Teenager Posture Problems: Tips For Parents
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Teenager Posture Problems: Tips For Parents

Slouching and poor postures seem to be an omnipresent trait of teenage awkwardness. In some children, sudden growth spurts made them seem taller overnight. This sudden height increase can be both exhilarating and terrifying at the same time for your child. In this post, we examine teenage posture problems and offer some tips for parents…

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…

Parenting Hacks You Need
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Parenting Hacks You Need

Being a mom is a full-time job, and learning how to juggle work and parenting can be really draining. Thankfully, some parents have figured out a few tricks of the trade that have kept their kids happy and us adults sane. Here are a few to get you started: HANG a shoe or shower caddy from…

How Parents Can Inspire Their Kids To Be Top Students
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How Parents Can Inspire Their Kids To Be Top Students

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to attend a workshop on how parents can help their children excel academically. With two primary school students in the demanding local school system, you bet I want to know how to help them. And when I was told that the speaker would be Alan Yip, I was immediately…

Your Solution To “Mummy Can We Have A Dog?”
Empowering Kids | Fun With Kids

Your Solution To “Mummy Can We Have A Dog?”

Don’t worry, this is not sexual harassment. My house guest is a bona-fide furry friend who shows her warmth by pawing and licking. Here’s how she came to stay with us. My kids have been pestering me for a pet. A dog to be more specific. Their sole mission is to break down the resistance (me)…

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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…

Featured in The Sunday Times Connect – Hugs or Yikes?
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Featured in The Sunday Times Connect – Hugs or Yikes?

Do you hug your kids enough? Are you generous with physical affectionate touch for your loved ones? We tell you in this post. My family is featured in a double page spread in the Sunday Times Connect today! The feature is on physical affection between family members and how generations past and future differ in…

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…

Review – Lollibox Crafts For Kids
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Review – Lollibox Crafts For Kids

This morning we received a wonderful birthday present – our very first LolliBox!! LolliBox is perfect for kids ages 3 to 7-years-old. Inside the box are all materials you need for the craft and step-by-step instructions to build it. The theme for our LolliBox is a DIY exploration kit. Inside the LolliBox are all sorts…

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…