Month: October 2014

The Hmmm Strategy: Teach your child to Learn Independently

Parenting

In the course of teaching children and coaching parents, I have observed a very interesting phenomenon that I shall call “All Or...

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Cherish Those Fleeting Childhood Years

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It has been said that cutting the umbilical cord is painless, but cutting the apron string hurts. As my son passed each milestone on his...

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Celebrating a 100-Baby Birthday Bash, thanks to SingaporeMotherhood!

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A birthday bash for 100 babies? Yes, a group of intrepid mums are planning this for their precious bundles who will turn one in January...

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SM Blogmums : Part-time Work

Parenting

Part-time or not part-time, once you become a mother? That is the question. I’ve been working part-time since my number two was born,...

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Schooling With Dyslexia in Singapore

Parenting • One Comment

Fanny Foo’s daughter, who has dyslexia, attends mainstream school. Jennifer, 12, has difficulties in reading, writing, and spelling....

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Circumcision: To Cut Or Not To Cut?

Parenting

Not counting those who do it for religious reasons, circumcision is fairly common in Singapore. According to the Ministry of Health...

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(Cord Blood) Banking For Good Health

Parenting

Pregnant? Congratulations! Having a baby sets you on a steep learning curve, upon which you’re likely to come across the concept of...

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Becoming A Foster Parent in Singapore

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Madam Choo Kheng Huay, 58, has four children and seven grandchildren. She also has 14 other ‘children’ whom she has cared for...

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