From Tired Skin to Wow Complexion: A Pre+Probiotics Facial Retreat
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From Tired Skin to Wow Complexion: A Pre+Probiotics Facial Retreat

The effects of working from home have caused most of us to abandon our regular skincare routines. Our newly acquired practice to wear masks when we are out and about has also given rise to a new condition called “maskne” (mask + acne). This is especially common for those of us with existing skin conditions…

Home-based Learning Kit for Parents (Primary & Secondary Students)
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Home-based Learning Kit for Parents (Primary & Secondary Students)

Here are some quick tips from the Ministry of Education (MOE) to support your children in their home-based learning (HBL) and how you can guide them through this circuit breaker period. 1. Set-up Conducive Learning Space Many secondary school students would have a dedicated study table at this age. However, there are some teenagers who…

12 Irresistible Book Series for Teenagers to Read
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12 Irresistible Book Series for Teenagers to Read

We share what books and resources you can tap on to encourage your child to read… 1. The Chronicles of NarniaBy C.S. Lewis The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of fantasy novels. Except in The Horse and His Boy, the protagonists are all children from the real world who are magically transported to Narnia, where they are sometimes called upon…

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…

Talking Point: Confronting Teen Suicide & Our Fear of Failure
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Talking Point: Confronting Teen Suicide & Our Fear of Failure

Teen suicide led to 27 deaths last year. This is the highest in 15 years. The most recent case of an 11-year-old who ended his young life  due to failed grades sends a ripple of horror and shock through our nation. This is a parent’s worst nightmare. The quandary over good grades, high expectations and…

Adults Bullying Children — Singaporean Parents Behaving Badly
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Adults Bullying Children — Singaporean Parents Behaving Badly

A man walks into a classroom and slaps a 9-year-old boy for allegedly bullying his daughter.  Now, I do not know the full story of the bullying between the children, so I cannot comment on it at this point. What I want to address is the father’s behaviour or misbehaviour. According to newspapers’ reports, the…