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Here is How to Voice Fair & Effective Consequences to Teach Children Positive Lessons

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… Read More

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What a Parenting Expert Recommends to Handle Tantrums in Toddlers

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… Read More

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How to Stay Connected with Your Child | Practical Tips from an Expert

According to John Gottman of the Gottman Institute, successful relationships have at least 5 positive interactions to every 1 negative interaction. He was referring to married couples but it’s likely that maintaining this 5 to 1 ratio is effective insurance in every relationship – including between parents and children.   Life, with its infinite distractions… Read More

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The Power Of Using ‘I’ Messages With Your Child

Wondering how to appropriately react when your child upsets you or does something unacceptable? Parenting expert Marie Marchand spoke to us about the powerful tool of using ‘I’ messages.     What are ‘I’ messages exactly? ‘I’ messages defuse conflict by avoiding accusatory or escalatory language. In a parent-child interaction, an ‘I’ message is a… Read More

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The Ultimate Guide to Maternity Leave in Hong Kong

Pregnant women in Hong Kong are entitled to a continuous period of 10 weeks’ maternity leave. This is 4 weeks less than the 14 weeks recommended by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Here is your Healthy Matters guide to everything you should know about maternal leave in Hong Kong, from eligibility to mat leave pay… Read More

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Pregnant, Working Moms in Hong Kong: Do You Know Your Maternity Rights?

If you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant in Hong Kong, you should know about your pregnancy rights. We’ve delved into the nitty gritty law jargon to make your maternity rights clear and concise and had the content verified by a lawyer. From maternity leave to discrimination, we at Healthy Matters cover it all!… Read More

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