依賴奶樽影響牙床發展 自然戒奶樽有辦法

依賴奶樽影響牙床發展 自然戒奶樽有辦法

Relying on milk bottles affects the development of the dental cavity. There are ways to quit naturally. Written by: Registered educational psychologist, Pang Chi WahChildren need to eat with the help of milk bottles during infant and toddler time. However, many children reach the age of three and use other cups to drink other beverages, but still   rely on milk bottles when drinking milk. Long-term use of milk bottles can affect the        development of children's dental cavities. What can parents do to help their children quit  ...
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教導小朋友自己進食三步曲

教導小朋友自己進食三步曲

Three steps to teach children to eat on their own Written by: Senior Parenting Specialist,BallyWhen children go to school, they have to eat on their own. It is not an easy challenge to    teach children to eat well, as they have to eat attentively and refrain from playing with      food. In fact, parents only need three steps to teach their children to eat on their own.First, parents need to teach their children to eat on their own. Parents are frequently          anxious for their children to finish...
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Be a parent with multiple expressions and poses!

Be a parent with multiple expressions and poses!

Be a parent with multiple expressions and poses! Written: Founder & Volunteer Director of Good Love Passion, Lam Ho Pui YeeWhen a child is around 6 months old, they start babbling, constantly making sounds and single words. They also enjoy playing with toys that make sounds. However, even before they learn to speak, they already understand how to communicate with the people around them using crying, sounds, facial expressions, gestures, or body language. In fact, children first learn to communicate with people using facial expressions and...
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Did not take medicine when sick, waiting for the body to recover on its own and then develop antibodies?

Did not take medicine when sick, waiting for the body to recover on its own and then develop antibodies?

Did not take medicine when sick, waiting for the body to recover on its own and then develop antibodies? Source:Pediatric Specialist Doctor, Chiu Cheung ShingWhen children get sick, some parents may become very anxious and immediately take their child to the doctor or give them medicine. However, some parents believe that if they wait for a while, the child will naturally recover. In reality, this approach is somewhat correct to a certain extent. For mild illnesses like the common cold or cough, allowing the child to...
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Being a parent can be stressful; it’s important to manage anxiety promptly

Being a parent can be stressful; it’s important to manage anxiety promptly

Source: Psychiatrist Dr. Wong Chun Yin As parents, we have to juggle work and family responsibilities. Under significant stress, it's easy to experience anxiety. Anxiety is a natural, built-in response, and it can protect us when our lives are threatened. However, excessive worry can lead to physical discomforts like a racing heart, stomachaches, muscle tension, rapid breathing, headaches, trembling hands, sweating, or frequent urination. If not addressed in a timely manner, it can lead to more serious emotional issues and can also affect family relationships. Here are three...
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A quick method to calm down young children

A quick method to calm down young children

Source: Pediatric Behavioral Therapist, Yip Wai Lun Many times, as parents, when we see our children experiencing negative emotions like anger, tantrums, or extreme unhappiness, we often want to quickly resolve the situation by saying things like, "Don't be so angry!" or we may scold them, sometimes even yelling, "Shut up right now!" or using a countdown like "One! Two! Three!" to command them. Some parents may try to reason with their children, saying, "We shouldn't behave like this; we should stay calm." However, these methods are...
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Everyday life is full of eye use. Adults and children do eye exercises together.

Everyday life is full of eye use. Adults and children do eye exercises together.

Source : Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Chiu Shi Cheung Many children today spend a lot of time looking at computers, phones, or reading, which can strain their eyes. There are some acupoint massages that can help children relieve eye strain. The first acupoint we'll introduce is the "Zan Chuk" point. It's located at the very front end of the eyebrows, about half an inch downward, at the corner of the eye socket. Another acupoint is called the "Jing Ming" point. It's located at the side of the nasal bridge,...
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Does a child having few friends indicate tendencies toward autism or social disorders?

Does a child having few friends indicate tendencies toward autism or social disorders?

