New mothers are physically and emotionally exhausted, and their husbands have two simple tricks to help them relieve their emotions

New mothers are physically and emotionally exhausted, and their husbands have two simple tricks to help them relieve their emotions

It is not easy to build a healthy and happy family. Starting from the first trimester, mothers-to-be have to face internal and external changes such as physical appearance, weight and weight, and even psychological and emotional changes. Mothers-to-be who are pregnant for the first time are more stressed and nervous. In addition, the stress may come from the partner and family members around her. I have seen some mothers who are pregnant with their second child and are overly worried because of the urgency of the sex of their child. In fact, children are a gift from God, so we should open our arms and obey God's will, and our families should support us. However, there are many cases of postpartum depression. Therefore, I will share with you the treatment of postpartum depression from the perspective of Chinese medicine.
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Having breakfast makes you smarter. What breakfast can wake up our brain and morning?

Having breakfast makes you smarter. What breakfast can wake up our brain and morning?

The school year has started, did the children have breakfast before school? Many children have different reasons for not eating breakfast, but parents should pay attention to the fact that breakfast has a great impact on the growth of children!
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Children wet the bed at night, but cannot control themselves?

Children wet the bed at night, but cannot control themselves?

Every parent wants their child to develop well and quickly, not to lag behind, if not to be better than others. In medicine, there is a condition between "disease" and "physiology" that both parents and children find very disturbing. This is "nocturnal enuresis in children".
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Children are reluctant to open their mouths. Does listening to music help?

Children are reluctant to open their mouths. Does listening to music help?

Parents expect their children to learn to speak, and the feeling of their children "opening their mouths" for the first time is something that only parents who have been parents can understand. Parents want their children to start talking as soon as possible and do everything they can to guide their children to speak. While oral training is important for the development of speech, parents should not neglect auditory training because it is an important prerequisite for language training.
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No! Not allowed! No! Does it really work

No! Not allowed! No! Does it really work

Many times, parents get angry because their children don't follow the rules or challenge some bottom line. For example, if a parent doesn't want a child to touch something, the parent will just say, "Hey! Don't touch it!" and "No!" and "Stop", the child will hear many of these "No! and "No! In fact, this will often make children feel that they have done something wrong, which in turn will undermine their confidence and make them avoid doing things in the future.
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Let your child learn to face failure

Let your child learn to face failure

In many cases, the biggest blow to a child is not the failure itself, but his or her understanding of the failure. For example, if a child is not selected to represent the school in an inter-school competition, the usual reason they think of is that they are not as good as their classmates. But there may be other reasons behind it. Maybe the teacher is worried that if he gets hurt, he won't be able to represent the school in other more important competitions. This is not to teach children to avoid responsibility, but sometimes we need to make them understand that it is indeed their own factors that lead to failure.
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Nurturing Gifted Students, Affective Education is Equally Important

Nurturing Gifted Students, Affective Education is Equally Important

Gifted education is increasingly valued in Hong Kong, and the Education Bureau's website states that the mission of gifted education is to identify and nurture gifted students in a systematic and directed manner and to provide them with appropriate educational opportunities so that they can fully realize their individual potential under a flexible teaching method and environment. According to the literature, gifted students are not only a group with a high IQ, but also have the potential to be gifted if they excel in other areas, such as the arts or leadership.
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If Nobita Nobi did not have Doraemon

If Nobita Nobi did not have Doraemon

When I was a child, I loved watching the Japanese comic Doraemon, but what would happen if the real Nobita did not have the magic of Doraemon, what will happen? How can we improve the time management skills of children so that they do not become the real Nobita?
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What can I eat to refresh my brain and enhance my memory?

What can I eat to refresh my brain and enhance my memory?

It's exam season and students are studying hard for their exams. Many parents ask, "What are the best foods to help your child refresh and maintain a good memory?
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Must I drink sports drinks after exercise?

Must I drink sports drinks after exercise?

