Parenting

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Parenting Tips & Advice

5 Fun Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Children

Before I became a mum, I imagined lazy days exploring playgrounds, and staying in with my daughter to craft or play with homemade rainbow...

8 Useful Exam Preparation Tips To Gear Up For Success

As we embark on exam season, you might be feeling frantic about exam preparation. Be it the first time or the tenth time facing...

The Anxious Parent’s Guide To Choosing A Preschool In Singapore

Hunting for the right preschool in Singapore can be nerve-wracking, especially for first-time parents. We think there are many great preschools in Singapore and...

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...

After A Little Day Out: Tips for Tackling Life’s Little Blotches – Bodily Fluids!

If I have learnt anything from having twin boys is that they never come back in the same outfit as the one that they...

How To Prepare For Your Child’s First Time At Nursery

When your little one goes off to nursery for the first time, it may feel like an end of a big chapter. It might...

How To Support New Parents: What Parents With New Babies Wished Visitors Knew

Welcoming a newborn into the family is an exciting event, and after going through a rollercoaster of emotions, the best thing that friends and...

The Importance Of Car Seats And How To Choose One

Recently, I was almost in a car accident with my two boys in the car. We were using a ride-sharing service, when the driver didn’t...

100 Day Celebrations & Parties: Keeping It Simple, Pocket-Friendly and Memorable

Times have changed and full month parties are getting rarer while 100 day celebrations for babies are all the rage these days. 100 day...

Top 5 Apps For Parents With Young Children That I Keep On My Phone

The contents of my phone have changed drastically since becoming a mum. Pre-children, my phone was dedicated to reading emails, the news, social media,...

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...

15+ Favourite Chinese Cartoons and Productions For Kids To Learn Chinese At Home

Many parents, including myself, face the struggle in appreciating Chinese as both a language and school subject. The key to mastering Chinese according to...

Parenting Stories

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...

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Pays Tribute And Makes An Impassioned Case For Teachers

When we hear of Dave Grohl releasing something new, it is usually a record or single. After all, the ex-Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fitspo Mum Sophie Gollifer Shares Her Ways To Keep Fit For Busy Parents

Parents with young children, especially mums, often feel overwhelmed with never ending responsibilities and little time for self-care. But making time for some time...

New MOE “Parenting With You” Instagram Account Dispenses Tips For Those With School-Going Kids

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has launched a new Parenting With You Instagram account as part of efforts to directly engage with parents on...

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...

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...

Interviews

Interview with a Koala Keeper at the Singapore Zoo

“Mommy, mommy, why do the koalas look so sleepy all the time?”Planning a visit to the Singapore Zoo during the June school holidays?  Be...

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...

The Pittodrie Pirates Series: An Interview with Lynette Morrison

In the world of children’s books, there are those primarily filled with pictures and others filled mainly with text. This makes the progression from...

Behind The Scenes: Conversations with Bang Wenfu – Music from the Heart

Little Day Out has a chat with I Theatre's Puss in Boots’ songwriter Bang Wenfu, and gets into the groove of how music makes...

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...

Little Day Out Interviews: Dr Lee Song Choon, Deputy Director, KidsSTOP and Life Sciences, Science Centre Singapore

Little Day Out speaks with Dr Lee Song Choon, Deputy Director of KidsSTOP and Life Sciences, Science Centre Singapore, as part of the Our Little Day Out...

Adventure Time with Books: Interview with Carina Hales

Most people do not regularly have campfires and toast marshmallows with their kids at bedtime.Sound like a silly idea? Not when it provides a...

Fun And Fitness Go Hand-In-Hand At SuperPark Singapore: Interview With Mark Kumarasinhe, SuperPark Asia CEO

SuperPark is a new indoor activity park at Suntec City which is scheduled to open on 17 November 2018. With 40,000 square feet of...

Cheekiemonkies’ Perfect Little Day Out

The perfect little day out is one that involves nature, says Kelvin Ang, the dad behind well-known parenting blog Cheekiemonkies. “My kids love nature - whether...

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!...

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...

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...