“They Don’t Even Know They’re Special Needs!” says Mum of 2 Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Five years ago, Mina Sunico Chin, 44, and her husband Vincent, 42, became parents for the first time. But their blissful parenting journey took an unexpected turn when their toddler…

National Day Fireworks 2024: 35 Prime Views & Sparkly Staycations

With The Float @ Marina Bay undergoing redevelopment, the National Day Parade returns to the Padang once again. However, ticket-less and diehard followers of the ever-popular National Day fireworks don’t…

Family Bakecation Staycation in a Premium Loft at Holiday Inn Little India (Review + Giveaway)

With impeccable timing, the kid has to use the bathroom as soon as we step into our room at Holiday Inn Singapore Little India. It is only upon exiting, and…

10 Things to Know about Uterine Fibroids, and How they may affect your Periods, Pregnancy, and Fertility

Whether they are as small as a grain of rice, or as big as a melon, hearing that you have fibroids can spark fear. Are they cancerous? What if I…

July 2024: Eat, Play, Shop, and More for Families in Singapore this Month

The school holidays may be over but the fun never stops. So keep reading as we update you on the best to see, do, shop, and feast upon right here…

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Repairing Relationships with 5 Apology Languages

Trust, a crucial cornerstone in every relationship, is fragile. From friendships to marriage and parent-child interactions, what can we do to reconcile an important relationship when trust is lost? Also,…

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Raising Healthy Skin: A Complete Guide to Skincare for Babies, Children & Teens

Many adults spend hundreds on skincare products to fight acne and signs of ageing, or simply maintain healthy skin. But did you know that proper skincare for babies is equally…

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From Gambling Debt to Devoted Dad: A High Stakes Learning Journey

Looking at 47-year-old Raymond Lim today, you would never guess that he was once a gambling addict. The founder of RL Consultancy, an inspirational speaker, trainer, and coach, is happily…

Top Confinement Food Delivery Caterers in Singapore

Traditionally, after giving birth, new mums spend a month at home in confinement. During this time, they bond with their newborn, and nourish the postpartum body with specialised confinement meals…

I have PCOS. How Can I Improve My Chances of Getting Pregnant?

If your periods are irregular, and you have been trying to conceive without success, you might want to check whether you have Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS. This is caused…

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Fun in the Shade: 28 Cool Indoor Activities for Kids & Families in Singapore

Not all the fun happens in the sun, especially when the heat index and humidity levels go through the roof. Even schools are taking measures to help students and teachers…

Things at Home that You Can Recycle (which you probably didn’t know you could)

More, and more, the things we used to throw out as trash have become ‘treasures’ that we can recycle. However, Singapore still has a long way to go when it…

June 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

Between the mid-year school holidays and Dragon Boat Festival, there’s lots going on this month. To keep track of what’s relevant for kids and families, we bring you everything fun…

Father’s Day 2024: Food, Fun, and Fab Gifts for Daddy Dearest this June

Dads are awesome. They’re our biggest supporters, our shoulder to cry on, and the ones we turn to when there’s flat-pack furniture to assemble. So how do you celebrate the…

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Redefining Singapore’s Education System to Stay Relevant in the Cognitive Age

A recent parent-teacher meeting got me thinking about the trajectory of Singapore’s education system. We have catapulted ourselves from a third world country to first world status in just one…

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Migraines Q&A: Why It’s (Mostly) a Women’s Curse

Yes, men do get them too. But did you know that women are twice as likely as men to suffer from migraines? Furthermore, we experience them more frequently, for longer…

Bak Chang 2024: Delectable Glutinous Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival

The time-honoured Dragon Boat Festival or 端午节 (duān wǔ jié) falls on 10 June this year. That’s right, it’s once again time to indulge in glutinous rice dumplings a.k.a. 粽子…

17 New Staycation Deals and Perks for Families in 2024

It’s no secret that we Singaporeans love the ease of a vacation close to home – the staycation. With limited time and busy schedules, staycations offer a convenient escape from…

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June School Holidays 2024 Activity + Makan Guide for Kids & Families in Singapore

School’s out for summer — well, at least from 25 May to 23 June — in Singapore, and that means one thing. Yes, it’s time to ditch the textbooks and…

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Cervical Cancer Survivor Says Art & Her Child Kept Her Alive

Life threw Mickey Hui a curveball in 2022. Originally from Hong Kong, she relocated to Singapore with her husband and young son the year before. They were settling in nicely,…

Cervical Cancer Q&A: 20 Questions Every Woman Should Ask

In Singapore, cervical cancer is the 10th most common cancer in women. That translates to over 200 new cases surfacing each year. In 2022, the National Population Health Survey reported…

Mother’s Day 2024: 10 Things To Do with Mum to remind her how much you Love her

So you’ve booked the feast, and ordered the cake. The card is made, and the flowers are on their way. Now that the giving part is sorted, how about doing…

May 2024: Eat, Play, Shop, and More for Families in Singapore this Month

Did you know that May is named after Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility? And while May was once considered an unlucky month to get married – there’s a poem…

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Chronos vs Kairos: Make Your Time Count, Mums!

“My kids take up so much of my time that I feel like I don’t have energy left to do what I want. How do I manage my time better?”…

8 Zi Char places and Restaurants with Private Rooms for Family Feasts and Celebrations

We’re Singaporeans, when we want to have good food with the extended family outside, we go to a zi char restaurant. Right? Chances are, your family already has its familiar…