Tagged: connect

Chinese Kindergarten Students in Uniform

Choosing the right school

Choosing the right school is a daunting process. All parents are in search of the best place for their children. This is evident in the number of parents who attend the annual Beijing Kids School Fair each Spring or any other fair around the World for that matter. I remember moving to a...

Yellow Phone

Are mobile devices hurting parent-child relationships?

‘Mum…?’ ‘Mmm.’ ‘Mum!……’ ‘Mmhmm…’ ‘Mum I can’t believe you are using your phone at the table when you never allowed us to use our game boys at the table!’ ‘Oh sorry! Yes but…I am not playing here…I just need to check something.’   My daughter is right. When handheld video...

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Holiday Project for Bad Weather Days

Food and flags seem a good combination for an afternoon of fun and connection with your children. If you cannot find your country’s flag below, make it up! NATIONAL FLAGS MADE FROM EACH COUNTRY’S TRADITIONAL FOODS As part of a promotion for the Sydney International Food Festival, the advertising agencyWHYBIN\TBWA designed 18...

Girl w camera at Art exhibit

This Camera is better than an iPhone.

Have you noticed how more and more we live our life through a lens? I am certainly guilty of it myself. I need to be able to remember the special moments in my life, the smiles, the faces, the colours, the happy times. I need to capture them on camera...

Baby shoes - Chloë Stewart

Hug Them While You Can

Raising a child is the most difficult task in the World.  It may be really challenging at times, but it goes by quickly and when the children are grown up there is no going back. It is therefore important to do the best we can at all times, so that...