How Japan Prepares Its Children for Independence – SavvyTokyo

I couldn’t be more thrilled to write a monthly column for SavvyTokyo on parenting in Japan. The culture and community mindset is so fascinating to me, and I see so much I’d like to emulate in raising my own children.

Teaching them to be confident and independent is a major quality we noticed right from the beginning of our time in Japan, and I was thrilled to share my perspective in this essay.

We’re hoping during our time here to have a little less of this…

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And a little more of this…

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