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September 2013

Preschooler & Up

Bye Bye PSLE Score

Singapore is removing the current scoring system for the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) to reduce competition among students and to increase non-academic development for the children. The T-score, which was put in place in 1980, gives a student an…

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Preschooler & Up

When Children Lie

First things first. Lying is early childhood is not a sign of delinquency. Your child will not be thrown into the slammer just because of one lie. “Children start telling lies more or less at the point they learn language”,…

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Baby & Toddler

Baby Sleep Secrets: Co-Sleeping

Co-sleeping is a hot-button topic in parenting circles. “I don’t recommend co-sleeping unless you are really sure it is what you want and if you understand that you will have to make a painful transition at some stage. If your…

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Parenting

Breastfeeding & Your Fertility

Many mothers wonder about their ability to conceive while still breastfeeding their babies. How is your fertility affected by breastfeeding? How does breastfeeding help mothers space their babies naturally, and how can you can increase your chances of conceiving while…

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