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Do You Know How to Take Care of Your Baby While Traveling in Japan?

Taking care of a baby while traveling can be an impossible task as it requires a lot of care, attention, and planning. Mothers may have doubts about breastfeeding, or how to change their kid’s diapers in public, etc. Some do not even know how or where to buy diapers in Japan. Also, not all places…

Traveling with a Baby? Here Are 3 Baby Products You Can Easily Purchase in Japan

Traveling to another country with a baby in tow can be very difficult, especially for first-time parents. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that parenthood should be the end of exciting holidays. It could even be better as you get to share the experience with your child. Though babies need quite a lot of necessities when…

Child Welfare System Revamp: Increasing Foster Care in Japan

The work system in the Japanese society is busier compared to other countries. Most people have a strong sense of pride in what they do. Regardless of the task assigned to them, they do the best they can. This gives some parents less time to take care of their children which means assigning foster parents…

3 Handy Items for Babies that You Can Buy in the Japanese Drugstore

If you’re a parent who’s traveling or staying in Japan temporarily or for good, it is essential to know what to buy and where to buy it for your baby’s needs. Problems can arise when you don’t know how to read Japanese, though some stores offer English information on some items. The easiest place to…

Check out the Deliciously Cute Japanese Trend that has Gone Viral!

Japan is well known for amazing food choices and usually, some of the first things that come to mind are sushi, ramen, or even that dreaded natto (fermented soybeans). Yet did you know that they have incredible bakeries and baked goods as well? Yes, Japan produce some of the fluffiest bread around, made with the…

Babies at the Shrine: Understanding Omiyamairi Tradition

There are numerous events involving shrines in Japan such as traditional marriages, the ‘Rite of Passage’ for seven, five and three-year-old kids (Shichi Go San), and the ‘Coming of Age’ ceremony (Seijinshiki) for soon-to-be adults. There is also a variety of celebrations and festivals involving local shrines.   makaranya.co.jp/ However, there is one common practice…

How much does it cost to have a baby in Japan?

Are you in the middle of a life-changing decision of whether to have children in Japan? This article might help you decide. If you decided to stay jp.fotolia.com/ We all know that Japan can be an expensive place to visit. Tokyo, its capital, is known as a very expensive city to tour in. But what…