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Things Helpers and Nannies say to Children (So They’ll Obey)

22 September 2014 – 4:33 pm | 3 Comments

 
I was sitting all alone when I noticed a 3-year-old boy walking out of a hall, with his nanny (in uniforms) a few steps behind him.
The boy then made a turn and slowly walked further …

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Things Helpers and Nannies say to Children (So They’ll Obey)

22 September 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 3 Comments
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I was sitting all alone when I noticed a 3-year-old boy walking out of a hall, with his nanny (in uniforms) a few steps behind him.
The boy then made a turn and slowly walked further …

Car Rides : Our Opportunity to Build that Communication Habit with the Kids

16 September 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment
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Here in Jakarta, I find myself ‘stuck’ in car rides (and traffic) with the kids a LOT. Everyday.
And this, naturally, can be draining. For the mom. Who is also the driver.
Like when the older ones …

Parenting : Encouraging Helpfulness, Instilling Independence, Building Self-Esteem

11 September 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments
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Brie is now 3 years and 3 months old.
And for the past few months, she’s been an active helper whenever we are at a restaurant or a supermarket =)
“She’s still so small, what does she …

Parenting : 3 Basic Principles of Mannerism We Instill in Children

1 September 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 4 Comments
Parenting : 3 Basic Principles of Mannerism We Instill in Children

The other day, I was listening to an audio sermon on Chinese Philosophy (by Rev. DR. Stephen Tong), and this statement caught my attention:
The younger generation today tend to IGNORE basic mannerism.
Well, I have to …

Parenting : Young Children Absorb Everything They See and Hear

19 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment
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Who do our young children spend their most time with everyday?
Mommy? Grandparents? Nanny?
(Or, TV? Electronic Media, like iPads?)

Ever realise that children, especially young children, love to imitate the behaviours of people around them?
Especially those whom …

Parenting : Things to Remember when Tough Parenting Times Take Place

4 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment
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All parents of more than one child would want their kids to get along. To care for one another.
I mean, no normal parent would enjoy dealing with sibling arguments, petty jealousies and rude behaviours between …