Beijing families & personalities

Meet the parents, kids and personalities that make up Beijing's dynamic expat community!

Welcome to the Neighbourhood

Meet the Le Brun family!
Family

Meet the Le Brun family!

How family-friendly is Dongshishitiao? The Le Bruns share their favourite kid-friendly and expat-friendly spots around the area and tips on thriving in Beijing

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Meet the Bronfman family
Family

Meet the Bronfman family

The Bronfman's give us tips on settling in at Chaoyang Park

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Meet the Baker family
Family

Meet the Baker family

We check in with the Baker family, originally from Australia

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Meet the Pineda family
Family

Meet the Pineda family

The Pinedas live in Shunyi and the kids go to Dulwich

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Meet the Stewart family
Family

Meet the Stewart family

We catch up with the Stewart family of six, who moved here from a small town in Australia

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More Beijing families

It's a Dad's life

It's a Dad's Life - Stay-at-home Dad Cory Hanaway
Blogs

It's a Dad's Life - Stay-at-home Dad Cory Hanaway

Cory Hanaway compares being a stay-at-home Dad back home and in Beijing and some travel tips around Beijing

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It's a Dad's Life: proprietor of TRB
Living in Beijing

It's a Dad's Life: proprietor of TRB

Ignace Lecleir tells us about family life in Beijing

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It's a Dad's Life: dad in local community - Damien Thirriard
Blogs

It's a Dad's Life: dad in local community - Damien Thirriard

Damien Thirriard talks about being a foreign dad in a local community outside central Beijing

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It's a Dad's Life: stay-at-home dad Andrew Miles
Blogs

It's a Dad's Life: stay-at-home dad Andrew Miles

We talk to stay-at-home dad Andrew Miles about being a hands-on father in Beijing

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It's a dad's life: Kempinski Hotel GM Brice Pean
Blogs

It's a dad's life: Kempinski Hotel GM Brice Pean

The father of four talks travel, vacation and home life in Beijing

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More Beijing Dads

Things you only know

Things you only know if you're a kindergarten principal
Family

Things you only know if you're a kindergarten principal

...according to Shelly Auld from House of Knowledge

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Things you only know if you're a dental hygienist
Family

Things you only know if you're a dental hygienist

...according to Elisabeth Kang from United Family Healthcare

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