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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up Close & Personal: Life after a stroke

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by FIONA BISHOP

    ... remember how to do the job? Would we be able to stay in Hong Kong, especially as he was the major wage earner? Our eldest was due to start secondary school, so should I still pay the deposit? Amid ... critical illness policy. That provided an unexpectedly large financial safety net. The school kept an eye on the children during the day and allowed flexibility with homework deadlines. My friends ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up Close & Personal: To work or not to work?

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by FIONA BISHOP

    ... up, and much of their parental role was taken on by my grandparents. It was my grandmother who picked us up from school, and we waited at her house until my mum had finished work. We spent most the school holidays there, too. I don't feel I missed out on anything, or was second-best to my mum's job. Quite the opposite. Christmas and two weeks' holiday every summer ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    City kids: what they might lose and what they can gain

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by FIONA BISHOP

    ... playing outside in the back garden behind the house after school and at weekends. As my father was good at carpentry, we were fortunate to have a Wendy house. My grandparents had a large garden, ... it. Now it's something I will look into doing in Hong Kong. The schools my children attend encourage them to find out about and experience nature. They have had many opportunities ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up close & personal: finding your place in your child's affections

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anthony Burling

    ... by their parents, and it was almost always the mother who was around until the children went to school. There was the occasional single parent or child with his grandparents, but it was rare. Live-in ... because he spent his time with, and learned from, everyone in his life- family, helpers, teachers, random citizens, cartoon characters. My fears were unfounded. Childcare and school pose no threat ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up close and personal: tales of the unexpected

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Rupert Chan

    ... when Fabian, my youngest son, was still in primary school. His older sister and brother were well into their teens by then. That year, we were going to stay with relatives in Vancouver, Canada, ... at a World Children's Day event. My daughter Phoebe was still in primary school then, and was her school's representative speaker at this rally. Standing before hundreds of people, mostly ...

  6. Lifestyle - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Access all arias

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Fernando Gros

    ... travelled on my own before, but this was something different. My child was going to a week-long school camp and my wife would be overseas on business. Like an adult version of the famous movie, ... enter my mind every few hours of a normal day- how long till the school bus comes home, what will we have for dinner- I was free to simply create; nothing more, nothing less. There's a kind ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up close and personal: a world of difference

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by DAN WATERS

    ... Playing, for children, is very much a learning experience. Yet there are children on the large estate where I live now, in Mid-Levels, who never seem to play or go out other than to school or with their parents. They are made to study much of the time. All children should be entitled to enjoy their childhood. At the age of nine I was packed off to boarding school. I was never really happy ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Time waits for no parent

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Fernando Gros

    ... preschool and school starts, the clock ticks louder than ever. In a way, it's not just a challenge for creative types; even hard-nosed executives are used to being able to reschedule meetings ... older. No one thinks you are cool and creative for making your child's teacher wait at the school gate. And, there are no prizes for being fashionably late to an after-school bus pickup. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up close and personal: eating out with children

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Fernando Gros

    ... at school. The only challenge is for us, as parents, to make the effort to talk at their level, in words and ways that they can engage with. Aside from sharing my love of food with my daughter ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Why toys should not be gender specific

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... agree on how we parent our children, we don't agree on this issue. My husband, while liberal on everything else, is extremely old school when it comes to the toys that boys and girls should ...




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