Parenting

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Parenting Tips & Advice

11 Tips On How To Talk To Your Child About Politics And The General Elections

Children must have lots of questions seeing the party banners on the streets, the news constantly switched on to election updates or watching election...

How To Pick Just-Right Books For Early Readers

When your child is ready to start reading on his or her own, there are some things to consider when selecting books for early...

Preparing Your Child For Preschool or Kindergarten (And Yourself Too)!

Going to school for the very first time can be a nerve-wrecking experience, particularly for preschoolers who have never been to school. Sometimes, routines,...

Ask The Experts: Contemporary vs Classical Music Lessons

So you’re thinking of sending your child for music lessons. Easy! What instrument? Piano or keyboard? Maybe drums.. or, hey, guitar? Wait, it’s not...

Parent-Child Date Ideas: How To Spend One-To-One Bonding Time Together

When it comes to maintaining a strong and healthy marriage, experts say every day can and should be Valentine’s Day. Making the time daily...

Coping With Stress During Crisis: Dr Elly Sabrina From Families For Life Shares

If you’ve been feeling a palpable sense of loss of control, you are not alone. 6 in 10 mothers face stress during the Circuit...

5 Things To Know About Antibiotic Usage Before Your Next Doctor Visit

Your little one has had the sniffles for a few days. Now the poor child is coughing badly and a temperature check confirms a...

How To Prepare An Older Child For New Baby

The transition from one to two children is a significant. Just as it’s a big change for you as parents, it’s an even bigger...

Six Tips For Planning A Timetable Or Schedule With Your Kids

Our school-going children often face a multitude of things to do. Homework, revision, music practice and training sessions – many of these activities can...

Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf? What You Need To Know About These Early Childhood Methodologies

You have probably heard of at least one of the early childhood philosophies – Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Waldorf. You might see different preschools...

The Encouragement Sandwich

The Ministry of Education's new parenting Instagram page recently shared an idea which we thought was useful advice for parents. It was about how...

4 Ways To Prepare A Child To Go Back To School

Schools in Singapore reopen from 2 June 2020. Having been at home for the last few weeks together, making the transition to return to...

Parenting Stories

The Saga Tree – A Heartwarming Tale of Nature And Intergenerational Love

Lately I’ve been thinking about grandparent – grandchildren relationships. I’m grateful for the ones my children enjoy with all four of their grandparents and...

A Mum Shares How Hari Raya Adilfitri Is Different This Year And How She Is Celebrating At Home

The pandemic has put a pause or scaled down celebratory events for some time. While this has dampened the spirits of many Muslims celebrating...

Just “Being”: What I’ve Not Done While At Home

If I were to sum up what I observe on my social media feed nowadays, it would mainly be posts about “what-I-did”, “what-you-should-do” and...

Filmmaker Stefen Chow Shares His Resilience-Building Parenting Tips And Conquering The Challenges Amidst COVID-19

Few can boast of summiting Mount Everest, but Stefen Chow, father of two can.Now a filmmaker and photographer, Stefan is known for his solo...

Father Dishes Out Everyday Advice Through “Dad, How Do I” YouTube Channel

Rob Kenney grew up without his father after his parents got divorced. When he became a dad, he focused on raising his children well...

PSLE Fuel Pack: Mum’s Calling Shares Tips To Encourage P6s Taking PSLE

Thursday, 13 August marks the start of the 2020 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), kicking off with oral examinations over the next two days....

Soft Toy Hospital: TLC For Well-Loved Toys

In each household, there’s a high chance that a family member or two has a beloved stuffed toy or “chou chou” that has followed...

Little Day Out Interview With Pris Quek: A SAHM Shares How She Makes Memories Count

Some people may think Singapore is a highly sterile and unexciting place to raise a child. But Pris Quek, a Stay Home Mum begs...

The Model Parent

About a month ago I had my first crawling experience in decades. We were then at a children's playground after a visit to a...

3 WheelingTots: Family Life Adventures

If you are a parent with young children, you would probably have come across the 3 WheelingTots YouTube channel. The channel has more than...

Keep Off: Online Game To Teach Kids How To Stay Safe During The Pandemic

Play a game online and learn how to stay cautious and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Keep Off is an online game released by...

CHALK Academy Shares How to Nurture Trilingual Children with Simple Home Learning Materials

It’s challenging enough to nurture bilingual children. How about trilingual children? Betty from California runs a very popular site CHALK Academy which contains plenty...

Interviews

[Video] Battle Of The Fathers

In celebration of Father's Day, we had a fun showdown between two dad-and-child teams. Who reigned as champion in this showdown? Watch to find...

Interview with Shijia Wang: Food Adventures With Ang Ku Kueh Girl At ION Sky

ION Sky, 56 storeys above Orchard Road, is known for its sweeping views of Singapore. But, those views are not the only things the...

[Video] Food from the Heart Singapore’s Community Shop @ Mountbatten

The Community Shop is one of Food from the Heart Singapore's initiatives towards #givingbetter and closing the gap between the needy and Singapore’s rising...

Soft Toy Hospital: TLC For Well-Loved Toys

In each household, there’s a high chance that a family member or two has a beloved stuffed toy or “chou chou” that has followed...

Meet-a-Paleontologist: Conversations on Curiosity with Dr Jack Horner

It is not often that one gets to meet a paleontologist, especially one of Dr Jack Horner’s standing.Dr Horner is one of America’s best-known...

[Video] A Chat About Motherhood – With Little Day Out’s Mums

Little Day Out's mums get together for a chat about motherhood, things they never expected that they would end up doing as a mum and how...

Ames Chen, Author Of The Invisible People Series, Shares How To Encourage Kindness And Inclusivity in Children

Bringing up children who are kind and compassionate, unprejudiced and empathetic is probably a goal for many. It isn’t an easy task given how...

Interview With Sher-li Torrey, Mums@Work Founder & Families For Life Council Member

Sher-li Torrey is a member of the Families for Life Council, which promotes strong and resilient families. Sher-li is also founder and director of...

SAFRA Swim for Hope: Why One Father Is Participating In This Charity Swim Again

SAFRA’s Swim For Hope 2018 takes place from 12 to 14 October 2018 at SAFRA Jurong, Tampines, Toa Payoh and Yishun clubs.This annual charity...

[Video] A Chat With Melissa Mak From Fizzicle Kombucha

Kombucha, the fermented tea with health benefits, is having a comeback! We sit down with Melissa Mak from Fizzicle to find out all one...

Ah Guo Shares His Whimsical, Dreamy illustrations And Advice for Little Aspiring Artists

You would have seen Ah Guo’s illustrations or read his columns in Lian He Zao Bao, or even seen Ah Guo merchandise sold at...

2Mamas4Kids: Home Learning And Living In The Midst Of The nCoV Outbreak

Ever wonder how mums do it all? Kids, chores, work, plus home learning – and more! We believe that having a “tribe” that shares...