Children should walk more and do more exercise. My good friend May has always wanted to challenge the marathon 10km race. We agreed to train together once a week. Since she seldom exercises, I suggested her to start with a brisk walk first and try running only after she got used to it. After the exercise, we went to the convenience store to buy drinks and May chose sports drinks without saying a word.
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Can eating fruits cause fat. How much is the right amount to eat?

Can eating fruits cause fat. How much is the right amount to eat?

Everyone says to eat more fruit, although fruit is beneficial is a cliché, but at the same time there are a number of mysteries: fruit is not very high in sugar? Will eating it cause fat? Is it necessary to eat fruit before meals in order to absorb the nutrients in the fruit? Let me break it down for you one by one.
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Is there a problem with children sleeping on their backs?

Is there a problem with children sleeping on their backs?

Every night when watching children sleep, there are always different strange sleeping positions, but when the child sleeps with the body down, parents will inevitably feel worried. A parent asked me about her 4-year-old child's habit of sleeping with his body bent over, worrying about the adverse effects on the child's health. This time I will explore the problem of children's sleeping posture to all parents!
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“I’m so tired.” How to improve the feeling of tiredness?

“I’m so tired.” How to improve the feeling of tiredness?

As a parent, it can be exhausting to take care of a family and work. In my spare time, I like to watch talk shows and listen to the unique views of celebrities on life and their outlook on life. Once they talked about the busy life of Hong Kong people and how fatigue seems to be an inevitable "by-product". However, we were told that we are not tired because we are all like that and it is just a normal physiological reaction. So, is this true?
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Caring for children with special needs is not a psychological stress for parents to ignore.

Caring for children with special needs is not a psychological stress for parents to ignore.

Parenting can be the most challenging and unpredictable experience in the world, but it can also be the most satisfying and meaningful thing in life. Parents of children with special needs are faced with extraordinary stress and emotional complexity. These emotions are like a thick fog that prevents parents from seeing and hearing the inner world of their children. At the same time, they cannot see or hear their own inner world, thus isolating the communication between parents and children. As a counseling psychologist, an important part of my job is to help parents clear the clouds so that they can see the moon.
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Before becoming enraged at their children, parents should ask themselves these three questions.

Before becoming enraged at their children, parents should ask themselves these three questions.

Some parents may be more impulsive and even have a habit of blaming their children for problems such as disobedience, deliberate anger, or naughtiness. When children fail to do what they want, they become angry with their parents, but this will gradually alienate them from their parents, which will damage the parent-child relationship in the long run.
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Why don’t the children want me to be with them again?

Why don’t the children want me to be with them again?

As a child grows up and interacts with the environment and people around him or her, he or she will gradually develop some feelings. Children will use these feelings to choose what they like or dislike, which is normal development for children. Mom says that her son is beginning to have an opinion, which means that he is expressing these feelings and that he has his own choices. Mom found out that his choice was not to choose herself but to choose Dad to play and read books with him.
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Thousands of lies to avoid doing homework. What should parents do?

Thousands of lies to avoid doing homework. What should parents do?

Every time a child does homework, he or she falsely claims to have a stomachache, to go to the bathroom, or to go to sleep—thousands of lies and excuses. Parents who value character development are naturally outraged because they have zero tolerance for dishonesty in their children. But why do children always avoid doing their homework? Why do they have to lie to cover it up?
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3 big tricks to let young children know the emotions – improve their social skills

3 big tricks to let young children know the emotions – improve their social skills

Since children are only about two or three years old, their knowledge of the world will become deeper and deeper, teaching them to understand emotions can help them express their feelings and encourage them to put themselves in the position of understanding the feelings of others, thereby enhancing their social skills.
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Spinal problems should not be ignored. How to do the test at home?

Spinal problems should not be ignored. How to do the test at home?

Children are prone to sitting problems, even scoliosis and kyphosis. Parents should find out their children's problems early and make corrections. But how can parents tell when their children have scoliosis and kyphosis problems?
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Three steps to teach children to eat on their own.

Three steps to teach children to eat on their own.

When 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.
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Relying on milk bottles affects the development of the dental cavity. There are ways to quit naturally.

Relying on milk bottles affects the development of the dental cavity. There are ways to quit naturally.

