Month: July 2013

Yes, you CAN Breastfeed in Public in Singapore

Parenting • 2 Comments

Did you hear about the mother who was chided for breastfeeding her baby at the Coca Restaurant in Resorts World Sentosa? The restaurant...

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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....

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Editor’s Picks – July 2013

Parenting • One Comment

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...

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10 Places in Asia to Visit with Your Kids

Family Fun, Preschooler & Up • 5 Comments

Looking for a family vacation that’s off the beaten track? Travel writer and mother of twin boys Pamela Ho gives her pick of 10 Asian...

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Calmer, Happier Children, the Whole-Brain Way

Baby & Toddler, Preschooler & Up

“The moments you are just trying to survive are actually opportunities to help your child thrive,” say Dr Tina Bryson and Dr...

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Bye Bye Pacifier!


Binky, paci, dummy, “nee tu”, “chi chi” – call it what you will. That artifical teat represents comfort and...

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Weaning: Let Baby Lead

Baby & Toddler

My daughter was exclusively breast fed from birth. When she turned six months old, I excitedly introduced her to pureed foods to complement...

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10 Ways to Soothe a Crying Newborn

Baby & Toddler • 3 Comments

A cheerful, gurgling baby is a joy to be with, but a fretful, screaming and seemingly inconsolable baby can really fray a new...

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