Parenting

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Parenting Tips & Advice

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...

6 Life Skills Every Child Should Have To Triumph In The Real World

“So much to do, so little time.” This famous line uttered by the White Rabbit in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ aptly describes the lives of...

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...

Parent-Child Keepsake Journal Printable: Written Conversations

Conversations need not be verbal. Some children and, parents too, may enjoy writing to talking. That’s why we’ve put together a parent-child keepsake journal...

9 Essentials That Expectant Parents Should Prepare Ahead Of Baby’s Arrival

Preparing for a baby is a privilege, but to some it can sound rather intimidating. There are many questions to think about – should...

After A Little Day Out: Tips for Tackling Life’s Little Blotches – Art Stains!

I love it when my kids do art!Paint, crayons, markers, glitter, glue, ink and sometimes, even nail polish. It is so nice to see...

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...

Expert Advice: Help, What Should I Do If My Child Is Frightened of Lion Dances?

Have you ever excitedly brought your kids to watch a lion dance only to discover that they are frightened of the lions?For every child...

Answers to 10 Questions Parents Have About Minecraft

Let’s get this out of the way from the start.We are not encouraging kids to play Minecraft or to spend copious amounts of time...

How To Inculcate A Love For Reading In Young Children

To see your child curling up with a good book is such a joy. It signals the ability to experience the written word independently...

Teaching Children About Respect, Empathy, Prejudice And Privilege

The outrage over the death of George Floyd raised not just eyebrows but immense anger and caused destruction to many cities in America. While...

Family Conversation Starters For Kids Printable

Healthy conversations can lead to healthy relationships. That’s why we’ve put together a series of good conversation starters for kids and families. Family Conversation Starters...

Parenting Stories

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...

Wild Wild Wet Family Fun: Insider Tips from Siti Shahida

Siti Shahida is Assistant Manager, Guest Services at the Wild Wild Wet. We get to know her and find out about her role at...

GIVEAWAY: Oh My Mats

Are you reliant on screentime to get through mealtimes? You are not alone! The secret to gadget-free mealtimes is – #ohmymats reusable silicon mats!...

Heading Back To School: Gift, Blessing Or Blues?

After counting down to school reopening, it’s finally happening. The kids are heading back to school. But there’s still HBL.I try to look on...

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...

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...

Keeping it Real And Joyful: LOVE 972 DJ Kenneth Kong

Dads – we don’t often hear from them, yet their perspectives are often valuable and wise. This time, we speak with LOVE 972 DJ...

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...

The Socially Distanced Dad: Injecting Fun And Humour At Home

You might have seen a father, his child and their hilarious antics. Josiah Ng and three year old Tyler are protagonists of the social...

Sustainable Giving: Interview With Tong Yee, Families For Life Council Member

“We can only really give what we first possess. If we do not have love in our lives, it is hard to extend love...

Singapore Parenting Facebook Groups: Caring & Sharing Through Digital Communities

More than 200,000 people in Singapore are part of over 550 Singapore-centric parenting Facebook Groups. These groups allow parents to share resources, provide support...

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...

Interviews

Dyslexia Association Of Singapore Answers 7 Common Questions About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is an issue which some parents and their children struggle with and there can be many different misconceptions about this learning difficulty. Recently,...

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...

Tips on Parenting in the Digital Era: Interview with Carol Loi

The increase in usage of digital devices and applications can be seen as a progression but it can also have a negative impact when...

3 Minute Montessori: Mummy Jasmine On The Montessori Approach And Importance Of Talking About Coronavirus With Your Kids

Merely three minutes to teach your kids? Jasmine from 3 Minute Montessori (3MM) is all about sharing “three-minute” ways to help your child learn...

Stand Up Paddling with Kids: Interview with Rachel Ng

Find out more about Stand Up Paddling with Kids in the interview below.Mum of two, Rachel Charis Ng, 38, owns The Windsurfing Shop Pte Ltd, a...

Sentosa Buskers Festival: Interview with Local Busker Jay Che

The Sentosa Buskers Festival 2014 brings together street acts from Singapore and around the world for nine days of festive fun and performances around...

Behind the Bricks: An Interview with LEGOLAND® Malaysia’s Model Shop Manager

Stefan Bentivoglio has a passion for building LEGO installations, and you can tell he is genuinely excited when he talks about the creations at LEGOLAND...

[Video] A Buzz At BEE AMAZED Garden With John Chong

Meet Singapore's very own Bee Keeper and Educator. We visited the Bee Amazed Garden and chatted with John Chong on the buzz about bees,...

Make a Wish Come True: Interview with Dr. Keith Goh, Chairman, Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore

Few things move the heart more than a sick child. At Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore, it is not only the hearts that are moved but the...

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...

[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...

Lessons From Preschool Market’s Co-Founder & Homeschooling Parent Of Four

It’s rare to see a family that does it all - homeschools, starts a social enterprise, has FOUR kids, and still finds time to...