Training & Development – Meiling Wong-Chainani
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Training & Development – Meiling Wong-Chainani

“Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.” ~Ann Voskamp I began my training career as a Training Manager for the non-profit organization AWARE. My main task was to promote the newly launched Workplace Sexual Harassment program and to organize training sessions for the public to learn more about…

Universal Scribbles Featured In The Media
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Universal Scribbles Featured In The Media

Universal Scribbles (US) has the good fortune to be featured on national television and the local newspapers on several occasions. Come check out where we have appeared in the media. Featured On National Television 2012 — “Tiger Mummies” Amy Chua’s witty, awe-inspiring and provocative memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” caused such an uproar…

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Contributor: The Asian Parent

theAsianparent is a publication under Tickled Media Pte Ltd. It is currently the largest parenting website in South East Asia with over 1.7 million visits monthly and reaches out to over 300,000 mums on Facebook. Aside from contributing articles to their publication, I also collaborate with the marketing team to write reviews for their clients (check out…

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Contributor: Suitcases & Strollers

I am a contributor at:  What is Suitcases & Strollers? suitcases&strollers is an online magazine that provides inspiration for intrepid travellers with young kids. Beyond the theme parks and child-centric resorts, suitcases&strollers has ideas about family holidays that are culturally and intellectually stimulating for adults who love to travel – that can still be done with children….

Featured in The Sunday Times – Getting Paid For Blogging
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Featured in The Sunday Times – Getting Paid For Blogging

One of the many things I love about blogging is being asked to review products, places or services. Getting paid for them is a wonderful added bonus. So when I was approached for a quote by The Sunday Times on their feature article “Getting Paid For Blogging” (Life section, 11 May 2014), I was happy…

Blog Purpose – Be Brave. I Dare You.
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Blog Purpose – Be Brave. I Dare You.

If you are starting your blog or thinking about revamping it, here’s a tip from top blogger Ron Dawson: “The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful.”  So when the Singapore Mom Bloggers (SMB) hosted a bloggers’ workshop…

Contributor: I Love Children
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Contributor: I Love Children

 I am a contributor at:  What is I Love Children? I Love Children (ILC) is a voluntary welfare organization set up in September 2005 with the purpose of keeping Singapore young – by advocating a higher priority to having children, and promoting a society where children are loved and mainstreamed.We celebrate children and the joy…

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40 Positive Mantras To Think About

Life sometimes present difficult moments to test our resilience. Positive thinking and mantras help me navigate through these moments with inspired solace or solution.  I derived my mantras from different sources such as movies, books, speakers, gurus, even television shows. Studies have shown that positive thinking can help with stress management and better health, two very important components…

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Contributor – FlexiWerkz

I am a contributor at:  What is Flexiwerkz? Flexiwerkz is Singapore’s only independent Social Enterprise promoting Flexible Work Arrangements or FWA.  Our aim is to encourage companies to hasten the adoption of flexible work solutions so that there is a broad spectrum of options available.  FlexiWerkz.com strives to be the best one-stop information resource giving…

Asian Digital Mum – The New Market Segment
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Asian Digital Mum – The New Market Segment

If you have a product or service to sell, theAsianparent.com recommends that you market to the Asian mums – they are the new digital market! This is according to the findings of their recent survey by the leading digital parenting publisher in Southeast Asia. Over ten thousand mums from four Asian countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and…

Featured In The Asian Digital Mum Panel
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Featured In The Asian Digital Mum Panel

This morning, Tickled Media released the findings of their survey on The Asian Digital Mum Report. As part of their revelation, they invited a panel of four “Digital Mums” to discuss the trend of Asian mothers and their usage on social media. I was very honored to be one of the Asian Digital Mums. The…

Featured On BlogTV.sg — Tiger Moms in Singapore?
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Featured On BlogTV.sg — Tiger Moms in Singapore?

Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, caused such a furor that when it hits the Asian shores, all Asian moms were up in arms. Are we Tiger moms? Or are we not? In my own capacity as an Asian mom, I confess that I am strict on certain aspects like mannerisms and academics but also…

Featured In The Sunday Times Connect – Share With Care
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Featured In The Sunday Times Connect – Share With Care

We are so excited to be featured in The Sunday Times (Singapore)!  What made this so exciting is that this is the FIRST time my son and I shared  the same media space and were interviewed together. He was in reporter Eve Yap’s own words “quite mature for his age”. I’m also very happy to see…

Featured In Social Media Week: Growing Up On Facebook
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Featured In Social Media Week: Growing Up On Facebook

How much exposure is TOO MUCH? This was the discussion focus in Growing Up On Facebook, one of a series of provoking topics discussed during the Social Media Week (SMW). Terrance Tang, Me, Kelvin Ang, Paul Gage and Felicia Chin I was invited to participate as a panel speaker from a parent’s perspective – do…

Work: Dealing With Email Overflow
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Work: Dealing With Email Overflow

It’s Monday morning and your inbox says you have 200 NEW emails! Are you drowning in a flood of emails after each weekend, and especially during the public holidays? Are you struggling to control your emails in what seems like inbox hell? If you find yourself checking your emails periodically during the weekends, or booking…