Recently in May, there was a heart-wrenching accident that happened on the west side of Singapore. It was about a six-year-old kid that was run over by a bus. With due respect to the mourning family, we decided to broach the subject later. Put the why, how and who is to blame aside and think,… Continue reading Do Your Kids Know Road Safety?
As grown-ups, many of us are crippled by uncertainty when faced with tough situations or choices. Some of us tend to make self-destructive decisions, repeatedly demonstrating poor judgment. As much as we want to avoid mistakes, no one is born with perfect judgment and the ability to always make smart choices. It takes a combination… Continue reading Helping Your Children Develop Good Judgment
Some babies are cat-nappers who wake up in shock and are too afraid to put themselves back to sleep. This can be a problem when they need rest and when you need time for yourself. Fret not, though! Here are four tips for a no-cry nap that will make everyone happier. Determine napping patterns Start… Continue reading The No-Cry Nap Solution
Most babies aren’t accustomed to falling asleep without being held in our arms or sleeping alone the whole night. Your baby may require just a little help from you to achieve that milestone on their own. Start sleep-training your baby as early on as you are comfortable with it so that they can go to… Continue reading 3 Steps to Take When Sleep-Training Your Baby
Homeschooling is teaching in an informal setting outside the formal premise of a school. It can be conducted by a child’s parents or tutors and an alternative to the conventional schooling system. Even though Singapore’s education system is well-established, some parents choose to break away from the traditional route of classroom pedagogy. How does it… Continue reading Is Homeschooling Something Only Super Mums Should Consider?
New additions to the family can be both exhilarating and distressing for everyone — especially your older child or children. As much as you may expect them to be thrilled, it’s rarely a smooth transition for older siblings. Truth is, they face more drawbacks from these new relationships than we like to admit, so it… Continue reading Planting the Seeds for a Strong Sibling Bond
Last week we got the ball rolling with tips on laying the foundation for a wholesome relationship with your child. In case you missed it, read it here. The second part of this article dives into the deeper things that fortify a closer relationship with your child. Trust – The Building Blocks of a Wholesome… Continue reading Fostering a Wholesome Relationship With Your Child – Part 2
In our previous article, we sited 7 things that you should not do for Mother’s Day. Apart from just getting her flowers and cakes, there are more that could be done. Here are 7 things you can do to make your mother a very happy woman for Mother’s Day. The Dos 1) Make Breakfast Making… Continue reading 7 Things You Can Do for Mother’s Day
Everyone aspires to raise healthy, contented, and well-behaved children while being a good parent. Albeit seemingly improbable, don’t we all dream to live in a home where the need for thorough discipline becomes redundant? It isn’t unattainable. Building a wholesome relationship with your child is not as difficult as it sounds. The key is to… Continue reading Fostering a Wholesome Relationship With Your Child – Part 1