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  1. Waisale Serevi warns that Fiji will use Children's Sunday as extra motivation

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:07am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Legendary player believes team, fresh from Tokyo triumph, will use day as 'extra motivation' on pitch Fired up Fiji ready to win on Children's Sunday, says ... be for the children of Fiji. "This weekend is Children's Sunday in Fiji. The boys will want to win to dedicate the title to all the children there. For this reason they will want to win more in Hong ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children use roleplay to learn about different jobs

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... reasons for why they like a certain kind of work, thanks to a growing number of learning centres that use role play to give children an idea of what different occupations involve. Among the new operators is former IT executive Dominic Tong Chi-keung. On a visit to Tokyo with his young daughter two years ago, he was impressed by how much fun children were having at KidZania, an educational ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Using comedy to cope with the difficulties of motherhood

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... mummies fastening their chastity belts to stave off a life cleaning projectile barf, poo and other horrors. Faking illness just to have time to herself and avoiding sex by inviting her children ... submitted on her blog, with entries such as "I like my children best when they are newborns. I like them less every year after that." Smokler, who reads her book in voices that sometimes ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Madcap intensity drives satire of disconnected modern world

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BRON

    ... a TV in every room. His children, Nathaniel, 12, and Ashley, 11, sit hunched at the table, eyes focused only on small screens, "texting friends no one has ever seen and killing digitised terrorists". Neither George, his children nor their guests, "stiff-backed and hair-sprayed like Ken and Barbie", have noticed that George's wife, Jane, has been cooking, cleaning ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    One Laptop per Child comes to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Wong

    ... The children's bewildered expressions indicate they don't really understand much of what she said, but most can barely contain their excitement when they spot colourful, chunky laptops being pulled out from the suitcases. These are XOs, the cheap and rugged computers being distributed to underprivileged children around the world through One Laptop per Child (OLPC), the non-profit ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hi-tech entrepreneur uses daughter as inspiration

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... about how quickly young children picked up new technology and how she could channel this interest into real learning. Three-year-old Hera, the younger of her two daughters, has been ... and the touchscreen is intuitive". The result is Rullingnet, a company developing educational devices for young children, with an award-winning tablet that has just been released in Hong Kong. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Great fun with detectives and witchcraft

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... plots begin to criss-cross. Tim Goodman reads with the right balance of earnestness and humour. He is perhaps a little stiff for the children and some of Fowler's more gothic touches, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Director Wes Anderson revisits the concept of family in latest offering 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... young characters with taste, intelligence and maturity. "I kind of feel they're equal [to their elders]," he says. "The children in this story are the ones that know what ... of Moonrise Kingdom. "I've wanted to have children before, but not yet," he stutters when asked why he has yet to start his own clan. He evidently has a good relationship with his ...

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    Stay-at-home mum Janna Ryan is no stranger to Washington power circles

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Washington Housewife no stranger to Washington Janna Ryan, thrust onto the national stage when her congressman husband Paul Ryan was named the Republican vice-presidential nominee, strikes an appealing image as a stay-at-home mum raising three young children in Wisconsin. But the 43-year-old wife has been a Washington operative, hailing from a well-connected family ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Lead Pretender Chrissie Hynde is the real deal

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by MATT

    ... children, then I took eight years off while they were in school and from then I have been on the road, basically, which is doing what I know how to do." It now seems remarkable in this age of the relentless 24-hour news cycle, and despite all the dramas, that Hynde was pretty much able to keep to herself. Even more so when you consider she had children with Ray Davies of The Kinks and Jim ...




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