Source : Education Expert, School Supervisor,Wu Shan-ying Parents often worry about their children and ask, "Have you made any friends at school?" However, when the child responds with "I don't have any friends" or consistently mentions the same friend, parents may begin to worry if their child has tendencies toward autism or social disorders. In reality, some children have been this way since childhood. They may have a preference for playing with objects or toys rather than socializing with peers. Even in higher grades, they might immerse themselves...
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Exercise to strengthen the brain function. Three moves to make children love sports

Exercise to strengthen the brain function. Three moves to make children love sports

I participated in a professional development exchange program for teachers in Taiwan earlier, and I was inspired by the emphasis on sports in Taiwan education, which I would like to share with parents. One of the schools on the exchange was the "Tiger Forest Elementary School", a version of the Sports Institute Elementary School. As soon as we entered the school, the students welcomed us with a gymnastic exercise promoted by the government. They moved their hands and feet together to the beat and made all...
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Do not let children rely too much on the use of e-learning. <br>Diversified learning is more helpful to enhance interest

Do not let children rely too much on the use of e-learning.
Diversified learning is more helpful to enhance interest

Written by: Director of Program Development, Carmen Leung In the midst of the epidemic, there is a wide range of educational animations or online children's programs for parents to choose from. Many parents also download different tablet apps for their children to use in the hope that they can learn through interactive or interesting images and sounds. Which animations and apps are good for children's learning? What should parents pay attention to when using multimedia to help their children learn? Time to use e-learning according to age In early...
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Self-protection mechanism of children

Self-protection mechanism of children

Written by: Psychotherapist Lee Wai-Tong, Unleashing Mind Professional  Counselling Academy One day, a colleague told me that he/she had received a call from a mother who was anxious to bring her son to see me. On the phone, I learned that the boy had pointed a knife at his neck several times in the past month, threatening his mother to give her change to buy snacks, or else he would stab himself in the neck. The mother, on one hand, of course, was surprised at her son's behavior, and...
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(Video) Event Highlight on Play with Your Children Day

(Video) Event Highlight on Play with Your Children Day

Activities of the "Playtime with Children" series aim to encourage parents to play with their children, increase mutual communication, build a stronger bond and enhance their relationship. To let parents understand the importance of play to children’s development, the Education Bureau (EDB) organised a territory-wide “Play with Your Children Day” on 11 December 2022 at Hong Kong Baptist University Affiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School.  On that day, the Under Secretary for Education, Mr Sze Chun-fai was the officiating guest and kicked started...
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Parent-child tips – Ten health tips for parents to guide children to use the Internet and electronic screen products

Parent-child tips – Ten health tips for parents to guide children to use the Internet and electronic screen products

(Chinese Version Only) Source: https://www.parent.edu.hk/article/ten-tips-online
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「校園復常‧好精神」專頁

「校園復常‧好精神」專頁

(Chinese Version Only)因應學校由2023年2月起逐步有序恢復全日面授課堂,教育局於2023年1月26日在「校園‧好精神」網站推出「校園復常‧好精神」專頁,為學校及家長提供多元化的實用資源﹙如錦囊、資源包及短片等﹚,協助他們提升一般學生的適應力、及早識別有精神健康風險的學生,以及就學生的不同需要﹙包括有精神病患的學生及有自閉症的學生等﹚提供針對性支援,幫助學生重拾正常的學習和社交生活。 提升一般學生的適應力方面,家長可參考「協助子女適應全日面授課堂」小貼士,儘早與子女建立常規,以及妥善分配作息時間等。此外,由臨床心理學家主講的「壓力處理我有計」家長教育短片已上載及連接至專頁,方便家長觀看。 及早識別有精神健康風險的學生方面,家長可於「認識及支援有自我傷害行為的學生」專頁下載「如何幫助有自我傷害行為的學生」家長小冊子,及早留意警號,協助子女處理其困擾。 教育局亦針對學生的不同需要﹙例如有精神病患的學生及有自閉症的學生等﹚提供建議及資源,幫助學生處理壓力及焦慮。對於有精神病患的子女,家長可參考「關愛孩子好精神」家長教育系列,以了解不同種類的精神病患的徵狀、處理方法及家校支援策略,系列內的八個小冊子均備有中文、英文及八種少數族裔語文版本。對於有自閉症的子女,家長可參考「全日上學去 - 協助有自閉症的學生適應全日面授課堂」家長錦囊,透過具體的建議行動清單,與子女一起迎接校園生活。 我們期望學校和家長共同努力支援學生,強化他們的抗逆能力,並提升他們的適應能力。如察覺學生面對壓力,學校和家長應多向他們表達關心,並幫助他們運用有效的方法照顧自己的精神健康。Source:家長智NET (https://www.parent.edu.hk/en/article/resumeschooling)
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How to Help Children Overcome Procrastination

