A child enjoys himself at the Claude Monet exhibition at Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. It’s natural and noble for parents to want to give their children the best chance possible in life. Photo: Felix Wong

Hothouse Hong Kong is spawning a new breed of monster parents

Alice Wu says a mother’s advice to aim for a January baby – in the mistaken belief that it will give the child a competitive edge – reflects all that has gone wrong with our education system

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A child enjoys himself at the Claude Monet exhibition at Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. It’s natural and noble for parents to want to give their children the best chance possible in life. Photo: Felix Wong
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