Everyone could use a good laugh these days, especially families. Humor doesn’t just entertain. It brings us together, dispels tension, helps us relax, and builds friendships. Our February / March issue is full of ideas on the role humor has in our every day lives, from education to health, even to discipline. Enjoy!
Crafty Kids | Make a Funny Box!
Education Matters | Comedy and Control in the Classroom
Expat Corner | Humour: The Number One Expat Survival Tool
Expat Bump Diaries | A Dramatic Start to 2017 and the Final Countdown to Baby
Fathering | Laughing Matters
Family Health | Funny Turns in Children
In the Kitchen | coming soon
La Leche League | Strange Myths About Breastfeeding
Loco Parentis | What Are You Laughing At?
Out & About | Finding Your Fun at Basler Fasnacht
Recommended Reading I Books That Make Kids (and Parents) Laugh
Third Culture Matters | Teasing Out the Fun at Kinderfasnacht
Twinville | Can We Discipline Using Humor?
Don’t forget to check out What’s On Zurich and Basel for February / March 2017.
Main illustration by Laura Munteanu
February / March 2017 Issue Contributors
Column and Feature Editors: Tanya Deans, Dina El-Halaby, Liz Le Feuvre, Carol McDonald, Karin Mohler, Michelle Seaton Witte, Andrea Snashall
Webmaster / Layout Designer: Tanya Deans
Chief Copyeditor: Carol McDonald
Writers: Mary Bider, Margaret Brace, Beth Brupbacher, Robyn Goss, Dina El Halaby, Tammy Furey, Dr Jahura Hossain, Kate Orson, Carol McDonald, Karin Mohler, Albina Nogueira, Monica Shah, Lesley Stephenson, Michelle Seaton Witte, Brian Wilson
Illustration Coordinator: Laura Munteanu
Illustrators: BVisual (Beth), Lara Friedrich, Susana Gutierrez, Diana Kübler (photos), Karin Mohler (photos), Laura Munteanu, Albina Nogueira, Lemady Rochard, Brian Wilson (photo)
Proofreader: Andrea Snashall
Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Pinterest Moderators: Andrea Snashall, Kate Prinsloo
Advertising Coordinator: Clare Ferrari
Finance: Iliana Eichholzer
Communications: Andrea Snashall, Clare Ferrari
Logo: Suzanne Evans-Ackermann
Web Designer: Maximilian Wulf
Our next issue appearing in April, 2017 will be entitled Family and Future.