Tweak Routines for Positive Parenting + Homework Done without a Fight!

“I need to sit with my boys daily, otherwise they won’t do their homework. Is there a way to get them to complete their work independently without me?” A common…

8 Island Resort Getaways near Singapore to Visit for the Ultimate Fun and Relaxing Family Holiday

It’s no secret that we Singaporeans love any excuse to get out of the city for a holiday. That’s why every year’s public holiday announcement is eagerly looked forward to:…

March School Holidays 2024 Activity Guide for Kids and Families

Hang onto your hats, kids (and parents!), because the March school holidays are just around the corner — 9 to 17 March, to be exact. Ready to swap textbooks for…

Little SIFA: made for Children and Families at the Singapore Festival of the Arts 2024

A larger-than-life ballerina. An old-style carnival fair with fantastical machines. A story created in real time, with paper puppets, furry puppets, book pages, and songs. For one weekend in May,…

Singapore’s Most Magical & Beautiful Birthday Cakes for Children in 2024

Party time is calling, and your little one deserves a cake as epic as their imagination! Forget store-bought basics — this year, it’s all about exquisite melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces. From shimmering…

Decoding Parent-Child Dynamics: Mummy Priscilla & Sons Isaac and Ian

Figuring out your parent-child dynamics is complicated enough with one child. But what if you have two (or more) children, and they happen to have very different personalities? Developmental psychologist…

Win the Apple Swift Student Challenge, and you could get to visit Apple HQ in Cupertino

Apple has a Swift Explorers programme that is open to students from primary school age in Singapore. For aspiring developers and creators who are a little older, there is the…

Find a Lactation Consultant & Get Breastfeeding Help in Singapore

As a ‘kiasu’ mum-to-be, I researched every aspect of baby care while pregnant. One thing that struck me was how breast milk is the best food for babies. Breast milk…

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Boost Fertility, Safeguard Pregnancy & Have a Dragon Baby with TCM!

Amid Singapore’s declining fertility rate, many couples here still wish to conceive. And soon, so that they can give birth within the auspicious Year of the Dragon. After all, a…

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

Twenty-nine days this month means 24 hours more to eat, play, explore, and enjoy in February 2024. So follow us as we update you on everything fun to see, do,…

Is My Kid Really ‘Old Enough’ to Take Public Transport in Primary One?

“Wow, your daughter takes the public bus home all by herself? But she’s only in Primary One!” exclaims one mum. On the inside, she doubts if her own six-year-old is…

Teach your Child about Money and Finance so They have a Solid Financial Education and Future

When Aaron Chwee was in secondary school, his father bought him a participating whole life insurance plan. “He told me he did not know much about financial markets, but he…

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Find the Best Sports for your Child to Pursue and Excel in, based on their Chinese Zodiac

Contributed by Master Jacelyn Phang of Yuan Zhong Siu Feng Shui Consultancy There is no denying that sports are good for children. More than just a game, sports provide a…

How to Talk to Your Child about Online Safety because your child WILL encounter Inappropriate Content Online

If you have a child between the ages of three and pre-teen, who uses the internet to learn and play, read this. Four in five children in Singapore spend one…

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Singapore’s Best Home Cleaning Services

Tired of spending your weekends scrubbing and dusting? Well, say goodbye to the chores and hello to a sparkling home with the best home cleaning services in Singapore. From kitchen…

Beyond the Contractions: Your Ultimate Guide to Labour Pain Relief. Read this Before you Give Birth!

Childbirth is a miraculous experience but for first-time mums, it can be daunting. You wonder if your baby will be okay, and whether everything will proceed well. On top of…

CNY 2024: Welcome the Dragon Year in these Twinning Festive Family Sets

Going overly matchy-matchy as a couple can be – as the kids say – “cringe”. But when it comes to the Lunar New Year and family dressing, we’re all in…

CNY 2024: Where to Find Must-have CNY Goodies You’ve Been 龙-ing For

As we soar into the Year of the Dragon, expect more huat-derful puns like the one above. Just kidding! Instead, look forward to another season of must-have CNY goodies to…

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

If you’ve had a dizzying December in 2023, the last thing you might want is a jam-packed January 2024. But guess what? There’s just so much good stuff to start…

Identity Hack to Enjoy Goal Setting in the New Year

As usual, talk of goal setting and resolutions abound as we approach the end of the year. “Girls, why don’t people stick to their New Year goals and resolutions?” I…

CNY 2024: Top 30 Yusheng, Pen Cai & Reunion Feasts for the Year of the Dragon

The lunar Year of the Dragon takes flight on 10 February next year. Most families will be holding their reunion feasts on the day or days leading up to it,…

Does your Child have a Medical Emergency? Bring them to the Paediatric Urgent Care Centre at Parkway East Hospital

After a long day at work, you are looking forward to spending some quality time bonding with your family over dinner. But you arrive home only to find that your…

Childcare Choices in Singapore and How Much They Cost

Deciding on childcare options in Singapore isn’t always straightforward. There are childcare centres and kindergarten programmes, as well as domestic helpers, nannies, babysitters, or a trusted relative. Each comes with…

The Day My Son Cried, “I Don’t Want Mummy!”

A private banker for 16 years, high-flying Reena Yin once held various regional positions in international banks from Merrill Lynch and Citibank to Swiss private banking group Julius Baer. But…

11 Secrets to Choosing the Best Infant Care Centre for your Baby in Singapore, from an Infant Care Expert

Putting your baby in infant care can be a big decision. As a new parent, it may not be easy to acknowledge that your child will be cared for by…