Category Archives: General Topics

Articles about general topics for children and parents.

The Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language at a Young Age

Foreign language be learnt at preschool age?
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Why my daughter learnt Chinese at 3 years

“See, this is Rén 人 , mama, and it means people in Chinese,” said my toddler. I was more than happy that at 3 years old, my daughter was learning Chinese, and doing a good job at it.   Continue reading The Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language at a Young Age

What learning style does your child have? Seven styles of learning

What learning style does your child have? Does he/she learn by listening, seeing, or doing?

Many children do badly in school because their learning styles are different from what is used in their school. The problem today is Continue reading What learning style does your child have? Seven styles of learning

Do you have happy chemicals?

What makes you happy? Love? Possessions? Money? Success?

You might be surprised to know that happiness is basically a chemical experience! This incredible concept has been popularized by Loretta Graziano Breuning, an author and professor at California State University, East Bay. Continue reading Do you have happy chemicals?

How happy are you with your life? Did you have a good life in 2016?

Survey 2016How happy were you in 2016? Did you have a good life in this past year? In other words, how will you assess your happiness, satisfaction, contentment with life, and subjective well-being, in the past year, 2016? Continue reading How happy are you with your life? Did you have a good life in 2016?

DIY Christmas Decoration Activities For Kids

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Oh! What fun it is …….

Yes! It is Christmas once again fast approaching, and the joy is in the air!

What better way to spend Christmas holidays than to create unique Christmas decorations! Decorating the house is one of the funnest parts of the holidays, although some difficult or dangerous activities like cutting down the tree or installing the lights around the house should be left to the adults or the professions like Christmas Light Installation Colorado, there are many more activities that even children can do. Of course, adults who are children at heart too. Continue reading DIY Christmas Decoration Activities For Kids

10 qualities of parents with successful and happy kids

Parent Qualities Parent Qualities : All parents want their children to be successful and happy. However, not all parents have children who are both successful and happy. Have you thought about the kind of parents who tend to have such kids? Continue reading 10 qualities of parents with successful and happy kids

What does ‘texting’ do to our children?

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They are texting. They are on Instagram. They are on Facebook.

Sounds familiar?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a maximum of two hours of screen time for children. However, studies show that children spend as much as seven to nine hours on their smart phones, mainly texting and gaming. Continue reading What does ‘texting’ do to our children?

The ‘silent cancer’: facts, symptoms, and risk factors of pancreatic cancer

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The month of November is declared pancreatic cancer awareness month, in a bid to increase public awareness of the lethal disease that killed Steve Jobs, the famous CEO of Apple. Only more awareness and understanding about this cancer can allow more people to be diagnosed early, in time for surgery, which is currently the only chance for a cure, albeit a remote chance. Continue reading The ‘silent cancer’: facts, symptoms, and risk factors of pancreatic cancer