Best Baby Full Month Sets & Packages: Traditional & Modern 满月 Options in 2024

Whether you’re still waiting to pop, or Baby’s already here, you’re probably thinking about your little one’s full moon celebration. This joyous occasion to mark a child’s first major milestone…

TCM for Children: Time to Rethink What We Think We Know

Ever wonder if Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) could benefit your child’s health? While it’s been used for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments in adults, many parents still…

5 Proven Ways to Support your Child in Bilingual Learning

Bilingualism is a common feature of Singapore society. Many children growing up today are bilingual; they have exposure to one or more languages at home, sometimes simultaneously. Bilingualism has some…

Kids can be curators and conservators at Cheong Soo Pieng: Layer by Layer

As any parent of an “artistic” toddler knows, a painting never exists upon a single plane. In the hands of a child, these artworks take on geographical dimensions. They have…

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

With World Autism Awareness Day tomorrow and World Health Day on 7 April 2024, we’re celebrating well-being and embracing inclusivity this month. So follow us as we update you on…

Bullying at School? Teach Your Child Three Lessons on Assertiveness

“He punched my right eye,” my youngest whispered, when I asked how his day went. He wasn’t visibly hurt, but suffice to say, I was shocked. It was the second…

Hospital Maternity Packages: Giving Birth in Singapore? Find the Best Maternity Packages here

Two pink lines. Ecstatic tears. A whirlwind of emotions and a whole lot of questions, from “am I ready for this?” to “where should I give birth?”. Answers: you will…

When Maths Doesn’t Add Up – Could My Child Have Dyscalculia?

Does maths homework turn into a nightly battle? Your child seems to struggle with simple calculations, repeatedly make careless mistakes, or experience anxiety around the most basic mathematical concepts. Is…

The Great Egg-scape: 31 Cracking Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Goodies

Spring is in the air and Easter is hopping around the corner! It’s a time for family gatherings, chocolatey treats, and of course, the thrill of the (egg) hunt. If…

Bedwetting and Night Terrors: are these Sleep Disorders Disrupting your Child’s Nights? 

Your child has slept through the night, but there is a large wet patch on the bed. Your child wakes with a piercing scream in the middle of the night,…

Snoring? Insomnia? Daytime Fatigue? Your Child could have Sleep Disorders

Does your child sleep well? Children need sleep. But even more importantly, they need to sleep well. Sleep is crucial for their overall health and development, and plays a pivotal…

24 Fun & Free Activities in Singapore for Kids & Families in 2024

It’s 2024. Singapore boasts a dazzling cityscape, world-class attractions, and yes, high costs of living. But it can also be a haven for families seeking budget-friendly adventures if you just…

Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre Review: Family Staycation + Ramadan Feast + Weekend Buffet Giveaway

Looking for another hotel for yet another family staycation? How about a quick trip across the Causeway? If you’re one of those who enjoys the dining and shopping in Johor…

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

Flanking the March 2024 school holidays, this month sees the dawning of Ramadan and culminates in the Easter weekend. So follow us as we update you on everything fun to…

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,…

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…

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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…

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…