Parenting

“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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Depression in Children: Spot the Signs and Seek Help Now

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

Depression in children is on the rise, and more kids in Singapore are seeking help for mental health issues than ever before. Child...

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When Children Say “I Dunno” / “I Don’t Know”

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

At my enrichment centre The Collaboration Corner, when we start a class with new students, I often encounter this scenario: children who...

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6 Tips to Keep Your Young Gamer Safe Online

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

Twenty years ago, playing a game with players from the other side of the globe was just a dream. For today’s kids, this reality is only a...

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From Facing an Unwanted Pregnancy to Thriving as Mother of Five Kids! (+ a Giveaway)

Parenting

She was a free-spirited, single 27-year-old who went out of her way to experience every extreme activity there was. YOLO was her personal...

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11 Meaningful Festivals that we Celebrate in Multiracial Singapore

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

Here on our little red dot, we celebrate various festivals all year round, and commemorate Racial Harmony Day on 21 July annually. On this...

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Keep COVID-19 at Bay with 7 Essential Personal and Household Items

Parenting

Even as Singapore is reacquainting ourselves with pre-circuit breaker living, it’s important to keep in mind that we aren’t out of the...

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How to Support Your Gifted Children in Singapore

Baby & Toddler, Parenting, Preschooler & Up

How do you identify a gifted child and what unique challenges do such bright young things typically face? We speak to experts and a mother...

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