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

    Why toys should not be gender specific

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

    ... Rebecca Tomasis familypost@scmp.com Never a doll moment with boys In my ideal parenting world my three children (two boys and a girl) would be colour-blind when it comes to the toys ... 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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    Up close and personal: tales of the unexpected

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

    ... Rupert Chan familypost@scmp.com Tales of the unexpected Writing during this festive season, I recall two happy episodes when my now grown-up children were small. The first was a Christmas ... I exchanged knowing looks with the two older children. They kept quiet and didn't expose me, wanting to make sure I kept spending my money on their Santa presents every year: a perfect ...

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    How my child was found wanting

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anthony Burling

    ... more disturbing questions entered my head, the first being: "Is my son being raised the way I think he should be?" We all have ideas about how we want our children raised. Values we ... the same ideas can cause problems. One of the most amazing things, to me, about children is their ability to learn. They learn from everything around them. Everything we see, hear, and feel makes ...

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    Up close and personal: eating out with children

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

    ... in restaurants or cafes who visibly bristle when young children are seated close by. I'm sure you know the type. In a way, I wish I could apologise for being "that guy". I often think back to those years when I take my own child into a restaurant, particularly an upmarket one. I've not only repented of my anti-children-in-restaurant ways, but have come to believe it's very ...

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    Up close and personal

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Rupert Chan

    ... days a week, with my grandmother looking after us children at home. Helena and I wanted to give our child the best upbringing. But we simply did not know where to start with our planning. How many children did we want? Would an only child be too lonely and easily spoiled? Could we ignore the traditional Chinese family expectation of a male heir, and settle with one girl ...

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

    The mother of all get-togethers

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... mother. And although my husband and I remain among the youngest parents in our children's circle, I don't think we have ever had our age used against us. So while I was busy getting ... are settling down, getting married and having children. This is great for so many reasons. First, I am no longer the only mummy around, or the token pregnant friend, or the token friend with a baby; ...

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

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

    ... Fiona Bishop familypost@scmp.com City kids: what they might lose and what they can gain My three children- one girl, 12, and twin boys, nine- were all born in Hong Kong. The ubiquitous ... father's gardening skills. Bringing up three young and energetic children in North Point has its challenges. So often, I wish I could open the door and let them loose in the garden, to reduce ...

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

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

    ... have had to ask. Growing up in Australia decades ago the answer "his mother" was so straightforward that no one would think to even ask the question. Children were raised 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 ...

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

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

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

    ... I now have three children, but I still work. Balancing work, devoting time to the children, and meeting the demands of homework, and the culture of parental involvement in children ... to my children. (In fact, I envy mums who can do this.) And no, because there are times when being busy at work and having school functions coincide, and I feel that I need a couple of clones ...

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

    Up close and personal: a world of difference

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

    ... made a decision it wouldn't have occurred to me not to obey or to discuss it with him. But in other ways there was much more freedom to run around than children have here. I was a bit ... 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 ...




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