Tagged: life with a toddler

  • A Day in the Life of a Working Mom in Tokyo

    From this month, I’ll be fleshing out the Motherhood in Japan category and sharing my experiences in Japan. Today is a look at a day in the life of a working mom in Tokyo. I work as a kindergarten teacher in a kodomo en (こども園), a special facility that is both daycare and kindergarten. READ: An Inside Look At Daycare in Japan Background Before I begin, I must be incredibly forthright and honest in that my company has been very transparent in the way they adhere to Japanese law. I’ve had absolutely no trouble taking days off for appointments when I was pregnant. Nor did I have trouble taking maternity leave...

  • It’s Official: I Now Have A Toddler On My Hands

    #startspreadingthenews y’all — my Baby Kaiju is officially a toddler! I had fun with the year with baby series. I often look back on those blog posts from time to time to remind me how far we’ve come. And, our recent international adventure showed me just how much the monster has grown.