Yearly Archives

2011

Family Fun

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 3-4 Dec

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: build a city at the Science Centre, see a magical tree-lit wonderland, go on a galactic quest, meet well-loved storybook characters, and take a…

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Family Fun

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 25-27 Nov

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: get flocking fun at Jurong Bird Park’s new $7m playground, groove to the ethnic beats of traditional Malay music, indulge in yester-year fun and…

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Stressed Mother
Parenting

Modern Motherhood Is Stressful

A friend of mine — one of those beautiful, vivacious, gregarious, seemingly perfect-lead-a-charmed-existence kind of women who always leaves me staring after her in drop-jawed wonder — recently thought aloud about having a third child. Her husband, the ever-practical one,…

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Parenting

Staying Home, Staying Happy

Many expectant mothers feel much joy and anticipation as they await the arrival of their little one. Some look forward to capturing every milestone of their child’s development. Others, not trusting the quality of care given by maids or child-care…

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Parenting

The P1 Orientation

At the P1 orientation session in some schools, after the children are separated from their parents and brought to their classrooms, the kids are given a battery of written tests to determine their ability to handle the work in Primary…

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