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The “Perfect” Parent Trap

Published 24 November 2020 at 19:40


The “Perfect” Parent Trap

There was a time when I had a vision. The Vision of a perfect parent. For me, a perfect parent was like Bond. You know, James Bond. Cool and sophisticated, always ready for any eventuality. I was ready to be this Bond parent. During pregnancy, I read any material I could lay my hands on, on parenting. I was confident I knew every trick and technique of the parenting world. And then I became a parent...

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Enriching Xmas Break in Hong Kong: Go-To Holiday Camps

Published 13 November 2020 at 20:09


Enriching Xmas Break in Hong Kong: Go-To Holiday Camps

School holidays are about to start! It is to plan kids’ activities to make sure that the holidays are as enriching, entertaining, and fun as possible! And the holiday camp is a great place to spend some quality time. Children will have pleasant, interesting, and engrossing pastime and parents receive a possibility to get prepared for the celebration – what’s not to love?  

We have rounded up some catching holiday camps your kid will adore! They offer different activities, various locations but always a lot of fun, communication, entertainment, and learning!

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Top Online Courses for the Young in Hong Kong. Part 2

Published 26 October 2020 at 16:53


Top Online Courses for the Young in Hong Kong. Part 2

In today’s particularly fast-paced world, online programmes have taken a significant hit and every day Hong Kong seems to bring a major new children's virtual workshops, summer holiday courses and camps. So if you want the up-to-the-minute updates and information crucial for your child for this summer season, now is the time to read the article, as TickiKids has brought our readers the second part of the top online programmes.

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Dates Unveiled for an Open Day at Island West Campus of Malvern College Pre-School HK

Published 17 October 2020 at 17:47


Dates Unveiled for an Open Day at Island West Campus of Malvern College Pre-School HK

During lockdown, on-site open days were replaced with virtual open events. Yet the opportunity to visit a school yourself and see an environment first-hand is invaluable. So too does Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong understand that choosing your pre-school is an important step and that families are still keen to visit campuses to see the school in action. Less than two months after attracting hundreds of families to its September Virtual Open Day, Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong is preparing to throw open its doors once again, but this time in person. Here, TickiKids takes a look at what one of the UK's most prestigious schools offers to prospective parents and students in Hong Kong.

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The Effortless Learning Mindset

Published 07 October 2020 at 20:00


The Effortless Learning Mindset

We all have had situations when we had setbacks. During those times we do feel like we do not have it in us, and the first reaction is to just quit. We want things to come easy and effortlessly for us. We feel we are inherently special. We love the idea of being that gifted person who can do things without any effort. It guarantees a lifetime of success and admiration, doesn't it? And compare that with having to work hard every day even for little gains in skills. The choice is pretty easy to make, isn’t it? In fact – not.

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The Shops for Babies and Mums-to-Be in Hong Kong All Parents Will Love

Published 03 October 2020 at 21:36


The Shops for Babies and Mums-to-Be in Hong Kong All Parents Will Love

A sensible approach to the new addition to the family can save you from the piles of needless baby stuff. And the choice of the shop for babies and future parents is crucial, as this place can save you lots of time and money. Our experts handpicked top shops that offer essential and high-quality goods for your beloved ones. 

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Reserve a Place at the Upcoming Virtual Open Day and Bilingual Taster Sessions at Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong

Published 16 September 2020 at 16:23


Reserve a Place at the Upcoming Virtual Open Day and Bilingual Taster Sessions at Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong

If well-directed education and the future of your child is at stake, it pays to choose a pre-school with great care. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the family of Malvern schools invariably appears at the top of educational guides in the UK, Hong Kong, Qingdao, Chengdu and Egypt since its foundation in Malvern, UK in 1865. Malvern College opened its first overseas school, Malvern College Qingdao, in September 2012 closely followed by Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong in 2017 and Malvern College Hong Kong in 2018. This is a school wholeheartedly committed to providing a holistic education encompassing global understanding, critical thinking, leadership and teamwork. While the results are fantastic, Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong offers a multitude of opportunities to see the school in action during the forthcoming free-of-charge Bilingual Virtual Taster Sessions and Online Open Day.

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A Foodies' Guide to Hong Kong's Best Bakeries

Published 08 August 2020 at 19:11


A Foodies' Guide to Hong Kong's Best Bakeries

Showstopper desserts are key when composing a menu for a special occasion. If a birthday party or another event is high on the agenda where a cake really is an important meal of the day, then we're keen to help you find a mouth-watering one. Follow your nose to one of these bakeries, because we know it's going to be good.

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SMART Goal Setting For Teens

Published 04 August 2020 at 19:40


SMART Goal Setting For Teens

In a competitive world we want to be all-rounders. We want to be able to do everything to the best of our abilities. If that is what we want, then where do we go wrong? Everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Then how is it that some people end up getting more out of their days and years than the others? While it's wrong to compare ourselves with others, if we admire someone’s qualities, it's good to learn from them to improve. As they say, we learn from each other and grow together.

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Parenting Mistakes We Make

Published 02 July 2020 at 19:35


Parenting Mistakes We Make

Remember when they were tiny tots and were struggling to wear their clothes or tie their shoelaces? When we parents are not in a rush, it is a delight to watch them master a thing that is so simple for us that we don’t even give a conscious thought. The same adorable act becomes a bit of an irritant when we are in a rush to get things done by a certain time so that it can fit into our schedule. From getting ready for school in the morning to writing a statement of purpose for college applications, when we run out of patience and time, we get frustrated and end up doing it for them. We tell ourselves we are helping them, but we are doing much more than that. When we do things for them unintentionally, we are sending silent signals to them.

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