How to Help Children Overcome Procrastination

Source:家長智NET (https://www.parent.edu.hk/en/article/helpingchild)
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(Video) Parental care and love help children grow up with confidence

(Video) Parental care and love help children grow up with confidence

The Education Bureau has produced a new Television Announcements in Public Interest (TV API) on positive parent education, along with a newly released theme song of the Positive Parent Campaign, “Accompany Your Child to Grow Up with Love” sung by Singer Ms. Cindy Au, with an aim to promote to the parents and the public the proper ways and attitudes on nurturing children. The TV API is titled “Parental care and love help children grow up with confidence”. In the video, members of the Light Family,...
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Wear face mask for long time during Epidemic. How to make children learn to “look at people’s eyebrows and eyes”?

Wear face mask for long time during Epidemic. How to make children learn to “look at people’s eyebrows and eyes”?

Written by: Hong Kong Speech and Swallowing Therapy CentreSenior Speech Therapist Eunice SiuIn our daily interactions with others, we not only observe others' behaviors, but also "explain" and "predict" others' behaviors. Theory of mind is the ability to infer or substitute other people's mental states, such as their thoughts, beliefs, desires, and intentions, etc., and to use this ability to explain other people's thoughts, perceptions, and predict their behaviors. Theory of mind can be subdivided into "emotion recognition", "beliefs" and "pretend play".The developmental period for children's...
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To love children, first to love themselves, 3 moves to teach you to maintain the best mental state

To love children, first to love themselves, 3 moves to teach you to maintain the best mental state

Written by :Family Dynamics Child Play Therapist                   Marriage and Family Therapist, Ms. Lee Wai Zi In today's society, it is indeed not easy for parents to maintain a good state of mind and body. I have met with many parents and found that the difficulty most parents face is not that they do not understand their children's feelings and needs, or that they do not know how their behavior affects their children, but that it is difficult to...
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Be a parent with multiple expressions and poses!

Be a parent with multiple expressions and poses! Written: Founder & Volunteer Director of Good Love Passion, Lam Ho Pui Yee When a child is around 6 months old, they start babbling, constantly making sounds and single words. They also enjoy playing with toys that make sounds. However, even before they learn to speak, they already understand how to communicate with the people around them using crying, sounds, facial expressions, gestures, or body language. In fact, children first learn to communicate with people using facial expressions and gestures, then they learn verbal communication, and finally, they learn to communicate through text. Therefore, accurately recognizing other people’s facial expressions helps in assessing their emotions and attitudes, thus

Did not take medicine when sick, waiting for the body to recover on its own and then develop antibodies?

Did not take medicine when sick, waiting for the body to recover on its own and then develop antibodies? Source:Pediatric Specialist Doctor, Chiu Cheung Shing When children get sick, some parents may become very anxious and immediately take their child to the doctor or give them medicine. However, some parents believe that if they wait for a while, the child will naturally recover. In reality, this approach is somewhat correct to a certain extent. For mild illnesses like the common cold or cough, allowing the child to rest can help them develop some antibodies that can protect them from future infections. However, parents should be aware that not all illnesses can be treated this way. For

Being a parent can be stressful; it’s important to manage anxiety promptly

Source: Psychiatrist Dr. Wong Chun Yin   As parents, we have to juggle work and family responsibilities. Under significant stress, it’s easy to experience anxiety. Anxiety is a natural, built-in response, and it can protect us when our lives are threatened. However, excessive worry can lead to physical discomforts like a racing heart, stomachaches, muscle tension, rapid breathing, headaches, trembling hands, sweating, or frequent urination. If not addressed in a timely manner, it can lead to more serious emotional issues and can also affect family relationships.   Here are three ways to reduce anxiety symptoms. First is practicing relaxation through deep breathing, using diaphragmatic breathing. Inhale slowly through your nose for a count of 4, letting

A quick method to calm down young children

Source: Pediatric Behavioral Therapist, Yip Wai Lun   Many times, as parents, when we see our children experiencing negative emotions like anger, tantrums, or extreme unhappiness, we often want to quickly resolve the situation by saying things like, “Don’t be so angry!” or we may scold them, sometimes even yelling, “Shut up right now!” or using a countdown like “One! Two! Three!” to command them. Some parents may try to reason with their children, saying, “We shouldn’t behave like this; we should stay calm.” However, these methods are not always very effective. Why is this the case?   It turns out that this is closely related to the structure of our brains. Understanding the brain’s structure