Parenting Tips

Siblings often quarrel with each other and the role of parents is especially important.

Parent Tips Siblings often quarrel with each other and the role of parents is especially important. Written by : Founder of Family Dynamics         Marriage and Family Therapist          Children Play Therapist            Ng Yee Kam In recent play therapy cases, several of the children’s emotional problems were related to their young siblings’ relationship. Most of these problems were not caused by major arguments, but rather by subtle interactions in which each child was seeking the mother’s attention, comparing how much positive feedback they received from each other, and comparing who the mother “loved” more! Children often fight with each other because they are jealous of their siblings and take the

Letting go and letting your child become an independent person

Parent Tips Letting go and letting your child become an independent person Written by: Founder & Volunteer Director of Good Love Passion            Lam Ho Pui Yee   From childhood to adulthood, independence does not happen overnight. From the cradle to society, this journey is made up of countless small steps, and every small step in a child’s development is an opportunity for parents to learn to let go.    Because we can’t be with our children all our lives and take care of them until they grow old, we as parents should know how to let go in a timely manner. The purpose of letting go is to help your child grow

“Will my son be too thin if he doesn’t eat much?”

Parent Tips “Will my son be too thin if he doesn’t eat much?” Written By: Founder of Kat-Spirit Nutrition Centre               Senior Dietitian Ng Yiu Fun   Many parents will bring their children to see me and say, “Is my son too thin? or “His bones are very obvious” or “Look, his ribs are visible, and his arms are still very small! In fact, many parents feel that their children are thin, but in fact, are these cases really thin?   In fact, whether it is thin or not, we have to look at the growth chart. If the child is below the growth line, he or she is considered thin. If

What can I eat to refresh my brain and enhance my memory?

Parent Tips What can I eat to refresh my brain and enhance my memory? Written by : Registered Dietitian (Australia)  Chung Yong Man   It’s exam season and students are studying hard for their exams. Many parents ask, “What are the best foods to help your child refresh and maintain a good memory?   Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are digested and converted into glucose, which provides sufficient energy for the brain. Therefore, I recommend eating an appropriate amount of carbohydrates at each meal to maintain the effective functioning of the brain. Food sources include grains and cereals such as rice, noodles, bread, oats, etc., and high starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, chestnuts and taro. Choosing

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