Bak Chang 2024: Delectable Glutinous Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival

The time-honoured Dragon Boat Festival or 端午节 (duān wǔ jié) falls on 10 June this year. That’s right, it’s once again time to indulge in glutinous rice dumplings a.k.a. 粽子…

16 New Staycation Deals and Perks for Families this School Holidays 2024

It’s no secret that we Singaporeans love the ease of a vacation close to home – the staycation. With limited time and busy schedules, staycations offer a convenient escape from…

June School Holidays 2024 Activity + Makan Guide for Kids & Families in Singapore

School’s out for summer — well, at least from 25 May to 23 June — in Singapore, and that means one thing. Yes, it’s time to ditch the textbooks and…

Mother’s Day 2024: 10 Things To Do with Mum to remind her how much you Love her

So you’ve booked the feast, and ordered the cake. The card is made, and the flowers are on their way. Now that the giving part is sorted, how about doing…

May 2024: Eat, Play, Shop, and More for Families in Singapore this Month

Did you know that May is named after Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility? And while May was once considered an unlucky month to get married – there’s a poem…

8 Zi Char places and Restaurants with Private Rooms for Family Feasts and Celebrations

We’re Singaporeans, when we want to have good food with the extended family outside, we go to a zi char restaurant. Right? Chances are, your family already has its familiar…

Mother’s Day 2024: 40 Feasts & Cakes to Sweeten Her Special Day

Mother’s Day 2024 is just around the corner — that’s Sunday, 12 May. What better way to celebrate the incredible woman who raised you than with a delicious feast and…

Kids can be curators and conservators at Cheong Soo Pieng: Layer by Layer

As any parent of an “artistic” toddler knows, a painting never exists upon a single plane. In the hands of a child, these artworks take on geographical dimensions. They have…

April 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

With World Autism Awareness Day tomorrow and World Health Day on 7 April 2024, we’re celebrating well-being and embracing inclusivity this month. So follow us as we update you on…

The Great Egg-scape: 31 Cracking Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Goodies

Spring is in the air and Easter is hopping around the corner! It’s a time for family gatherings, chocolatey treats, and of course, the thrill of the (egg) hunt. If…

24 Fun & Free Activities in Singapore for Kids & Families in 2024

It’s 2024. Singapore boasts a dazzling cityscape, world-class attractions, and yes, high costs of living. But it can also be a haven for families seeking budget-friendly adventures if you just…

Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre Review: Family Staycation + Ramadan Feast + Weekend Buffet Giveaway

Looking for another hotel for yet another family staycation? How about a quick trip across the Causeway? If you’re one of those who enjoys the dining and shopping in Johor…

March 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

Flanking the March 2024 school holidays, this month sees the dawning of Ramadan and culminates in the Easter weekend. So follow us as we update you on everything fun to…

8 Island Resort Getaways near Singapore to Visit for the Ultimate Fun and Relaxing Family Holiday

It’s no secret that we Singaporeans love any excuse to get out of the city for a holiday. That’s why every year’s public holiday announcement is eagerly looked forward to:…

March School Holidays 2024 Activity Guide for Kids and Families

Hang onto your hats, kids (and parents!), because the March school holidays are just around the corner — 9 to 17 March, to be exact. Ready to swap textbooks for…

Little SIFA: made for Children and Families at the Singapore Festival of the Arts 2024

A larger-than-life ballerina. An old-style carnival fair with fantastical machines. A story created in real time, with paper puppets, furry puppets, book pages, and songs. For one weekend in May,…

Singapore’s Most Magical & Beautiful Birthday Cakes for Children in 2024

Party time is calling, and your little one deserves a cake as epic as their imagination! Forget store-bought basics — this year, it’s all about exquisite melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces. From shimmering…

February 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

Twenty-nine days this month means 24 hours more to eat, play, explore, and enjoy in February 2024. So follow us as we update you on everything fun to see, do,…

CNY 2024: Welcome the Dragon Year in these Twinning Festive Family Sets

Going overly matchy-matchy as a couple can be – as the kids say – “cringe”. But when it comes to the Lunar New Year and family dressing, we’re all in…

CNY 2024: Where to Find Must-have CNY Goodies You’ve Been 龙-ing For

As we soar into the Year of the Dragon, expect more huat-derful puns like the one above. Just kidding! Instead, look forward to another season of must-have CNY goodies to…

