Halloween 2013 in Tokyo

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...

By Mia Moranza
October 10, 2013 | Families

Matsuri Madness: Autumn 2013

Although summer is officially over, the myriad of festivals occurring in and around Tokyo hasn’t diminished. In fact, the new season brings with it a...

By Elisabeth Lambert
October 7, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Workshop: When to Seek Professional Help for Your Child

It is the very rare parent who, at some point during a child’s development, does not have some difficulty in managing the child. As...

By The Savvy Team
October 7, 2013 | Families

Nishimachi International School, Moto Azabu

The mission of Nishimachi International School is to educate students to be communicators, thinkers and motivated lifelong learners who thoughtfully contribute to a diverse and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Tokyo International Kindercare, Higashi Azabu

The staff at Tokyo International Kindercare (TIK) believe that children’s education should prepare them to successfully create their own path in life, rather than following...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

International School of the Sacred Heart, Hiroo

Conveniently located in Hiroo, International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) is an English speaking school for girls from Grade 1 through Grade 12, and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Kspace, Shirokane

The goal of Kspace is to support families with children at many stages of development, from babies to tweens. The staff pride themselves on offering...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Saint Maur International School, Yokohama

Established in 1872 as an innovator of international education in Japan, Saint Maur International School continues to meet the needs of children from the multi-cultural,...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Gymboree, Moto Azabu

Whether your child enjoys playing on equipment, moving to various musical styles, or using paint and modeling clay, there is a class for everyone at...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Choosing an International School for Your Child

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...

By Mia Moranza
September 26, 2013 | Families

Day Care Options in Japan

Much has been made of Prime Minister Abe's plan to do away with childcare waiting lists in Japan by adding spots for 400,000 children by...

By Elisabeth Lambert
September 19, 2013 | Families