My First Favourite Video of 2018 – MUST WATCH!!!

I've been a parent for almost 8 years and I still dare not say I know what I'm doing. Coz the truth is I don't! Parenting is a constant trial and error process until they leave home! God knows, we will still trial and error with our grandkids... We parent different ways, but it's becoming [...]

A Story About A Boy Who Was Gone Too Soon – An Open Plea to All Parents in Singapore

One beautiful day, a baby was born. He was the pride and joy of everyone in his family: his parents, his siblings, his grandparents, his aunts and uncles. Everyone doted on him, took care of him, made sure his food was clean and baby-proofed the house. They kept him warm in the cold and kept [...]

15 Must-Ask Questions For Your Kid’s First Day Of School

Well well, that time of the year is coming. First day of school! For many of us, it's a return to normal schedule (like me!). For some of us though, it's a new schedule as they have a child starting his or her first day of school ever! Whether your child is going to P1 [...]

3 Key First Steps to Effectively Respond To The Explosive Child

The timer rings. Mother: "It's time to stop using the iPad now Simon, your timer's up" Child: "After this, it's almost done" Another 5 minutes had passed. Mother: "When are you going to stop using the iPad? Your timer's done!" Child: "Wait! I already told you after this!" Mother: "After what???! Stop using it RIGHT [...]

Screen Time: What’s Your Stand? 

We’ve gone from being a screen-free family (for kids) to ==> limited-screen-time ==> uncontrollable screen time ==> no-screen-allowed period! Does this sound familiar? Are you going through the same struggle? Let me share with you what the challenges we face are - we WANT to allow kids to use screen. The world is evolving. Their [...]