January 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

If you’ve had a dizzying December in 2023, the last thing you might want is a jam-packed January 2024. But guess what? There’s just so much good stuff to start…

CNY 2024: Top 30 Yusheng, Pen Cai & Reunion Feasts for the Year of the Dragon

The lunar Year of the Dragon takes flight on 10 February next year. Most families will be holding their reunion feasts on the day or days leading up to it,…

Yule Love These 20 Log Cake Flavours & Dazzling Desserts for Christmas 2023

Dig into the delicious world of Christmas indulgence with 20 log cakes — and non-log-shaped desserts — to sweeten the festive season. Each treat promises a symphony of flavours that…

December 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Even though we’re heading into the festive season, there’s more to this month than just Christmas. And with the year-end school holidays in full swing, the list of exciting events…

Christmas Fun for Families in Singapore 2023: Where to Find the Magic in the Festivities this Season

Ring in the season with Christmas fun for all in the family! From snowy thrills to magical moments, there’s festive fun in town to turn even the Grinchiest of them…

Christmas Takeaway Bundles in 2023 for the Stress-free Home Party

Don’t be the hostess (or host) with the mostest… stress! Instead, sleigh the holiday feasting effortlessly with these Christmas takeaway bundles. Whether you’re hosting a cosy family gathering or throwing…

Christmas 2023 Gift Ideas & Giveaways! Win Amazing Christmas Gifts for Everyone in the Family

As the festive season approaches, the quest for the perfect Christmas gifts begins. However, finding ideal presents for your loved ones can be a daunting task. Whether you’re shopping for…

Your Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds in Singapore (2023 Update)

If contending with either sweltering heat or unexpected rain showers isn’t your idea of fun, this listicle is for you. Because the best indoor playgrounds in Singapore are like adventure…

Year-end School Holidays 2023 Activity Guide for Kids and Families

The longest school holiday season of the year runs from 18 November to 31 December. There are loads of activities to keep the kids busy during the year-end school holidays,…

November 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this month

To Little Women author Louisa May Alcott, November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year. That’s what she had Margaret (“Meg”) say, as the oldest March sister was…

40 Top Maternity & Newborn Photography Studios in Singapore

From dreamy maternity photoshoots to fun family portraits, put yourself and your family in the spotlight. Your pregnancy lasts around 40 weeks. Those tiny newborn facial features? Not even 40…

5 Awesome Airplane Beds and Seat Extenders that make Flights with Kids a Breeze

One great thing about travelling with young children is that family holidays are not hindered by school schedules, so you can jet set whenever, wherever. A not-so-great thing — and…

7 Awesome Activities for Kids at Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) 2023

Have a budding poet, author, writer, word wonder at home? Keep 17 to 26 November 2023 free for them to indulge at the Singapore Writers Festival SWF Playground, where they…

All You Need for a Kid-friendly Halloween 2023 – From Creepy Costumes to Enchanting Events

Horror houses and scare fests are all well and good when you’re a footloose teenager or fancy-free young adult. But once you get promoted to parenthood, it’s time to replace…

October 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

This is the month we celebrate Children’s Day, observe World Mental Health Day, and raise awareness for breast cancer. As always, we’re here to update you on everything fun to…

18 Places to Donate Books and More in Singapore

Preloved novels collecting dust, self-help books you’ll never read again, not to mention children’s books your kids have outgrown and old textbooks that keep piling up. Wondering what to do…

Mid-Autumn Festival 2023: Lights, Legends, and Family Fun galore!

Mid-Autumn 2023 falls on 29 September, just slightly over two weeks away. Coming on the 15th day of the eighth Lunar month, the Mid-autumn is a significant day in the…

September 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this month

We’re right smack in the September 2023 school holidays! If you’re still wondering what to do with the kids this extra-long week, our September School Holidays Activity Guide can help….

Mooncakes 2023: 40+ Treasured Orb-tions for Mid-Autumn Reunions

If you’re anything like us, choosing which mooncakes to buy falls under two categories. For gifting relatives, especially the in-laws, the presentation counts more. But for personal enjoyment, it’s the…

September School Holidays 2023 Activity Guide for Kids and Families

Believe it or not, the September school holidays arrives in 11 days’ time, and will last for 11 days. Because of the Presidential Election calendar shuffle, it effectively begins on…

SAFRA Diaper Dash: Sign up now for the ultimate Baby Race in Singapore!

