April 2016: Caring

Welcome to our spring edition, which is all about caring. The definition of caring is to display kindness and concern for others, and to look after and provide for others’ needs. Some of us care not only for children, but also for pets and elderly relatives. We have features on all of the above topics. But what about ourselves? Who cares for us parents? Furthermore, to whom do we turn for support when living away from relatives and friends? A feature author explains how she has managed to find new friends, and how they have become more like family, and one of our columnists discusses what happened when she couldn’t fall back on relatives when her whole family was ill.

Clare Ferrari, Editor


Finding a Child Support Network by Louise Humphrey

The Childcare Hunt by Aradhna Sethi

Understanding Our Children and Ourselves by Monica Shah

Never Too Young to Help by Joanna Koch

The Good, the Bad and the Dogly: Pros and Cons of Dog Ownership by Andrea Snashall

Holidays with Childcare by Keerthana Nagarajan and Clare Ferrari


Education Matters | Developmental Daycare: Care with a Difference
Expat Corner |  What Illness Can Teach Us about Taking Care of Ourselves
Family Health | coming soon…
Fathering | Once, Twice, Three Times a Baby
In the Kitchen | Glorious Bone Broth
La Leche League | Caring for Babies and Their Mums
Out & About | Science Museum Excursions in Zurich and Elsewhere
Third Culture Matters | The Culture of Caring
Twinville | Bring It On

Don’t forget to check out What’s On for April and May 2016.

Illustration by Laura Munteanu

April 2016 Issue Contributors

Column and Feature Editors: Dina El-Halaby,  Clare Ferrari, Liz Le Feuvre, Carol McDonald, Andrea Snashall

Webmaster / Layout Designer: Tanya Deans

Chief Copyeditor: Carol McDonald

Writers: Clare Ferrari, Tammy Furey, Dina El Halaby,  Jane Greis, Dr Jahura Hossain, Louise Humphrey, Joanna Koch, Karin Mohler, Angela Morris, Teresa Mueller,  Keerthana Nagarajan, Aradhna Sethi, Monica Shah, Andrea Snashall, Brian Wilson

Illustration Coordinator: Andrea Snashall

Illustrators: Chelsea Bider, BVisual (Beth), Tanya Deans (photos), Clare Ferrari (photo), Lara Friedrich, Susana Gutierrez, Kiki Kaisserian, Angela Morris (photos), Teresa Müller (photos), Laura Munteanu, Albina Nogueira, Lemady Rochard

Proofreaders: Andrea Snashall, assisted by Carol McDonald

Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Pinterest Moderators: Andrea Snashall, Kate Prinsloo

Advertising Coordinator: Clare Ferrari

Finance: Iliana Eichholzer, Claire Petersen

Communications: Andrea Snashall

Logo: Suzanne Evans-Ackermann

Web Designer: Maximilian Wulf


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