7 Personal Hygiene Habits To Teach Your Kids

7 Personal Hygiene Habits To Teach Your Kids

Personal hygiene has been one of the major concerns when it comes to taking care of young children. They are too young to realize our environment is full of germs and dust, and they are too curious to explore the surroundings with their little hands. Therefore, as parents, it is essential to teach your kids to have good hygiene habits in order to keep them away from certain sicknesses and ...

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The Best Guide to Homeschool your kids

Best Guide to Homeschool Your Kids

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Hong Kong Education Bureau announced on February 25 that classes of all school remained suspended until April 20 at earliest. Some parents might feel worried about how this suspension may impact their children’s educational progress. On the bright side, parents can see this as a great opportunity to bond with your children and to teach them with a more flexible and practical means. We understand ...

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5 Exclusive Tips for Hiring a Foreign Domestic Caregiver for Elderly Care

Since the elderly care service in Hong Kong is not good, a lot of people would rather let their aged parents stay with them or stay alone. In that case, especially when there are only the elderly in the house for most of the day, people tend to opt for hiring a full-time, live-in domestic worker. However, a lot of complications can arise from this! While hiring Hiring a domestic helper to ...

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6 Skills Domestic Helpers Must Have for Baby Care

The arrival of a baby is a blessing for every parent. But it can also be a source of anxiety, especially if you need to return to work. Living in a busy city like Hong Kong, new parents usually find it difficult to strike the balance between work life and baby care. Therefore, many families seek external help -- foreign domestic helper. However, for new parents who have not had ...

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14 Precautions You Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Infection

The coronavirus "2019-nCoV", a.k.a  "Wuhan pneumonia", which outbreak started off in Wuhan, a city in mainland China, during December 2019, has now spread to other countries. For the real-time update of the numbers of confirmed cases, please see here. credit: Johns Hopkins CSSE As of 28 January 2020, there are 8 known cases in Hong Kong. The diagnosed patients were admitted and quarantined in hospitals. However, it is the coronavirus is airborne ...

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8 Secrets to Help Your Domestic Helper Become a Super Healthy Cook

One of our biggest challenges in life is trying to manage all the things we have to do. Between family, financial, and personal responsibilities, we have a lot on our plate. If you’re also trying to make your plate a healthy, delicious and nutritious one, it can sometimes be even harder to find the time to do it all. Eating food prepared in your own kitchen is really the best way ...

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5 domestic helper skills to take care of elders

5 Domestic Helper Skills To Look After Elderly

Population ageing has left Hong Kong with more than a million elders. It is not a surprise that a lot of domestic helpers are hired by families which need an extra hand to help taking care of the seniors. Yet, looking after elders requires a separate set of skills differs from that for kids. The following lists out the 5 important skills that a domestic helper should have when attending ...

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Measles Vaccination for Hong Kong Domestic Helpers

The Hong Kong government is providing free measles vaccination (“Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccines” (MMR vaccine)) services to foreign domestic helpers. Helpers can receive injections at designated clinics and group/ outreach vaccination activities through outsourced private medical organisations. Eligibility to receive free measles vaccinations People with medical proof of immunity (i.e. tested positive for measles immunoglobulin G) are not required to receive MMR vaccination. Foreign domestic helpers working in Hong Kong ...

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Hong Kong Protests: 6 Things Domestic Helpers Should Be Aware of

Series of protests in Hong Kong, which started since early June, have many Hong Kong people worried. While places not affected by protests are operating as usual, we have some suggestions as to what domestic helpers should be aware of: 1. Stay tuned to major events ahead: While small-scale, spontaneous protests are hard to predict and avoid, large-scale protests and demonstrations are planned ahead. Their date, time, and venue are announced some ...

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Domestic Workers’ Work Safety in Singapore

As with any profession, ensuring a safe working environment is of the utmost importance when employing a domestic helper. The safety and wellbeing of maids is the responsibility of their employers, who ultimately have to cover costs associated with medical care and insurance. The Ministry of Manpower provides easily-accessible guidelines on domestic helper employment, which include rules and recommendations on workplace safety. This issue should be discussed with your helper during ...

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