Children 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 using bottles?
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Whole milk is unhealthy? Dispelling the myth of milk drinking!

Whole milk is unhealthy? Dispelling the myth of milk drinking!

There are many different types of milk on the market, with different flavors or UHT milk that can be stored at room temperature. There are also many myths about milk consumption. Some people think that "whole milk is unhealthy" or "skim milk has chemicals." How do we choose the right milk for our children?
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Why do children always fail to remember their classmates’ names?

Why do children always fail to remember their classmates’ names?

In fact, this question is asked by many parents, especially those whose children have been friends since the baby group and have grown up together. Why do my children seem to play by themselves and not with other children when we meet so many times?
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Growing up but not willing to walk. How to improve the children’s twisting and hugging habits?

Growing up but not willing to walk. How to improve the children’s twisting and hugging habits?

At the age of one, children gradually learn to walk. At first, children will be very excited to explore everywhere. But gradually, they will ask adults to hold them and not be willing to walk by themselves. Parents will be feeling headaches, sometimes the child may be really tired, and sometimes they just want to be held out of a sense of affection. What can parents do when their children ask for a hug?
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Are you a “competent parent”?

Are you a “competent parent”?

How can we know if we are competent parents? We can find out how the children get along with their parents and how they behave by observing them, and here are five things we can observe.
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How to build self-confidence from a young age?

How to build self-confidence from a young age?

Parents may ask what tips are available to help children build confidence easily from a young age. I think young children need love. He may be more self-centered and place a lot of emphasis on his relationship with his caregivers, so I think relationships with parents and caregivers are very important. If he has enough trust in the people around him, it will be easier for him to build relationships with the people around him in the future.
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Is it true that children who can sit still are learning well?

Is it true that children who can sit still are learning well?

Under the current social trend, many parents are worried that their children will not be as smart as other children, that they will not be able to go to a good school, and that they will not have a future. But in fact, the earlier a child can sit still and listen to instructions, the better he or she will learn in the future.
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Four behaviors that damage the parent-child relationship

Four behaviors that damage the parent-child relationship

Many parents often ask, "Why is the child so disobedient?" "Why does he hate me so much?" or "He is ignoring me more and more." In fact, there are four types of behaviors that, over time, will cause our children to despise themselves. Many of the parents that I have met in my day-to-day life often unconsciously say or do things that make their children hate themselves. This is what parents do not notice.
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How should parents express their love for their children?

How should parents express their love for their children?

Some mothers often ask me, "How should I show my love for my children?" Will it be spoiled by expressing too much? I think that Chinese people are more introverted and are often afraid to express their love. Especially when you want to express your concern for him but end up with a different attitude.
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Children often shirk their responsibilities, and parents should be held accountable?

Children often shirk their responsibilities, and parents should be held accountable?

Whenever something happens, children will use different excuses to shirk their responsibility toward others. Parents may then scold the child for this, but this may make the child avoid taking responsibility. Faced with this situation, what can parents do?
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Do children need to take nutritional supplements?

Do children need to take nutritional supplements?

Many parents ask me, "Does my child need to take supplements?" For example, would fish oil or DHA be better for him? I have children myself, and I don't let them take any supplements. But some parents say, "Is it really smarter to take supplements?"
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Children grow up to be fed instead? How can parents break it down?

Children grow up to be fed instead? How can parents break it down?

The parents begin feeding the baby milk and gradually introduce paste from the time the baby is born. Then children can start to hold their own utensils and eat on their own, one bite at a time while watching them grow up. But when the children reach the age of 6 to 7, they will suddenly ask their parents to feed them. What is the reason for this? How can this be resolved?
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What are the reasons why children are slow at doing their homework?

What are the reasons why children are slow at doing their homework?

Whether for children or parents, doing homework is the biggest problem. Even during the summer break, many parents find it a headache. Parents often fight with their children, which worsens their relationship. In fact, there are three main reasons for slow homework.
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How do you deal with the emotional issues of single-parent children?

How do you deal with the emotional issues of single-parent children?

