The end of the year is here, well almost. The December Issue of beijingkids is now out after months of planning and coordination, the holiday themed issue is a wealthy of information of how to make different crafts and recipes ranging from easy to hard to add a personal touch (s) to the home especially if you are staying in town for the holidays. The spirit of the holidays is not only in the getting or giving of presents but sharing of time, resources and energy with struggling communities as well. In this issue, we feature three youngsters who discuss their Beijing philanthropy work.
We have a seasonal roundup like what we featured for Thanksgiving that covers where to get festive gourmet food. This month we feature The Rug in dining out as the opened a second location in Sanlitun.
We spotlight healthy breakfast option Miss Museli for Talking Shop and Dulwich Community Programme’s ice rink for those outdoor winter babes looking to skate outdoors. Liz Semperio, mother of three gets a pampering from Xiaomi Salon for the mom makeover.
We to get from our new doctor columnist (alternating months with Dr. Hu) Dr. Dorothy Dexter, a family medicine physician at Beijing United Family Hospital about when is best for kids to be given antibiotics and Dr. Melissa Rodriguez shares tips on how to deal with dry and itchy skin.
Take the Bespoke Beijing’s Cricket Trainer tour to learn more about the ancient Chinese sport of cricket fighting and how this sport still barely survives. Never been to Morrocco but want to go? Find out what the Keogh family recommendations and tales.
Newly opened boarding school Keystone Academy opened its doors to beijingkids and we spoke to a family about why they chose to try boarding. We feature Freediver Hanli Prinsloo in When I Grow Up with students from WAB and artwork from BIBA students grace our Blank Canvas section.
Parenting columnists, Christopher Lay and Jennifer Ambrose talk about the holidays.