Asian Values: Modelling Respect For His Students
Engaging Parents | Fun With Kids

Asian Values: Modelling Respect For His Students

In our Chinese custom, respect for your elders trumps most other values. Hence, I was not surprised when we enroll our son in a local Chinese school, the first thing the school principal taught the newly accepted primary one students during orientation was to bow in respect whenever they see an adult, be they teachers, principals or…

Stop Bullying!
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Stop Bullying!

STOP bullying in its tracks! Sign this petition started by Michigan High School student Katy Butler to give the movie Bully a PG-13 rating so that kids, especially teenagers can watch it and be aware of the stark realities of bullying. “Please sign my petition and demand that the MPAA give “Bully” a PG-13 so this…

Event Listing

World’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair

Parents! The World’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair, SmartKids Asia is back! Mark your calendar for the most fun and educational event in Asia! WHEN? 16 – 18 March 2012 (11am – 9pm /8pm on 18th) WHERE? Singapore Expo Hall 5 (how to get there) SmartKids Asia is a comprehensive fair that offers a wealth of resources for the Singaporean parent and…

Travelling with Kids: Indian Street Kid – Lost & Found
India | Travel Journals | Travel With Kids

Travelling with Kids: Indian Street Kid – Lost & Found

This is my guide, Iqbal.  He was a street kid who once roamed the dusty streets of India. This is the story of how he became a street kid. This is his story. Iqbal  was born in a poor labour-class family. He was barely five when his parents separated or divorced, he doesn’t know which….

The Eternal Homework Battle
Primary (7 - 12)

The Eternal Homework Battle

Today, I was at the gym waiting for my daughter to finish her gym class.  It’s an hour-long class and armed with my coffee shop coffee, I sat down to do some writing.  But I got distracted – at the next table, a battle was in full swing.  I stared intently at my laptop and…