Parents need to learn the “language of love.”

Parents need to learn the “language of love.” Written by: Dr. Tik Chi-yuen, Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Family Education In a study conducted earlier, it was found that nearly sixty percent of children felt that their parents did not communicate with them using the language of love, and nearly half of the parents tended to use authoritarian and indifferent approaches when disciplining their children. In fact, the mode of parent-child communication is crucial for establishing a strong parent-child relationship. In this article, I would like to share the results and recommendations related to this survey. According to research in well-known psychology studies in the United States, parents’ disciplinary styles can be categorized into

Children are two different beings at home and school?

Children are two different beings at home and school?  Written by: Dr. Szeto Wing Fu, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Family Education  A teacher asked me, “Many parents seek my advice on education and disciplining their children. As a new teacher with limited life experience, I often feel inadequate in dealing with complex education policies and child-rearing issues. What should I do?” Every semester, the school arranges one or two opportunities for parents to meet with teachers and discuss their children’s performance at school. As a father, I always strive to attend these meetings together with my wife. After each brief gathering, our son would eagerly ask and want to know what we discussed

Happiness is actually simple – enjoy quality time with children

Happiness is actually simple – enjoy quality time with children Written by: Marriage and Family Therapist, Child Play Therapist, Lee Wai Chee Everyone hopes to find happiness, and parents are certainly no exception. Many times, parents are even willing to sacrifice their own immediate needs and happiness, hoping to exchange them for their children’s “happy life” in the future. Most parents understand that their children’s future “happiness” is by no means guaranteed one hundred percent. However, many parents believe that not striving today will inevitably lead to failure tomorrow. In addition, the social atmosphere advocates “doing more is better than doing less,” and even considers not doing anything as laziness and passivity. As a result, all

Long bathing time, eczema will become problematic and requires a long time to heal

Long bathing time, eczema will become problematic and requires a long time to heal Written by:YEUNG Ming Ha, Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner Recently, a parent uploaded pictures of their daughter suffering from eczema on a social media platform. Looking at the little girl’s red and swollen hands and feet, and her skin all irritated, indeed, it’s heartbreaking. As a result, parents all over the city are now sharing their secret remedies to deal with eczema because many of them or their children are also affected by eczema, and they often suffer during seasonal changes. Eczema is a common allergic dermatitis and is not contagious. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), eczema is referred to as “wet sores”