Complete guide to using strollers on public trains in Japan

Using strollers in public transport can be a pain in Japan. Here is a guide on how to  ride public trains, like JR and subways in Japan with your stroller. Useful tips included! How to SMOOTHLY get on public trains in Japan with a stroller Things to check before using the train 1. Get a …

TOP 10 vegetables Japanese moms use in making baby food

Commonly, Japanese moms start feeding their babies non-milk food at around 6 months after birth. So, what kind of vegetables do we feed the baby? Here are the most common ones that are used in Japanese  homemade baby food. TOP 10 vegetables Japanese moms feed their baby 1. Potatoes By far the most common and …

What do Japanese moms talk about? Some common topics for mommy talks

When you are a foreigner, sometimes it is difficult to start a conversation with unfamiliar people. Even for me, talking with new moms can be hesitating because there are taboo topics that need to be avoided. What do Japanese moms commonly talk about? What are some nice standard ways to start a conversation? Here are …