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Love Connection

Why attachment parenting is not the same as secure attachment

In the months leading up to birth, a pregnant woman begins to read about childrearing, including a book called Attachment Parenting by pediatrician William Sears and registered nurse Martha Sears. They advocate for a collection of seven practices they call […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Family, Health|0 Comments
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Safer Driving

With increasing volumes of traffic coming in to Ho Chi Minh City on a daily basis, Family Medical Practice has recently made efforts to address driver safety on our roads. Last month, as a part of this initiative, International Road Safety Specialist (MPH) Roy Ben Eliezer […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Family, Health|0 Comments
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Air Pet

Relocating can be confusing and scary—for you and for your pets—but it doesn’t have to be if you’re well prepared

There are many things to consider when you begin to plan for the relocation of your pet, with the animal’s comfort being the top priority for […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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V For Vaccination

Making sure your animals are vaccinated against common diseases is an important part of owning pets

Vaccination, or immunization, is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity. The vaccination will only be able to make the antibody, which […]

By |May 31st, 2018|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Screen Time

The double-edged sword of allowing kids to play video games

You know them. You’ve played them. Today video games seem to be everywhere. Even an innocuous travel application like TripAdvisor has gamified elements that allow you to use it better and urge you to use it more. Marketing […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Special Needs

Identifying if a pupil is SEN or EAL when learning another language

“When we learn to speak a different language, we learn to see a bigger world.” These days, this simple statement in its context premise probably would not find many opponents. With so many language centers and […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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More Than Skin Deep

The medical tourism industry is booming and Vietnam is tapping into the market

Vietnam’s got sandy beaches, ancient history and topnotch restaurants, but that’s not why tourists are flocking here: they’re coming for the health care. Medical tourism is a booming industry thanks to affordable prices, cutting […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Features, Health|0 Comments
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I Love You, I Hate You

Young people don’t love their devices as much as we think they do. In fact, they want our help disconnecting from them

When I was interviewing college students about technology, one young woman told me how—after getting mugged for her smartphone on a Chicago bus—she chased her muggers off the bus and […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Curious About Cupping

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of healing that has been used for many different purposes more than 3,500 years

According to an article on positivehealthwellness.com by Karen Reed, there are numerous scientifically proven benefits to cupping therapy, which includes helping the body recover from weaknesses due to […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Features, Health|0 Comments
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Experience The Difference

It is a responsibility that some parents may find daunting: finding the right school for their child. We speak with Ms. Nhung Nguyen, Head of Admissions at International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) to hear some of the common challenges and questions parents have when searching for a […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments