2014 | Families

Kids’ Karate Classes at Club 360

Once our kids are ready to start after-school activities, we as parents are overwhelmed with selecting what we can only hope will be the best...

By Dinasha Cellura
April 28, 2014 | Families

Adventures in Entering a Japanese Elementary School

As the international mother of a brand new (pika-pika) first-grader (ichinensei) this year, I had many concerns. Would she settle in quickly? Would she be...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
April 22, 2014 | Families

Infant Daycare in Tokyo with Summerhill Baby

Finding daycare options for babies in Tokyo can be a difficult task, especially if both parents don't work full-time and therefore don't qualify for the...

By Mia Moranza
April 16, 2014 | Families

ISSH Family Festival 2014

Each year, the International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) holds a family-oriented festival at its campus in Hiroo, complete with food stalls, music and...

By The Savvy Team
April 3, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

At-Home Parties for Tokyo Kids

What with small Tokyo homes, busy urban lives and a culture in which entertaining at home is relatively rare, there is a small Japanese market...

By Philomena Keet
March 27, 2014 | Families

Five Great Learning Apps for Kids

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly today’s kids grasp technology, particularly mobile technology and touch screens. I am guilty, it has to be...

By Mia Moranza
February 27, 2014 | Families