Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions

Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions by Renee Brossman (MA), School Counselor, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai My husband, two pre-teen children, our family pup, and I recently moved from the US to Shanghai and successfully completed our first year. The year leading up to the move was fraught with anxieties, fear, excitement and logistical challenges. … Continued

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child By Chantal Chen, occupational therapist at ELG, and Shining Sun, clinical psychologist at ELG, with writer Sam Lu   As the world becomes more and more interconnected, travelling for work is increasingly becoming a common part of many jobs. While for some it can be an exciting … Continued

How to Introduce Technology to Young Children: Toddlers, Tech and Tablets

How to Introduce Technology to Young Children: Toddlers, Tech and Tablets by Alison Fung, with Dr. Guanghai Wang, Clinical Psychologist and Sleep Specialist and Lei Jin, Educational Psychologist.   Most children these days are growing up surrounded by technology, with parents documenting their baby’s first steps on smartphone cameras from day one and later enjoying … Continued

When enough is enough

  When Enough is Enough by Shirani Alfreds It is time to ‘fess up. At least for me. I need to take a chill pill.  I’ve been running around in circles the past few months, unsatisfied with certain aspects of my older daughter’s schooling system. So, it was time to either fix the situation or take … Continued