Author: Junia Tan

Author of “The Naked Parent”, CEO of Mums’ Space, and mother to five amazing children, Junia is a respected thought-leader in the parenting space. Recognised for empowering parents and kids with her 21st-century parenting model for over a decade, she now brings her expertise and experience to this exclusive SingaporeMotherhood column.

“Mum, Are We Rich?” – How Would You Respond?

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

“Mum, are we rich?” she asked. “How much do we have? Because my friend said she just found out her father has two million dollars!”...

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“Will You Accept and Love Your Gay Child?”

Parenting

“Can you accept it if one of our daughters is a lesbian?” I asked. “OMG! That would mean we failed as parents!” my husband...

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“COVID-19 Sent My Family’s Screen Time Sky High. Why Aren’t Your Kids Addicted?”

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

When a fellow mum asked me this, I had to chuckle. It’s not that my kids wouldn’t be stuck to their screens too… if I just let them....

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“How Can I Raise Successful Kids during a Pandemic?”

Parenting

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, leaving marks on all our lives. I’ve had my fair share. My husband’s income got reduced by...

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“My Daughter Wants Me to Be More Like You!”

Parenting

During a group chat session, a fellow mummy (whose daughter is classmates with one of mine) said to me: “Babe, my daughter wants me to be...

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“My Kid Failed Maths, and My Husband is Mad at Me. So What?”

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

Does this sound familiar to you? It actually happened to me recently, and with the primary school year-end exams looming, I decided to...

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“My Child Wants to Commit Suicide. What Can I Do?”

Parenting

A few weeks ago, a mum asked me: “Junia, my Primary Six-year-old son says he wants to commit suicide. What can I do?” I teared up....

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