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A Paediatrician’s Insights on COVID-19 and Kids, with Home-schooling Tips

Last updated on August 25, 2021.

Medically Reviewed

A practical guide for parents, paediatrician-reviewed, to understand COVID-19 risks in little ones and support their kids this year.

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How to Cope with the Emotional Stress of Fertility Problems

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

The inability to become pregnant is often associated to one of the most distressing life crises for women and couples. Struggling with infertility can cause tremendous pain and if you are feeling sad, anxious, depressed or isolated, you are not alone. We talked to Hong Kong psychotherapist Allison Heiliczer about the emotional weight of infertility and […]

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Parenting Tips for Couples & Grandparents: How to Prepare & Care for Baby

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

As part of our Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) series, Gordon Parenting provides Healthy Matters exclusive tips and advice on parenting. If you’re a pregnant mom-to-be, you’re probably getting a lot of attention! From ‘extra caring’ family members to having complete strangers ask personal questions and touch your belly. But dads-to-be? You may feel far less […]

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How to Handle Toddler Tantrums? Expert Tips

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

What are tantrums | Importance of addressing tantrums | Best strategy | Communication with pre-verbal toddlers | Preventing tantrums

As part of our Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) series, Gordon Parenting provides exclusive tips and advice on handling toddler tantrums. Tantrums are one of the most challenging issues parents face in early childhood. Emotions often run high in our little ones and are expressed as kicking and screaming. We spoke to the experts at Gordon […]

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Managing The Tricky Parent-Child-Helper Triangle

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Helpers are an integral part of Hong Kong family life. Nearly a third of Hong Kong families with children employ one of the 352,000 foreign domestic helpers in the city. Required by law to live in their employer’s residence, helpers spend hours a day with children and have a huge impact shaping both Hong Kong […]

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Interview with Marie Marchand on How Best to Handle Sibling Rivalry

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

One of the most popular talks at our Pediatrics & Parenting event was on sibling rivalry. Any parent with two or more children understands the issues that can arise within sibling relationships and how much jealousy, competition and fighting can drive everyone crazy. But how can we best handle these dynamics and cultivate a better […]

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The Incredible Benefits of Reading to Your Child

Last updated on September 1, 2021.

Starting from birth to six years of age a child’s brain is going through remarkable growth and development, during this critical period over a million neural connections are formed every second making this time optimal for learning. Other factors influencing brain development include relationships, experiences, and the environment in which children are exposed to; these […]

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Why and How to Get a Routine Going: Parenting Tips

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

Routines allow families to get things done, spend time together and have fun. Every family has its own unique set of routines. Routines help family members know who should do what, when, in what order and how often. Why are family routines important? 1 – Routines reduce the number of power struggles and help children cooperate […]

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How to Voice Fair Consequences to Teach Children Positive Lessons

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Consequences should be designed to teach a positive lesson, not to punish. Parents need to think carefully about their tone of voice and demeanor, and remember to be respectful as they are role models. It’s easy for a frustrated parent to lose their cool and say something fast without really thinking about it. These quick […]

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