Tag: school kids

  • How to Support and Nurture Your Child’s Passions
    How to Support and Nurture Your Child’s Passions

    It can be difficult to set aside our own expectations of what our child’s future should look like or be, but doing so can be essential to their success. Here are some useful tips on how best to emotionally invest in your child’s future. By Roma Steffen   Often, it seems to us that our […]

  • Staying Healthy in Thailand’s Rainy Season
    Staying Healthy in Thailand’s Rainy Season

    Ever wondered why you get more coughs and colds during the rainy season? Dr. Donna Robinson shares some tips on how to stay healthy this rainy season. By Dr. Donna Robinson   It can be difficult to protect your own health and your children’s health at any time of the year but the challenge becomes […]

  • Good Posture and Why it Matters  姿勢の子供への悪影響
    Good Posture and Why it Matters 姿勢の子供への悪影響

    Many parents have, at one point or another, told their child to ‘sit up straight!’ But have you explained why? Here are some reasons you could share with your child. By Takahiro Sugaya / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ]   Have you ever felt that your kids have bad posture? I often come across parents […]

  • Obesity in Children
    Obesity in Children

    Childhood obesity is a serious public health challenge of our time. Prevention is the best option to nip the problem in the bud. Here’s what parents can do to help their children through it. By Piyarat Lertbunnaphong, M.D.   These days, obesity has become more common in younger children. Approximately 14-15% of Thai children are […]

  • Fostering Independence in Children
    Fostering Independence in Children

    Having great helpers and nanny is a blessing, but children can get too used to having everything done for them. Here are a few ways you can remind your helpers and motivate your children to take upon little personal tasks to become more independent. By Alicia Gilbert   Not so long ago, I noticed a […]

  • Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution
    Why Orphanages Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution

    Are orphanages necessarily the best answer to care and provide for children without parents? Human rights lawyer Wanchi Tang provides a deeper understanding of the complex issue of ‘institutionalizing’ children. By Wanchi Tang   For ages, well-intending people have been volunteering for and/or donating to orphanages in order to help out those in need. However, […]