Q1.Where do you live?
I live in Thailand.
Q2.How old are you?
I am 30 years old.
Q3.How old is/are your kid(s)?
1 year 5 months old.
Q4.Please tell us about your family.
My husband, 1 son, my mother, and me.
Q5.Are you currently working?
Q6.What is your job?
I buy timber.
Q7.At what times do you work?
I work from 8:30 to 17:30 everyday.
Q8.Does your partner help with childcare?
Q9.How does your partner help with childcare?
He helps with the housework, takes care of the kid when I work late.
Q10.Who takes care of your children while you are working?
My mother takes care of him.
Q11.How do you relax after taking care of the children?
Q12.Do your children take any extra lessons after school? Ex) piano lesson, English lesson, etc)
Q13.What kind of life skills do you think are necessary for kids to have?
Creativity、perseverance、decision making ability.
Q14.Do you do anything to develop those skills?
I try not to disturb him when he is playing by himself.
Q15.What makes you happy?
When the three of us are sleeping together, side by side.
Q16.In ten years, what do you think will be making you happy?
A world without diseases.
Q17.When do you think housework and childcare is hard?
When my son vomited just as I was about to leave for work, and right after I changed his bed sheets, he pooped and I had to change his diaper also…
Q18.Do you have any trouble with your work? If so, please tell us about the details.
Cultural differences at my workplace in Thailand.
Q19.Do you have any trouble with taking care of your children? If so, please tell us about the details.
Since he is still small, I don’t have much, but it troubles me most when I have different opinions with my mother.
Q20.What is it that you value in child-rearing?
To stay close and face him even for a short time or for a trivial matter.
Q21.What activities do you want to do with your children? Ex) traveling, playing with them, etc)
To go on a trip around the world ♪
Q22.Recently, what has made you the happiest?
I began to understand instructions in Thai.
Q.23.Is there anything you wish you should have done?
I noticed that my child tends to ignore people he doesn’t know. I wonder if I should have taken him out more frequently when he was smaller.