Thomas Chan and Teresa Lee, authors of popular parenting book series A+ Parents (A+父母) from Hong Kong recently spoke to groups of parents and educators in Jiangsu Province, China to share their secrets in raising three successful children. Thomas and Teresa have been emphasizing on the importance for children to establish Eight "SELF": self-esteem, self-confidence, self-love, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, self-determination, self-reflection and self-discipline. To them, effective and positive discipline is about guiding children instead of just forcing them to obey.
FIRST SESSION Date: March 30, 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: Yuqingting Boutique Hotel, Yangzhou
Presented by: Heima Training Institute
Date: March 31, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: Zhijian Bookstore, Suzhou
Presented by: RYB Learning Center
"There are three roles as a parent: mentor, friend, and navigator," said Thomas and Teresa.
Parent and educator attendees at Zhijian Bookstore, Suzhou.
Educator among the attendees mentioned that parents nowadays value achievement and results over empathy and caring.
Audience from Heima Training Institute.
Their advice on one of the simplest ways to improve a child's behaviour is to be more consistent, and both parents have to act and respond together in similar ways.