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November 2013

Parenting

Time-saving Tips for Busy Mums

It’s 10pm and the kids are finally in bed. The living room, strewn with toys and books, looks as though a tornado has swept through, and a pile of dirty dishes await you in the kitchen sink. After clearing the…

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Preschooler & Up

5 Ways to Manage Childhood Myopia

Myopia – or short-sightedness – is so commonplace here in Singapore that most of us parents hardly spend sleepless nights over it. After all, we have better things to worry about. Keeping score with our child’s grades from his latest…

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Preschooler & Up

Primary 1 Survival Skills

In just a matter of weeks, six-year-olds island-wide will be making the transition from kindergarten to Primary school. In place of the hand-holding guidance which they had received in pre-school, they will be granted more autonomy and expected to be…

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Parenting

A New Mum’s Best Friends

When you got married, you figured out a system for your household, from the division of labour to what goes where, to finding a solution for the laundry/cooking/car wash that would be acceptable to both you and your husband. You…

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Pregnancy

Water Birth: A Gentler Birth

Birth in water, known as water birth, is one of the gentlest ways for a baby to be born. This ancient practice, which has been revived by birthing mothers today, encompasses the physiological, psychological and spiritual aspects of birth. In…

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