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July 2013

Parenting

Parents United: How Kids Build a Family

When you get married and say your vows, you promise to share life with your spouse through weakness and health, through riches and poverty. There should be one other condition included: parenthood. In their book When Partners Become Parents, researchers…

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Parenting

Editor’s Picks – July 2013

It’s Singapore’s 48th birthday this year. In human terms that’s about half a life lived and loved. So in this issue of Editor’s Picks we’re taking a stroll down memory lane, to look at the simpler lives we used to…

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Parenting

Bye Bye Pacifier!

Binky, paci, dummy, “nee tu”, “chi chi” – call it what you will. That artifical teat represents comfort and security to many children around the world and a miraculous off-switch to frazzled mothers who just want their cranky baby to…

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Baby & Toddler

Weaning: Let Baby Lead

My daughter was exclusively breast fed from birth. When she turned six months old, I excitedly introduced her to pureed foods to complement the breast milk in her diet. However, my baby girl had food sensitivities. Meals were quickly followed…

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