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  1. Suitable children in short supply for floats

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Vivienne Chow

    ... Festival organisers had trouble finding enough children for this year's floats because of low birth rates and modern parents' tendency to spoil children, according to co-ordinators. The scarcity of children able to take part or whose parents are willing to let them might cause a decline in the art form, they said. Lee Kin-din, chairman of the Pak She Street ...

  2. Half say they are seen as strict parents

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... in varying degrees, while 47 per cent held the opposite view. About a quarter of those interviewed admitted spoiling their children, while another quarter were too busy earning the family's ... Celine Sun Parents are almost evenly split between those who believe their children see them as kind and those who think they are seen as strict. A survey by City University and district ...

  3. Have your say

    Posted Sep 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Spoiling children is unhealthy I believe our generation is full of spoiled children. Many people these days choose to only have one child. That child becomes the apple ... They would prefer their child to play sports, practise the piano or do extra studies, so that they become 'exceptional'. But doting on a child is unhealthy. It gives children an unrealistic ...

  4. Have Your Say

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This makes me think that most parents in Hong Kong spoil their children. For example, whenever their children want something, parents will provide it. Children who are spoiled lose the ability ... their temper. Parents should love their children, but not spoil them. Janet Chan From the heart Why does everyone play games when it comes to feelings and emotions? Why do we always disguise the fact ...

  5. Should parents encourage the existence of Santa Claus?

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Benjamin Siu, Jocelyn Heng

    ... addressed to Saint Nicholas, asking for items ranging from the newest PlayStation3 to hi-tech mobile phones. And parents usually spoil their children by giving them expensive presents. To make ... to children. And he employs a workforce of elves. Almost every person has heard the phrase 'Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas' as a child. We all have been to a mall and seen a fat man dressed ...

  6. Dump junk food

    Posted Nov 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... are to blame for their poor eating habits, overindulgence by parents does not help. 'Some parents spoil their children and let them eat whatever they like. A teenager should consume about 2,200 ... acknowledging that he's leading an unhealthy lifestyle, Yiu-man says he cannot resist fatty foods because they are delicious. Yiu-man is one of many overweight children whose poor eating habits ...

  7. Have your say

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about problems in the family' (Young Post July 7). I pity the writer. Spoiling a child does more harm than good. If her parents keep spoiling her, she may become a horrible person. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl is a good example of what happens when you spoil your children. Some of the young characters in that book are very spoiled. Their parents give them everything ...

  8. Children need less protection and more discipline

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enabled many mothers to return to work. However, this improvement in the quality of life may come at a cost to children's development. Many parents spoil their children, with the aid ... I write further to your editorial suggesting that Hong Kong parents are overprotective, to the detriment of their youngsters ('Children need preparation for a tough world', May ...

  9. Home is where the art is

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... feelings. Overprotective parents spoil their children's creativity,' he said. Mega Crossover- 4 X Home runs until September 4 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. To complement ...

  10. Have your say

    Posted Nov 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yiu Memorial College Junk food problem I am writing in response to the article 'Dump junk food' (Young Post, November 13). I agree that some parents spoil their children by letting ...




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