Hey mummy, do you want to be part of the cutest baby race in town? If your little one can crawl, toddle, walk, or run, sign up for SAFRA Diaper…

August 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month (+ Giveaway!)

The SG58 celebrations are right around the corner, but there’s more to August 2023 than fireworks. As always, we’re here to update you on everything fun to see, do, and…

11 Family-friendly Hotels in Vietnam for your next Asian Getaway with the Kids

Wind down at one of its numerous pristine beaches, get that IG-worthy shot at the “Golden Hand Bridge”, or cruise on a UNESCO World Heritage site. Still wondering where? Say…

National Day 2023: Family-Friendly NDP Fun & Activities for Everyone!

As we gear up to celebrate Singapore’s 58th birthday, you might be wondering about how you can maximise the public holiday. After all, National Day 2023 falls smack in the…

National Day 2023: 36 Sumptuous Snacks, Decadent Desserts & Fantastic Feasts

As the Lion City gears up to celebrate its 58th birthday, it’s time to indulge in all things local. Dress up in your red-and-white best, and gather your family, friends,…

National Day Fireworks 2023: 36 Prime Views & Sparkly Staycations

Have you heard? This year sees the first time the National Day Parade returns to the Padang since 2020. However, ticket-less and diehard followers of the ever popular National Day…

July 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Howl at the first supermoon of 2023, do some good at the tracks, read for charity, #supportlocal at the supermarket, get your tickets to meet the penguins of Madagascar and…

12 Essential Tips to Buy the right Travel Insurance for your Family

Did you ‘revenge travel’ with your family during the recent school holidays? And if so, did you remember to buy travel insurance? Travel insurance helped ease the cost of inconvenience…

8 Last-minute Staycation Ideas for the School Holidays

Singaporeans love a staycation. Not only is it a fuss-free way to sneak in a quick getaway, but it also lets us feel like we’re on vacation without stepping out…

Father’s Day 2023: 16 great gifts for the greatest man in your life

When it comes to selecting gifts for Father’s Day, there are countless options to consider. Whether he’s a sports fanatic, a technology geek, a health nut, or a foodie at…

27 Dad-dicated Epicurean Father’s Day Treats for Daddy Dearest in 2023

He may be the prudent type who eschews spending on himself, yet doesn’t hesitate to pamper his loved ones. So this Father’s Day — that’s Sunday, 18 June 2023, buck…

June 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Between the June school holidays and a public holiday at either end of this month, expect exciting family experiences galore. As always, we’re here to update you on everything fun…

Bak Chang 2023: 21 Sweet & Savoury Glutinous Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival

The time-honoured Dragon Boat Festival or 端午节 (duān wǔ jié) falls on 22 June this year. In other words, it’s time to indulge in glutinous rice dumplings a.k.a. 粽子 (zòng…

Ways to (Not) Keep Your Kids Entertained during the School Holidays

“Junia,” many mums want to know, “how do you keep your five kids entertained during the school holidays?” My secret? I don’t. Instead, I delegate the responsibility of keeping each…

Sensory Odyssey: Into the Heart of Our Living World is a Visual Feast that Kids will Love

Is your child is a Nat Geo or Discovery Channel fan? Make like a gazelle and run, don’t walk, to Sensory Odyssey: Into the Heart of Our Living World. This…

June School Holidays 2023: Fabulous Fun for Kids and Families

If you’re wondering how it’s possible that we’re almost halfway through the year, you’re not alone. In fact, the June school holidays 2023 begins on Saturday, 27 May! Are you…

13 Intergenerational Activities That Cost Less Than $20 Per Pax

Singapore is a vibrant city-state with plenty of things to do and see, and it’s not just for the young and adventurous. There are also plenty of elderly-friendly activities available….

10 Memorable Things to do with your Mum this Mother’s Day 2023

So you’ve booked the feast, and ordered the cake. The card is made, and the flowers are on their way. Now that the giving part is sorted, how about doing…

May 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Maybe you’ve been too busy to realise it, but the fifth month of the year is here and yes, it’s the month for mamas. If you’re wondering how to celebrate…

Learn about the 5 Love Languages and Gift Mum an Experiential Mother’s Day

Dr Gary Chapman’s concept of ‘The 5 Love Languages’ provides a wonderful framework to top up our emotional bank accounts. Which of the five is your primary way of receiving?…

33 Mother’s Day Brunches, Afternoon Teas & Set Dinners to Treat Mum to in 2023

Is Mum a kitchen goddess or ‘dabao’ (takeaway) queen? Either way, convince her to take a break this Mother’s Day, as you take her on a mum-morable epicurean journey from…

15 Beautiful Mother’s Day Cakes to Sweeten Her Special Day in 2023

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the amazing women who have taken on the impossible task of raising us. It is a day to honour their hard work, sacrifice,…

:: GIVEAWAY! :: Cruise to the Sweetest Fun with the Sugar Pop Carnival on Genting Dream!

Get ready for sugar, spice, and all things nice as Resorts World Cruises’ Genting Dream celebrates all things sweet, colourful and fun with its first-ever Sugar Pop Carnival! From 17…

April 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

With not one but two public holidays this month, it’s bound to be full of exciting family experiences. As always, we’re here to update you on everything fun to see,…

12 + 1 Most Family-friendly Cities Around the World to Visit in 2023

2023 is the year in which even the most over-cautious worry-warts begin letting their guard down again. In fact, flight searches on Expedia have increased by a whopping 180 per…

Easter 2023: 30 Eggs-periential Brunches, Goodies & Egg Hunts for Every-bunny

How are you planning to spend this Easter 2023 holiday? There are so many ways to celebrate, starting with treating loved ones to an egg-ceptional Sunday brunch spread. Remember to…

Guide to Ramadan 2023: Iftar Buffets, Raya Treats & Buzzy Bazaars in Singapore

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, abstaining from food, water, and other personal needs. It is a time for self-reflection, spiritual purification, and charity….

March School Holidays 2023: Exciting Experiences for Kids and Families

The March school holidays kick off in just about 10 days’ time. Some of you may be planning a quick family getaway overseas, and we don’t blame you! But if…

March 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month (+ Evorie giveaway)

Hello, it’s March. If you’re still making plans for the upcoming one week school break (or haven’t done so yet), check out these hotels for perfect family-friendly staycations, or cruise…

A Fabulous Family Getaway at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove (Review + Giveaway)

A month with no public holidays to look forward to seems like the perfect excuse for a staycation. So when W Singapore – Sentosa Cove kindly invited us to stay…

Peranakan Museum Singapore

The Peranakan Museum opens today after a four-year renovation, with brand new galleries that highlight aspects of the colourful Straits Chinese culture. And as you will learn when you visit,…

How Children Benefit When You Travel As a Family

Whether you explore your home country or go abroad to discover new locations, going on vacation as a family is a fun and exciting adventure. There are so many options,…

Baby Full Month Sets & Packages: 24 Traditional and Modern options for 2023

Whether you’re still waiting to pop, or Baby’s already here, you’re probably thinking about your little one’s full moon celebration. This joyous occasion to mark a baby’s first month of…

11 Perfect Family-friendly Weekend Staycations in Singapore

With Chinese New Year behind us, it feels like we’re well and truly back to the grindstone. Which means it’s about time to start weaving a getaway or three into…

7 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Colour of Love in the Rainbow

Because love is a rainbow of emotions, here’s a gift for every colour. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day (14 Feb), Galantine’s Day (13 Feb) , or just loving yourself (any…

What it’s like to go on Shore Excursions with Genting Dream to KL, Penang, & Phuket on a 6D5N Cruise (Review)

Once again, the world is our oyster. Travel lanes are open and there are flights to almost every part of the earth. But if the thought of folding yourself into…

February 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Even as we approach the end of the Chinese New Year festivities, the season of love takes over. As always, we’re here to update you on everything fun to see,…

What’s your Child’s Ideal Career Path based on their Chinese Zodiac sign?

Since ancient times, our ancestors have used the stars to determine their destinies and life paths. This practice has continued into the modern era. The Chinese Zodiac continues to be…

12 Yummy CNY Goodies to Make with Your Loved Ones

Chinese New Year is around the corner! One of the things many of us look forward to during the festivities is the spectacular variety of CNY goodies and snacks available….

Vibe Hotel Singapore Orchard: Family Vibes Staycation Package (First Look + Review)

There’s a saying to “start as you mean to go on”. With this in mind, the kids and I spent our first official weekend of 2023 enjoying a series of…

Family-friendly Ideas to Fill Long Weekends, School Holidays & Public Holidays 2023

Did you know that there are seven official long weekends to look forward to this year? And as always, if you plan ahead and play your leave cards to coincide…

Hop in兔 the Year of the Rabbit with these Fun CNY Activities

And just like that, the Year of the Rabbit is almost here. The Lunar New Year is just two weeks away. Is it me, or does time seem to be…

January 2023: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore this Month

Welcome to a brand new year! We’re looking forward to what 2023 has in store for us and as always, we’ll be here to update you on everything fun to…

30 Novel CNY Goodies to Satisfy Every Sweet Tooth & Savoury Craving

Chinese New Year goodies, cookies, snackies… no matter how you categorise them, you can’t do without them. After all, diets are for losers, as the saying goes. It would be…

Where to Find Qipao, Cheongsam, and Twinning CNY Clothes for Chinese New Year 2023

Huat ah! This coming Lunar New Year – it’s on 22 January 2023 by the way – is the first non-socially distanced Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration in two years….

CNY 2023: 35 Unique Yusheng for Huat-warming Family Reunion Dinners

In case you didn’t know, Chinese New Year is exactly four weeks after Christmas 2022. Yes, the first day of the Year of the Rabbit falls on 22 January, which…

Children’s Museum Singapore: 5 Things we Love about this brand new space for Kids

Over the weekend, a new space for children opened in Singapore. That’s Children’s Museum Singapore (CMSG), the first museum here dedicated to children aged 12 years and below. It takes…

December 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

And just like that, it’s the first day of the last month of the year. Join us on the radar of all things fresh and fun to see, do, eat,…

Christmas 2022: 11 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts for Everyone in the Family

Author Catherine Pulsifer once said, “When we remember a special Christmas, it is not the presents that made it special, but the laughter, the feeling of love, and the togetherness…

Revenge Travel: 5 Steps to Creating Independent Little Travellers

“Even my kids want to jump on the revenge travel bandwagon,” one mum remarks. “How do I explain to them that it’s more expensive to travel now compared to pre-Covid…

Christmas 2022: Where to See ‘Snow’ and Get all the Festive Feels in Singapore this Holiday Season

 Yoo-hoo! It’s just one month to the most wonderful time for the year. Are you ready? Read on for our Christmas edition of ideas on things to do and places…

Have a Joyful Christmas with PAW Patrol at City Square Mall this Festive Season!

The PAW Patrol is back for another fun, awesome, and action-packed adventure at City Square Mall this Christmas! “No job is too big, no pup is too small” as Chase,…

Christmas 2022: 50+ Unique Log Cakes, Unexpected Turkeys & Ultimate Festive Treats

Mariah Carey is playing on the radio. And Orchard Road is sparkling with lights. Indeed, it’s finally time to start counting down to an unbridled Christmas 2022. So get ready…

19 Year-end School Holiday Activities Worth Your While

The year-end school holiday runs from 19 November to 31 December. There are loads of year-end school holiday activities to keep the kids busy, but it’s what you choose to…

November 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

November is here which means that the year-end school holidays are just round the corner. Now that COVID measures are mostly lifted worldwide, you may already have plans to travel…

5 Best Family Ski Resorts in Asia for a Dazzling Winter Holiday

When most people think of ski holidays, they think of far-flung places like France, Switzerland, and Canada. But did you know that Asia is home to some of the best…

Fun Family Getaway to Anantara Desaru Coast & Adventure Waterpark (Review + Giveaway)

After getting a tiny taste of an Anantara resort in Phuket a couple of months back, we were only too pleased to accept an invitation to stay at Anantara Desaru…

Halloween 2022: Kooky Kid-friendly Fun for Everyone

“When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.” This quote, from the cover of a blank novelty notebook designed as a…

October 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

The final quarter of the year dawns with sunny smiles and bright lights, as we celebrate Children’s Day and Deepavali. We also observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), a cause…

Dive into the Deep Boo Sea at S.E.A. Aquarium for Family-friendly Fun this Halloween!

