Coronavirus Outbreak: 5 Teachable Moments for Parents to Impart
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 5 Teachable Moments for Parents to Impart

Everyone has been on high alert since the coronavirus landed on our local shores. Parents in particular are concerned about how the coronavirus affects our children when we send them off to school. Aside from understanding what is the coronavirus, what symptoms to look out for and what to do when a member falls ill,…

Proper Way To Wash Your Hands

Proper Way To Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your family, and others from getting sick. Clean hands can stop germs or viruses from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals. Handwashing is a good personal hygiene habit to acquire at a young age….

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…

Asia’s First SpongeBob Run – Singapore
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Asia’s First SpongeBob Run – Singapore

Nickelodeon’s first ever SpongeBob Run in Asia flagged off in Singapore on an overcast Saturday afternoon (6 August) at Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa. My son is sitting for his PSLE this year, so I coaxed my 10-year-old daughter to be my companion for this fun run. What made this run enticing for us is the QUEST to find Patrick…

Lost And Found: Our Quest At SpongeBob Run Singapore
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Lost And Found: Our Quest At SpongeBob Run Singapore

It began as a quest to locate Patrick, SpongeBob’s best friend at Nickelodeon’s first ever SpongeBob Run in Asia, but when you lose your daughter in a yellow sea of runners, you panic! Here is what happened… We arrived at Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa on an overcast Saturday afternoon. Thinking that the race might be about to begin,…

Tips To Good Oral Health For Kids — A Colgate Review
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Tips To Good Oral Health For Kids — A Colgate Review

At the recent launch of Colgate SAN toothpaste, a revolution and only family anti-cavity toothpaste that claims to the directly fight sugar acids in plaque, Children’s Dentistry Specialist from The Oral Care Centre, Dr Ng Jing Jing shares some valuable tips to help our children acquire good oral health.   Restrict meal times to 15 minutes. It…

Colours of My Child’s Mind

Colours of My Child’s Mind

Like most kids, mine are busy with school, tuition, extracurricular activities and their friends. Most days we are happy Joes with the occasional unhappy scuffles over school work. And like most parents, I harbour great desires and expectations to see my children achieve noteworthy success. More importantly, I want them to be happy, confident and resilient kids. But…