Actually, every child may have emotional issues, and it is difficult to say that children from single-parent families will definitely have certain problems. However, it can be imagined that children from single-parent families may exhibit some behaviors to attract attention because their parents spend less time with them. Especially when they use negative behaviors to attract your attention, the reason is that they do not have a sense of security. On the other hand, children may self-doubt and feel that they are not good enough or not obedient, which causes their parents to divorce.
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Learn English from games without difficulty

Learn English from games without difficulty

Often, we want children to learn English vocabulary, which may be difficult and boring for them. In fact, parents can try to create some simple games for children to learn these English words through the process of playing.
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Does the child cry non-stop when they are a little dissatisfied?

Does the child cry non-stop when they are a little dissatisfied?

Sometimes, children may cry when they are slightly dissatisfied, and parents may have tried different methods to comfort their children, but the children still cry from time to time.
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Does scare-based education work?

Does scare-based education work?

"If you don't eat well, I won't let you watch TV tonight." In daily parenting, we often teach children in the form of threats, hoping that they will be obedient. But is this method effective? Will it backfire?
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How should parents deal with young children who are overly addicted to cell phone games?

How should parents deal with young children who are overly addicted to cell phone games?

Phones emit light and sound, which always attracts children to play endlessly. Some children cannot let go of their phones no matter what they are doing, whether it is eating, riding in a car, or going to school. How can parents solve this problem?
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When there are differences in parenting, remember that ”avoidance is not shameful and can be useful.”

When there are differences in parenting, remember that ”avoidance is not shameful and can be useful.”

Parents' upbringing backgrounds, education levels, or family of origin may differ in parent-child interaction, so it is quite normal for parents to have differing opinions on something.
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Getting sick after blowing air conditioning, how can we strengthen children’s immune system?

Getting sick after blowing air conditioning, how can we strengthen children’s immune system?

Many children and their parents go outdoors in the summer and feel very hot afterwards, so they want to go into the shopping mall to enjoy the air conditioning. At this time, if someone sneezes, children are easily susceptible to catching a cold or flu. How should parents deal with this problem? The first part is how to take care of them, and the other part is the diet to strengthen their immunity.
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Punishment or reward?

Punishment or reward?

When it comes to getting their kids to study, many parents feel very frustrated and wish their kids could be self-motivated. When it comes to improving their children's motivation to learn, many parents first think of using rewards and punishments. But which is more effective, using a stick or a carrot?
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Full resumption of lessons. What should we do if children keep crying?

Full resumption of lessons. What should we do if children keep crying?

Faced with the full resumption of classes, parents may face some very troubling issues. For example, children may cry during school and not want to be separated from their parents, or they may open their eyes the next morning and say, "Mum, I don't want to go to school." Some children may also have nightmares at night. What should we do when a child is afraid of going to school or does not want to be separated from his or her parents?
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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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New mothers are physically and emotionally exhausted, and their husbands have two simple tricks to help them relieve their emotions

It is not easy to build a healthy and happy family. Starting from the first trimester, mothers-to-be have to face internal and external changes such as physical appearance, weight and weight, and even psychological and emotional changes. Mothers-to-be who are pregnant for the first time are more stressed and nervous. In addition, the stress may come from the partner and family members around her. I have seen some mothers who are pregnant with their second child and are overly worried because of the urgency of the sex of their child. In fact, children are a gift from God, so we should open our arms and obey God’s will, and our families should support us. However, there are many cases of postpartum depression. Therefore, I will share with you the treatment of postpartum depression from the perspective of Chinese medicine.

Children wet the bed at night, but cannot control themselves?

Every parent wants their child to develop well and quickly, not to lag behind, if not to be better than others. In medicine, there is a condition between “disease” and “physiology” that both parents and children find very disturbing. This is “nocturnal enuresis in children”.

Children are reluctant to open their mouths. Does listening to music help?

Parents expect their children to learn to speak, and the feeling of their children “opening their mouths” for the first time is something that only parents who have been parents can understand. Parents want their children to start talking as soon as possible and do everything they can to guide their children to speak. While oral training is important for the development of speech, parents should not neglect auditory training because it is an important prerequisite for language training.