- Vicki and Hyden Kho both do their best to raise Scarlet Snow like any other kid despite her growing popularity
- At the age of four, Scarlet is among the most followed celebrity kid on Instagram
- The couple make sure they make time to spend with Scarlet Snow
Doctors Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho seemed to be enjoying being parents to Scarlet now Belo who recently just turned 4 years old. Despite being popular and born in a well-off family, they try to raise her just like any other kid.
In a report by Smart Parenting authored by Kitty Elicay, Hayden credits his wife for many of Scarlet's positive traits.
“Si Vicki ang nagtuturo kay Scarlet how to be nurturing and caring. I really believe it’s the job of the dad to define the identity of the child, but there are things that a man cannot do and only a woman can do. ‘Yung pagiging malambing ni Scarlet, thinking of others, pagiging inclusive niya, it’s all from Vicki,” he said.
Hayden also pointed out the importance of giving time of the parents to be with their kids.
“As a matter of principle, parents should really carve out time for the kids.”
He then shared about an incident when Scarlet expressed disappointment because her dad seemed to be busy most of the time.
“Kumakain kami, and I was on my phone. Bawal mag-phone [while eating] pero nagkataon, wala pa ‘yung food and hawak-hawak ko ‘yung phone. Narinig ko si Vicki [asking Scarlet], ‘What’s wrong?’ All of a sudden, si Scarlet naka-sad face. I asked her, ‘Scarlet, are you sad? Why are you sad?’” he recalled.
Scarlet then answered, “Because I don’t feel you love me. You’re always busy. Even if we’re together, you’re always busy.”
This made him feel guilty and asked everyone to leave the room so they can talk to Scarlet alone.“I asked her, ‘Scarlet, why do you say you don’t feel loved?’ And she answers, ‘Because we’re always together, but you’re always busy at work. Even if you’re here, you’re still always busy.’ Talagang naiiyak siya,” Hayden said.
Bugged with guilt feelings, he apologized ti his daughter. “I told her, ‘You know what, Scarlet, if I were in your position, and everyone around me is super busy, I will also feel bad. So, I’m sorry Scarlet, if I’m always busy. Will you forgive me?”
He then promised to make more time with Scarlet Snow which made her smile.
The situation helped Hayden turn the tables, “When you’re on your iPad, you don’t talk to us anymore. You don’t make us pansin. So, sometimes, I [also] don’t feel loved,” he added.
Vicki also pointed out how important it is for the parents to listen to their children's feelings.
Victoria Gonzales Belo, popularly known as Vicki Belo is one of the most renowned dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons in the Philippines and abroad. Aside from her success in the field of medical profession, Dra. Belo is also an active speaker/lecturer in several organizations in the cosmetic surgery industry. She has also appeared in various Filipino movies such as Beauty in a Bottle, Rakenrol, and Sosy Problems.
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