Growing Kids

A CHILD’S BATTLE LIVING WITH HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE

  A CHILD’S BATTLE LIVING WITH HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE Written by Lisa Ambrose Guest Writer Rozana Tiwing, mother to little Noah who is born with Hirschsprung’s Disease shares the positive recovery after the operation. Noah Lester, a 3-year old boy from Kampung Baru Bingkor, Keningau was born with a rare genetic disease called Hirschsprung’s (HIRSH-sproongz) disease. It’s a condition that affects the large intestine (colon) and causes problems …

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MAKING FITNESS EASY FOR MOTHERS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

COMFORT ZONE MAKING FITNESS EASY FOR MOTHERS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN Written by Stella Matilda   Comfort Zone is an all Women and Kids-Friendly Gym located in Kota Kinabalu. Their passion for empowering mothers and children to live fit and healthy lives are reflected in everything they do.   The creators of Comfort Zone are mothers and they quickly realize the need of such facilities to cater to …

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FAMILY FINANCIAL PLANNING MADE EASY

FAMILY FINANCIAL PLANNING MADE EASY Written by Stella Matilda Managing your family’s finances is not easy. In addition to the cost of raising your kids, saving for retirement, college tuition, home loans and much more. Nevertheless, finding balance for your family’s short and long term financial goals is possible. CMA Consultancy is a one-stop financial consultation firm consist of professional Financial Planning Experts in helping families like yourself. By creating a …

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The Importance of Educating the Whole Child

By Nicky Russell | Head of Primary Kinabalu International School www.kis.edu.myWe live in a global economy that requires our students to be prepared to think both critically and creatively, evaluate huge amounts of information, solve complex problems, and communicate effectively. A strong foundation in reading, writing, mathematics, and other core subjects is still as important …

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How Can An International School Benefit My Child?

Panel of Educational Experts | Kinabalu International School (KIS) Many parents put a lot of thought and deliberation into choosing the right school for their child. In Kota Kinabalu there are various options available, including government schools, Chinese schools, private schools and international schools. All of these educational institutions employ different curricula and approaches to …

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A hole in the heart, toddler Nurnafisyah’s Story

  Real Life Story:  A hole in the heart, Toddler Nurnafisyah Jafarlie’s Story. Siti Nurnafisyah Jafarlie was only 4 months old baby when the doctor discovered she had ventricular septal defect (VSD) or commonly known as hole in the heart. “We were surprised, sad and heartbroken when the doctor informed us about her heart condition. …

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Is Your Toddler A Picky Eater?

Written by Dr. Liaw Yun Haw Paediatrics Medicine, KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital Many young children are thought by their parents to eat poorly. Although a majority of the children are mildly affected, a small percentage has a feeding disorder. Picky eaters are children who consume an inadequate variety of foods through rejection of both familiar …

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