• September 23, 2016

    Stroller Warriors in Okinawa

    Editor's Note: Stroller Warriors was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on April 3, 2012; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post below is an updated take on this attraction,…
  • Birth Education Center Okinawa | Okinawa Hai
    July 3, 2015

    The Birth Education Center of Okinawa

    CONTRIBUTED BY ERIN GODDARD Giving birth is a journey: a beautiful, difficult, breathtaking journey that will forever change a woman. Whether you give birth by caesarian, with an epidural, completely…
  • June 12, 2015

    Worried Parents Seek Your Advice…

    CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER GELORMINE I'm a parent, and while it's not in my nature to worry (I seem to be lacking that gene) I think about my kids' safety regularly. They are both still elementary-school…
  • June 4, 2015

    Amazon Mom – FREE 30 Day Trial

    This post is sponsored by Amazon Mom; affiliate links included throughout but all text and opinions are ours. CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER GELORMINE Back when I was pregnant with my daughter, my husband…
  • April 2, 2015

    Traveling with Children

    CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON R. Following a last minute trip back to the States on emergency leave with my three children, ages 4, 7 and 9, I heard, “You are so brave!” more times than I can count.…
  • April 4, 2014

    To The Dandelions

    This post was originally published on our sister site, Germany Ja; as April is the Month of the Military Child, we think it relates to our readers here as well. CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE To the Dandelions,…
  • December 12, 2011

    Joy Company

    CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA COSTA Joy Company provides balloon decorations and so much more. My favorite thing about Joy Company is not just the quality of their work, which is great, but it is the kind…
  • October 11, 2011

    An Okinawa Adoption Story

    I always wanted to adopt but was never able to. I was a single 24 year-old female serving in the United States Marine Corps and adoption is expensive. I got by but let’s face it, I was no Angelina…
  • July 24, 2011

    MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers

    MOPS Cards CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN PARKER Your three-year old spilled his orange juice, and while you are on your hands and knees cleaning it up, you notice the stale Cheerios from days gone by hugging…
  • September 4, 2010

    PCS: Positive Change of Scenery, VII — Kid Questions

    Join the Howe Family as they prepare to PCS to Okinawa.  If you've missed any of their journey, you can find more here:  PCS I, II, III, IV, V, VI CONTRIBUTED BY RJ HOWE Sorry about the delay in…
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