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Kids' vaccination guide
  • 16 December 2016

Nobody likes having their needles, but you can make it easier

Hong Kong
Kids' Vaccinations: The ins and outs of travel jabs
  • 3 June 2016

Advice from doctors on the travel jabs and injection schedules for children in Hong Kong

Christmas gift ideas for kids: Toys, puppets, tablewear, games and more
  • 2 December 2015

Spending the Xmas holiday in Hong Kong this year? Check out our picks from Monster Kid

Where to have my baby in Hong Kong
Birth options and plans in Hong Kong: We ask 10 questions about having a baby at The Matilda Hospital
  • 30 November 2015

When the time comes to finally give birth, you want to feel prepared and comfortable in your surroundings

Online shopping: Looking for unique baby gifts in Hong Kong just got easy-peasy!
  • 21 July 2015

Children's lifestyle brand Tiny Bitz makes online shopping easy for busy moms

Growth spurts: Tips on handling developmental changes in children
  • 4 May 2015

We chat with a child expert and clinical psychologist on how to support and cope with child growth

Making news headlines: diamonds, online shopping, gifts, jewellery and more
  • 2 March 2015

We round up what's making news in Hong Kong lately

Hong Kong preschools: Parent insights into SPRING, EtonHouse and Woodland
  • 27 October 2014

Selecting a preschool can be tough. These parents share their first-hand knowledge of three popular HK preschools

StoryBox App-tastic!
App-tastic! The third StoryBox app has launched
  • 26 February 2014

The shiny new app features the same quality and content as the popular children's magazine, together with audio and interactive features

Attachment parenting: So what exactly is it then?
  • 3 February 2014

Find out more about Dr Sears’ theory of attachment parenting from mum Kristi Ligaya

Mother vs maid: A working mum shares her story
  • 13 January 2014

God could not be everywhere, so he made mothers. But what if mothers can't always be there either?

Cold wars: How to handle a dripping nose
  • 13 January 2014

'Exactly how runny should a child's nose be before self-quarantine is imposed?' asks Deborah Goldman

Children's bedrooms: Flick through 32 gorgeous schemes from EL readers' homes
  • 6 January 2014

Looking for decorating tips for your child's bedroom? From nurseries to teenage dens, we've rounded up some of our favourite images from our showcases

EtonHouse International Pre-School coffee morning and open house
  • 2 January 2014

Head to the school’s campus in Tai Tam on 17th and 18th January to hear from Senior Principal Leanne Sunarya

Christmas gifts for kids: 15 ideas they'll love
  • 3 December 2013

We've scoured Hong Kong to bring you the hottest pressies for little ones

Time to shine: Perfect party dresses and accessories for girls
  • 21 November 2013

Let your little princess dazzle this Christmas with a party wardrobe even Mum may be envious of

Kids' vaccinations: The ins and outs of travel jabs
  • 19 November 2013

Advice from doctors on the travel jabs and injection schedules for children in Hong Kong

Children's party planning tips to make the little one's special day a big success
  • 19 November 2013

Tips on party planning for kids, from fun party venues and themes to cakes and food

Mums! How to get more sleep with young children, with training from 'baby whisperer' Tizzie Hall
  • 19 November 2013

Mother of twins Terri-Anne used Tizzie Hall’s book to create a sleeping schedule and calming routine

What to pack when travelling with kids
  • 19 November 2013

A handy family packing guide for those going on holiday with children

Tips on photographing babies and children
  • 19 November 2013

Take the best pictures of little ones with our expert advice

Do's and don'ts for your child’s first dentist visit
  • 19 November 2013

How to make that first appointment as pleasant as possible

Preschool learning approaches explained
  • 19 November 2013

From Montessori to Reggio Emilia, find out more about the different preschool methods in Hong Kong

Kids' birthday party planning made easy
  • 29 October 2013

Your ultimate checklist to make party planning a breeze

Modern Children, Modern Ways: We chat to Australian child psychologist Dr Louise Porter
  • 22 October 2013

Find out what Dr Porter has to say about bringing up children in Hong Kong’s high-pressure society

Kids' Mandarin classes in Hong Kong: They'll love the good old-fashioned fun in New Concept Mandarin's programme
  • 14 October 2013

We think your little one will love the arts and crafts in these Mandarin classes

Calling mini models in HK!
  • 9 September 2013

Tiny Footprints has launched its first modelling competition, with brilliant prizes up for grabs 

Swimming safely: Mum's lifeguard alert
  • 12 August 2013

Sadly, a recent fatality at a popular expat complex in Hong Kong has made many sit up and take notice of the importance of pool safety

What to consider when selecting a preschool: We chat to Woodlands Pre-Schools Curriculum Coordinator
  • 8 July 2013

Ina Lester-Smith offers advice on some key factors to take into account, as well as top tips on easing your little one into their new environment

The best nautical wear for kids in Hong Kong
  • 27 June 2013

A timeless trend for tots, tweens and even teens, we round up our favourite nautical pieces

New Central location for Lotus Parenting
  • 10 June 2013

Calling new mums and mums-to-be – Lotus Parenting’s popular mother meet-up groups will now be coming to Central