Making the Transition… Relocation and Coping as a Family

(as published in ExpatLiving) Relocation to a new home presents unique challenges, many of which particularly affect expat children. As we discovered in a conversation with expert clinical psychologist Dr Quratulain Zaidi, it’s certainly not the only one. Making the
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Treating Moms, Protecting Babies

Catching pre-and post-natal depression early saves more than one life. The minute that tiny baby lands in your arms you are only supposed to feel joy, or so you’re told. Having a baby can be difficult and challenging. It’s hard to
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Q&A: Refusing Food / Tech Addiction / Fear of Flying

My 2-year-old is refusing foods that she used to love, and now I am scrambling to get her to eat anything. What can I do? My son is playing for hours on his computer. How do I know if my
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Teen Stress – a Toolbox for Providing Support

Our teens are exposed to the kind of stress that we, as adolescents, did not know. Daily stressors today include technology and social media, school demands, relationships, blurred boundaries, and academic expectations in a highly competitive educational environment.   On
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Getting a Grip on Stress

Many people experience stress on a daily basis. Many of the stressors are universal, including work, relationships, financial issues, health problems, parenting issues and, sometimes, just daily hassles and busy schedules. Each of us experiences stress differently. A situation may be perceived as “stressful” by one person and merely “challenging” to
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Your Family’s Well Being

Living in the past can lead to depression, while living in the future can increase anxiety. Aim to live in the here and now! One in four of us will experience mental health issues during our lives, according to the latest statistics from
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Know Their Limits – How Much Screen Time For Kids?

Are you worried that your children are becoming addicted to their screens? In this world of ever evolving technology, it’s always a challenge to ensure that our children have the tech skills that they need, without allowing them to spend
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Thought of the Day!

Life is a journey and we will have many ups along with many downs – however it’s the way we deal with the downs that make all the difference. Remember to love yourself even more from today onwards because you
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How Much Do You Know About Your Partner?

Asking your partner open-ended questions on a regular basis helps build a stronger friendship between the two of you by creating a space for you to learn about your partner’s internal world. Couples learn a wealth of information about each
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Take Your Time

It’s all too easy to find yourself caught up in the day-to-day hustle of Hong Kong living when you have children; shuttling the kids here, there and everywhere, wall-to-wall activities, and responding to requests to visit theme parks, to go
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