Primary One Registration in Local Schools: Criteria & Strategy (2020)
Primary (7 - 12) | Singapore Schools

Primary One Registration in Local Schools: Criteria & Strategy (2020)

Registering your child for Primary One is an exciting affair for the parents and the child. It can be also be a nerve-wrecking for parents who need to ballot for a place during the registration. In this post, we’ll share what you need to prepare/bring for the registration process and some strategies that parents employ...
Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary One in New School Year!
Empowering Kids | Learning Skills | Primary (7 - 12)

Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary One in New School Year!

Now that your child has been accepted to your preferred primary school, the next step is the fun and exciting part for you and your child - getting ready to start primary one in the new school year. Primary school is a lot bigger to accommodate students from six different levels and your little one...
Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child
Education | Engaging Parents | Preschool (2 - 6) | Primary (7 - 12)

Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child

Location, proximity to home, and the reputation of the school are some of the criteria parents look at before they decide on the primary school to register their child in formal education. Other criteria that determine a primary school include the entry criteria such as if the entering child has any older siblings already studying…

Fun Activities For Kids That Are Free in Singapore
Fun With Kids | Money | Singapore

Fun Activities For Kids That Are Free in Singapore

The COVID -19 situation may have put a dent in our pockets. But that does not mean that we parents cannot be ingenious. Once we get the all clear, you can make plans to bring your kids to these places. Best news is, you can visit them at very little cost or FREE.   1….

Talking Point: Do Good PSLE Grades for Kids Matter?
Engaging Parents | Live Appearances | PSLE

Talking Point: Do Good PSLE Grades for Kids Matter?

When you have a child in his/her last year in primary school and will be sitting for the national Primary School Leaving Exam (PSLE) at the end of the year, you automatically become a PSLE mom. My second child is sitting for her PSLE this year and I am a bundle of nerves as much…

11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions
Education | Empowering Kids | Primary (7 - 12) | Study Skills

11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions

A compelling start to your story grabs your reader’s attention. The readers in this instance, are most likely your school teachers. Having read hundreds, if not thousands of primary school compositions, the ability to still arrest your school teachers’ attention gives your composition an edge in grades over your peers. Your introduction should be interesting….

Gain Perspectives Into Your Kids Future Education & Career Pathways
Reviews by Us | Teenagers | Workshops

Gain Perspectives Into Your Kids Future Education & Career Pathways

Any parent out there who hopes their children will find something they love to do but does not get paid much for it? I didn’t think so. As Asian parents, we worry about our children’s future and plan their education paths strategically because we love them and desire for them to flourish and “do well”…

A Parent’s Guide. Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary School
Education | Featured Slider | Guides | Singapore Schools

A Parent’s Guide. Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary School

It's a milestone moment when your child reach the age to enter formal school — Primary One. Many parents have a lot of questions such as "which primary school is the right one?" or "What are the criteria to consider in choosing a school?" We get it. That's why we put together this comprehensive Parent's Guide...
Christmas Shopping at Fairs and Bazaars
Engaging Parents | Lifestyle

Christmas Shopping at Fairs and Bazaars

Tis the season… for Christmas Shopping. Did you go shopping this Black Friday weekend? Many of us would have taken this opportunity to start our Christmas shopping. The discounts online and in retail are hard to resist. In the spirit of shopping mania, we are sharing more places where you can shop. In this post,…

Parent Your Child. Raise Them Well.
Education | Empowering Kids

Parent Your Child. Raise Them Well.

I get very tensed this time of the year (Sep/Oct). Not because it is the exam period, but because in circulation are a lot of publications and National televised programs warning us parents NOT to stress our children and pointing an accusing finger at us for causing insurmountable unhappiness to our kids’ childhood years. Every year…

National Geographic LIVE! with Tristram Stuart
Education | Giveaways | Reviews by Us

National Geographic LIVE! with Tristram Stuart

I am a firm believer that education should not be confined to a classroom. We visit museums and art galleries to educate our kids on the finer things in life. We travel widely and regularly to expose them to cultures from a wider world, and we highlight issues and social norms that may affect their…

Big Bang Legends – Changing the way our kids learn.
Kids Say | Preschool (2 - 6) | Reviews by Us

Big Bang Legends – Changing the way our kids learn.

Picture this! Kids are playing on their digital devices, and the parents are smiling and fully supportive of them doing so. Is it a dream (or nightmare)? Absolutely NOT!!  There is a NEW game in town that is both educational and fun for your kids! This game is developed by the best game developers in…

5 Basic Study Skills for Primary 1 to 3 Students
Empowering Kids | Primary (7 - 12) | Study Skills

5 Basic Study Skills for Primary 1 to 3 Students

Want to help your kids to score well in primary school? Here are 5 basic skills parents can foster to ensure that they have a smoother academic path in their future school years. 1) Reading Skills Reading is an essential skill for every subject that your child will study now and later in Secondary school. Other than reading to…

PSLE: How To Score A-star in Composition Writing
Education | Primary (7 - 12) | PSLE | Study Skills

PSLE: How To Score A-star in Composition Writing

“Scoring an ‘A’ or ‘A*’ in his/her composition writing is achievable,” says my son’s English form teacher at the beginning of PSLE year (2016). The skeptic in me though was not convinced. While English has always been my son’s strongest subject, he still struggles with composition and hovers in the above average marks. Having a…

Students Guide To Setting Goals For Academic Success
Empowering Kids | Study Skills

Students Guide To Setting Goals For Academic Success

Successful people set goals that they can achieve. They aim for it, plan a strategy to achieve their goals and work in that general direction. Even if they do not achieve their goals, they are heading in the direction that allows them to enjoy success. Top athletes, successful businesses and inspiring youths like our very…