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My 5 Favorite Places to Shop in Japan For Kids’ Clothes and Shoes

My latest post is inspired by a recent shopping adventure at GU to pick up a few pieces for my daughter and myself. You’ll notice that several suggestions overlap with the places I recommend in my post, “My 5 Favorite Places to Shop in Japan for Baby and Toddler Clothes.” While my daughter is no …

Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, and Paternity Leave in Japan

“Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, and Paternity Leave in Japan” in an unofficial FAQ for new and expecting parents in Japan! My daughter was born in Japan, and I took maternity leave and childcare leave. My husband took paternity leave as well. Our experience was extremely positive and the process very straightforward. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon …