Author: Junia Tan

Author of “The Naked Parent”, founder of Mum 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 ‘Modern Asian Mother’ expertise and experience to this exclusive SingaporeMotherhood column.

My Kid Asks: Why Do People Still Wear Face Masks in Singapore?

Parenting

“Mum, it’s been over a month since we no longer need to wear masks in public. Yet I still see...
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My Kid Asks: Why Does the Repeal of 377A Upset So Many People?

Parenting

When our Prime Minister announced during this year’s National Day Rally that Section 377A of the Penal Code is to be repealed, the buzz...
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“Junia, Where Do You Find Space for All 5 Kids’ Things at Home?!”

Parenting, Preschooler & Up

Mothers I meet often ask how we maintain our house with five growing children and all their belongings. They complain that their homes feel...
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Saboteurs or Sages – Whose voices are you listening to?

Parenting

“Junia, I give up,” a fellow mum lamented. “My daughter’s attitude is so bad and we argue...
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“Is It Really Okay to Let My Child Fail Spelling?”

Preschooler & Up

A parent asked me this question during the last session of a four-week programme on motivational strategies. The discussion was on creating...
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