Jennifer Thome

Jennifer Thome

I'm a freelance writer/translator.

Parenting, Motherhood, China, Nutrition, Germany, Science, Culture, Food, Recipes, Health.

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Birth tourism article

How Chinese Women Get Around the One-Child Policy and Save Money by Giving Birth in the US | VICE | United States

Despite a recent crackdown on "birth tourism" centers in California, there are plenty of reasons for pregnant Chinese women to want to give birth on US soil....

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Moving Pictures magazine

Timeless Timepieces

Elegant watches don't just tell the time, but a story of the ages.

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Since You Won’t Say It, I Will: Having a Baby Sucks!

Postpartum depression doesn’t always look the way you'd expect...

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I Stayed in a Los Angeles Chinese Maternity Hotel - Pregnancy Tips ...

Every year thousands of women pay tens of thousands of dollars to have a baby in America. Here's what they are getting.

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What Makes German Parents So Great?

It's not the reason you'd think...

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the beijinger

The Secret Lives of Chinese Gamers

Professional gamer Teddy Guo shares the secrets of making it big in the gaming world, and which words are strictly forbidden in China's virtual reality.

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Moving Pictures magazine

On Location: China

An in-depth look into the Chinese film industry, its historical roots, and its grim modern reality.

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What I Needed to Hear in My Darkest Parenting Moment - Toddler Tips & Advice |

The question I was most afraid to ask redeemed me.

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Beijing Kids

A Healthy Start

Make breakfast fun for kids by letting them make their own DIY müsli mix.

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

Don't worry, this method is both good for babies and good for moms.

Teeth article

Dentist Reveals 10 Ways to Save Your Kid's Teeth - Baby Tips ...

Keeping those tiny teeth healthy doesn't have to be a chore.

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Doctors Raise Concern about Organic Food Pouches - Baby Tips & Advice |

Organic food pouches can be a blessing and a curse. Here's why doctors recommend minimizing their use.

Traveling article

9 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe When Traveling Abroad

After hearing that we were taking our toddler on a journey around the globe, everyone asked: don’t you worry something might happen?
Of course I do! But I also know that good preparation can prevent bad things from happening.

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Finally, a Cure for Colic and Reflux! - Baby Tips & Advice |

German babies don't have colic or reflux. Here's why.

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the beijinger

Pixels Speak Louder than Words

An In-Depth look into the evolution of the Chinese user interface.