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    Anxiety Disorders In Children
    Some amount of anxiety is normal and can even be motivating. It helps us stay alert, focused, and ready to do our best. But anxiety can become overwhelming and in severe cases, interfere with a child’s life (e.g. school performance and peer relationships). Left untreated or ignored, it can manifest to become anxiety disorders, the ...
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    Your Kid, The Bully!
    Bullying is on the rise in Malaysia and is increasingly drawing media attention. Bullying is an aggressive behaviour that is intentional, hurtful and repeated. With bullying, there is an imbalance of strength, victims are harassed, taunted, rejected and assaulted by one or more individuals. Children who bully often want to have power over others. Bullying ...
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    Let's Play
    ‘Play’, simply put, is a spontaneous activity that children do to amuse and occupy their time. Play helps children develop socially, emotionally, physically as well as train and enhance their cognitive abilities. The nature of play offers children a chance to control unpredictable events by employing certain skills such as creativity, problem solving, negotiation, cooperation, ...
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    Engaging All His Senses
    The first three years of your baby’s life are critical for him to develop, both physically and mentally. To optimise his brain’s development, he will need to be constantly stimulated. In a newborn, about 1.8 million synaptic connections are developing per second and whether these connections survive or wither away depends on the nature of ...
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    Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children
    Reactive attachment disorder (RAD) is a rare but serious condition. Children with attachment disorders or other attachment problems have difficulty relating to others and controlling their emotions. This results in a lack of trust and self-worth, a fear of getting close to anyone, anger, and a need to be in control. A lot of the ...
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    Nurturing Your Child’s Interests
    Cheering your aspiring little Messi dribble at a football match or watching your future Akademi Fantasia star on stage are joys of parenthood. Every child has their special ability, and what can be more fun than if they share their parents’ hobbies? Nurturing your child’s interests can help your child develop into a well-rounded, healthy ...
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    Giving Your Child’s Brain Development a Boost
    Your newborn is like an empty slate waiting to be filled. The first three years of his life represents a time of immense growth in all areas of his development. While his brain may only weigh roughly a quarter of the weight of an adult’s brain when he is first born, yet it is packed ...
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    The ‘Entitled’ Child
    One who feels entitled gets frustrated, insulted or offended easily. This kind of person lives a pretty miserable life. Want a happier life? Stop feeling so entitled. There is much more to life than our ownership of transient things and ideas that do not last. Entitlement is something that we think we are entitled to ...
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    Shake That Booty!
    Dance can be considered a form of learning which most children will not only enjoy, but also find it a fun way of learning by doing (kinaesthetic learning). Best of all, with the increasing statistics of child obesity, dance represents an excellent form of exercise! After all, it is part of the Ministry of Health’s ...
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    Laugh Out Loud Kids! Encouraging your Child’s Sense of Humour
    A ‘sense of humour’, simply put, is the quality of an individual to find certain things funny. It may also involve the ability to tell a joke, appreciate it, or to use humour to mock or to tease. The development of a ‘sense of humour’ in children is an important part of their growth and ...