A helpful tool for those frequent situations that need attending to ASAP!
ny parent will tell you that when it comes to babies, everything is totally unpredictable, whether it be when they need their nappies changed, or when they get hungry and grumpy. Even if you and your bub are nipping down to the shops for an hour or so, you never know when a situation may pop up, so you’ve always got to be prepared.
Luckily, the metropolis of Hong Kong is a very baby-friendly one, with multiple changing and nursing facilities within walking distance of wherever you might be. Below, we’ve compiled a list of all these facilities conveniently scattered across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories and the outlying islands for those emergency situations that just can’t wait.
A diverse and dynamic learning environment for curious little inquirers, on the coastline...
INresponse to the demand for high-quality and bilingual (English and Mandarin) early childhood education programmes, EtonHouse revealed its second kindergarten campus is scheduled to open this coming September.
In Hong Kong's sweltering summer, it is vital to protect the skin from sun exposure. Yvonne Heavyside from The Family Zone covers the basics of sun protection to help your family have a safe, sunburnt free season.
Summer is upon us. Now is the time to remember to protect ourselves and our children from the sun's harmful ultraviolet light rays. Whilst some sun exposure is an important source of vitamin D, which is used for bone building, we have come to learn that too much sun can significantly increase the risk of skin cancer and premature ageing of the skin.
Your exhaustive, step-by-step manual for whippin’ up a cub-friendly junkscapade this summer…
Judging by the soaring temperatures, blasting A/Cs and the ever mounting piles of sweaty laundry, it’s safe to say that another summer is here, and in Hong Kong, that means … JUNK TRIP TIME! For many of us, it’s an annual tradition to get together, soak up the upcoming stretch of lovely weather and enjoy the picture-perfect views of Hong Kong’s coastlines and islands while bobbing up and down on a plush, kitted-out boat at sea - and for the little ones, it’s too much fun to handle! So, before we plunge straight into long streaks of ideal junk trip weather, we suggest you use these rainy days to get your first junk trip of 2016 all planned and booked! Allow us to assist you in gathering and summarising all of the info you’ll need...
With school just ‘round the corner, it’s time to fill those backpacks up with back-to-school basics!
With the blissful summer holidays drawing to an end, and a new school term fast approaching, back-to-school preparations are a top priority on our to-do lists. For some of you, your little ones may be returning for yet another academic year, but for all those proud first-timers whose bubs have grown up overnight and are facing their first ever day of kindergarten, this article should come in handy. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the essential supplies to gather, and where you’ll find them, so you can avoid having to trudge through the heat and humidity to search all over town.
With all this summertime fun, who cares about the weather?
It's getting hot and sticky, our woolly socks and sweaters have been stored away and air-cons everywhere are on full blast - in other words, another Hong Kong summer has officially arrived. As we all know, summertime in Hong Kong means inconsistent weather - we’ve all witnessed the blue skies and shimmery sunshine disappear, only to be replaced by grey clouds and dark, angry skies at the drop of a hat!
Summer’s here and the kids want to play, but being outdoors in this heat and humidity means getting burnt, really sweaty and for the rest of the day, totally drained! So why not try one of these indoor playrooms?
With the hottest days of summer approaching and Hong Kong's blistering daytime heat on the forecast, we'll all be spending a lot of time indoors in air-conditioned bliss. But instead of staying at home and watching telly with your kids, why not take them to an indoor playroom where they can run around, have fun and burn off some energy. Here’s a quick list of some great indoor playrooms around town that the children will love so much, they’ll be begging you to take them back every day.
The festive season is approaching and like always there are a number of family friendly events happening around town. From Christmas bazaars, arts carnivals, music festivals to name a few and we know it’s impossible for you to attend them all. So, it was a challenge but we’ve managed to pick the top 5 events happening in the next couple of weeks that you'll seriously regret missing out on. Here we go...