Q1.Where do you live?
I live in Tokyo, Japan
Q2.How old are you?
I'm 39 years old.
Q3.How old is/are your kid(s)?
My daughter is 5 years old.
Q4.Who are the members of your family?
My husband, daughter and me.
Q5.Are you currently working?
I start to working.
Q6.What is your job?
I work as an assistant of trading field and a translater.
Q7.What are your working hours like?
I work on weekdays from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 21:00 to until my husband comes home.
Q8.Does your partner help with child care?
No, He doesn't on weekdays.
He helps me only on holidays when he does not have an errand to do.
Q9.How does your partner help with child care?
He plays with a daughter.
Q10.Who takes care of your children while you are at work?
I work during my daughter goes to kindergarten or after she goes to bed
Q11.How do you relax after taking care of the children?
I watch TV, talk with my friends or take a family trip.
Q12.Do your children take any extra lessons after school?
( e.g. piano lessons, English lessons etc)
she takes swimming lessons, ballet lessons and English lessons.
(All lessons are what she wants to do. )
Q13.What kind of life skills do you think are necesaary for kids to have?
I think the ability to think of themselves and communication skill are necessary.
Q14.Do you do anything to develop those skills?
I listen carefully what she says and what she thinks.
Q15.What makes you happy?
I feel happy when I play with my family and smile each other.
Q16.In ten years, what do you think will be making you happy?
Everyone has consideration for otheres and respect individuals.
The world can accept different ideas.
Q17.What makes you think "Working / House working and taking care of a child is hard!" ?
When I'm busy with my daughter's school events and cannot have time to do my work.
Q18.Do you have any trouble with your work? If so, please tell us about the details.
I was away from work for a while, so I'm afraid that my business sense become insensitive or not.
Q19.Do you have any trouble with taking care of your children?
If so,please tell us about the details.
Sometimes, I cannot empathize with how she feel and I get angry at her.
After I got angry at her, I feel sorry for my reaction.
Q20.What is it that you value in child-rearing?
I listern carefully, how she feels.
I also tell her how much I love her.
Q21.What activities do you want to do with your children?
(e.g. traveling, playing with them etc)
I want to travel several countries.
Q22.Recently, what has made you the happiest?
She helps me a lot.
Q23.What do you want the most right now?
(including material things, spiritual wishes etc)
Thank you, Tomoka！
Be sure to join moms interviewees.
Your voice will be delivered to moms all over the world.
Click here for interview form