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Baby’s First Christmas: Hajimete no Kurisumasu

Around this time last year, I was eagerly preparing for baby’s first Christmas, hajimete no kurisumasu (初めてのクリスマス | first Christmas) in Japan. This year, we’ll be in the States for “authentic” festivities, but here’s how we celebrated last year.

5 Winter Fashion Essentials For Moms

We’re gearing up for winter in the Kanto region, with some areas already experiencing the first snowfall of the season. (Incidentally, we missed the first snowfall in Sapporo by just a few days!) To get ready, I’m sharing my 5 winter fashion essentials for mamas – enjoy!

Weekend In Hokkaido: Sapporo, Otaru, And Asahiyama Zoo

I recently spent the weekend in Hokkaido (Sapporo, Otaru, and Asahiyama Zoo) with my little monster. My trip was inspired by the charming lovelykidjapan channel on Youtube hosted by Slovakian mom Tina. And, it was my second visit to the capital of Japan’s northern frontier. Here’s how it all went down.

What Happens After A Dream Comes True?

Normally I don’t write (deeply) personal things here on Baby Kaiju. The theme, tone, and focus of this blog has evolved since I started it last May. I want Baby Kaiju to be a resource, and not a journal where I collect my thoughts. However…