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

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Japan with Ovo

Ever since I caught a performance of Dralion during a trip to Denver several years ago, I have been hooked on the amazing acrobatics, gorgeous...

By Kelly Wetherille
April 7, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

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

Interactive Fun at the Tokyo Toy Museum

Don’t let these cold, windy months keep you and the kids locked indoors with cabin fever. Let’s be honest, there are only so many Pinterest...

By Chanyn Kirtman
February 20, 2014 | Families

Tokyo Creators Makes Every Child an Artist

A newly opened art school in Tokyo offers programs for all ages that help kids find their own creative expression through music, painting and other...

By Mia Moranza
February 13, 2014 | Families

School of Rock for Tokyo Teens

A lot of schools in Tokyo (be they international or Japanese) have good music programs. Many have extra curricular orchestra, brass, string and even modern...

By Mia Moranza
February 7, 2014 | Families

The British Football Academy Celebrates 10 Years

When it comes to teaching soccer to English-speaking children in Tokyo, the British Football Academy has parents covered. With ten years of experience since its...

By Mia Moranza
January 22, 2014 | Families

Super Sentai Show at Tokyo Dome City

The kids were bouncing up and down with excitement waiting at the doors of Theatre G-Rosso, at Tokyo Dome City, for the "Super Sentai" show...

By Dinasha Cellura
January 16, 2014 | Families

100 Yen Shop Craft: Snowflake Paintings

Even the savviest and most resourceful parents can struggle to find ways of entertaining kids over the school holidays. Here's a foolproof winter craft idea...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 26, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Zusso Kids Makes Children’s Haircuts Fun

Taking toddlers for haircuts can be only slightly less traumatic than trips to the doctor or dentist, especially when, as with my little boy’s salon...

By Philomena Keet
December 19, 2013 | Families

Tokyo Midtown Christmas with the Kids

The holiday season is here and the lights are shining brightly. From tree-lined streets draped in twinkling décor to Christmas themed markets, Tokyo is filled...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 28, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Hysteric Mini, Harajuku: Style for Ultra-Cool Kids

Hysteric Mini, located off Cat Street in Harajuku, doesn’t stray far from the pop-culture inspired designs of its parent brand, Hysteric Glamour. The Japanese luxury...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 21, 2013 | Families, Fashion

Ai Port Station, Aoyama: A Kids’ Oasis

Tucked away in a side street off Aoyama-dori is a sweet and charming kids' haven, called Ai Port Station. A picture of Noah’s Ark marks...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 4, 2013 | Families

Style for New Mamas

Ok moms, your little bundle of joy is finally here. You’ve spent the last nine months in forgivable textiles and maternity clothes and can’t wait...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 25, 2013 | Families, Fashion

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