10 tips to help your child manage stress – A Student’s Guide
Empowering Kids | Study Skills

10 tips to help your child manage stress – A Student’s Guide

Kids experience stress just as adults do. The only difference is that kids may not recognise the emotions or symptoms of stress or know how to manage them. That’s when we see meltdowns or manifestations of undesirable behaviours like lethargy, being snappy and irritable, rebelliousness etc. What stresses kids out? Kids get stressed out the…

How To Spot Stress Symptoms & Help Your Child De-stress
Empowering Kids

How To Spot Stress Symptoms & Help Your Child De-stress

This post sheds some light on how to identify the symptoms manifested by kids and what can be done to help them de-stress. Stress is our natural way of responding to the demands of our ever-changing world. Although we all experience changes and demands regularly, the degree that these changes and demands made on each of…

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…

Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?
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Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?

This viral video made its rounds on social media and made hundreds of moms and dads cry. As part of its new social campaign “to inspire and instil the values of perseverance and a #NeverGiveUp attitude among school-going children” during the upcoming exam season, MILO® Singapore showcased how having a resilient (#NeverGiveUp) attitude help these students overcome exam pressures, especially the daunting Primary…

Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools
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Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools

Singapore education is tough on their students. Elizabeth Knight-Hassell, who has lived here most of her life with her British citizens parents, attended and graduated from an elite Singapore primary school. She is currently attending an International School in Singapore.  In the first year at the International School, she was tasked to write a reflective...
8 Exam Stress Busters For Parents and Kids
Primary (7 - 12) | Secondary (13 - 17)

8 Exam Stress Busters For Parents and Kids

Exams are an inevitable part of our children’s lives. And so is the stress that comes with it. Therefore, developing a strategy to manage the exam period and teaching our kids to be resilient against exam stress are essential skills to empower them for life. Here are some strategies I have adopted that helps me get through…