Boo! Who says Halloween has to be scary? This September to November, take your little wizards, mermaids, magicians, and princesses to trick or treat in the depths of the Deep…

September 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

It’s gearing up to be a stupendous September this year, with loads of September school holiday activities and events happening islandwide. Join us as we keep you on the radar…

September School Holidays 2022: Fun activities for Kids and Families

In less than two weeks, it will be the September school holidays. Officially, they start on 3 September and last till 11 September 2022. However local school-going children will be…

Mooncakes 2022: 40+ Heavenly Traditional & Snowskin Delights this Mid-autumn Festival

Are you #TeamTraditional or #TeamSnowskin? Golden baked pastry filled with luscious lotus paste and salted egg yolks. Or novel flavours with molten centres wrapped in tender snowskin. Can you pick…

Family Paradise at Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket (Review + Giveaway)

After more than two years of no vacations overseas, cabin fever was really starting to set in. So when Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites & Villas invited us to stay…

14 Fun Family Things to Do this National Day Long Weekend and Beyond

Yes it’s another long weekend, this time to celebrate Singapore’s 57th birthday. And in case you’ve forgotten, school-going children have another day off on Wednesday, 10 August so it’s a…

August 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

This month looks set to be full of red-and-white vibrance as we celebrate SG57 with almost pre-pandemic abandon. Join us as we keep you on the radar of all things…

5 Family Inkmergencies and the Smart Way to Prevent Them

Have you ever found yourself in an inkmergency? You know, discovering that your printer has run out of ink just when you need something printed urgently? Your heart sinks and…

National Day 2022: Food, Fun & Fireworks for SG57!

As the Lion City gears up to celebrate its 57th birthday, it’s time to indulge in all things local. Dress up in your red-and-white best, and gather your family and…

Why you should bring your children to watch SRT’s Gretel and Hansel (Mandarin) – 糖果屋历险记

Growing up is lots of fun, especially when there’s a brother or a sister to grow along with you. But what happens if you don’t really want a sibling? In…

July 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

The kids may be back in school, but the fun doesn’t stop! So join us as we keep you on the radar of all things fresh and fun to see,…

14 Useful Father’s Day Gifts for the Man Who Doesn’t Know He Needs Them (2022)

Dad, dad, dad. He’s a daughter’s first love, and a son’s first hero. Alas, he can also be the most difficult person to buy a gift for, especially if he…

23 Father’s Day 2022 Buffets, Set Menus & Takeaway Feasts Fit for a King

Mum gets all the attention on Mother’s Day. What about poor ol’ Dad? Father’s Day 2022 falls on 19 June, right smack in the middle of the school holidays. Take…

Fall in for Camp 1N at the Singapore Discovery Centre, the Best 24 Hours you’ll have with your Kids this Holiday (review)

TL;DR This awesome school holiday camp-cation by the Singapore Discovery Centre is so popular it’s always booked out. But Camp 1N is back this month (till 26 June) and tents…

June 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

With the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, this month promises non-stop action everywhere you look. Join us as we keep you on the radar of all things fresh and fun to…

How to Get your Children to Tidy Up by themselves – and Enjoy doing it

Are you a parent who is constantly nagging at your kids to tidy their room or study table? I was the same until it hit me that my kids, aged…

15 Family-Friendly Wildlife Adventures in Australia that let you Help Animals

Did you know that Australia has unique wildlife that is not found anywhere else on earth? Now that borders are open to international travellers, it’s a great time to bring…

8 Made For Families Activities and Deals for a Joyful June holiday!

Parents and kids might have been too busy with school and work to spend much time together during the school term. Hence, with the school holidays just around the corner,…

June School Holidays 2022 Activity Guide for Kids & Families in Singapore

School’s out! Well, almost, so it’s time to start planning how to keep the kiddos engaged for a month. You could go adventure camping as a family, dine with dinosaurs,…

Ultimate Bucket List Holiday in Dubai for Families and Kids

With its vast selection of sights, sounds, and experiences, Dubai has something for everyone — from families with young ones to adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers. Attractions include the world’s largest…

Top 10 Fun Adventures for Family and Kids to Experience in New Zealand

Kia ora! In case you didn’t know, New Zealand is now welcoming visitors, including Singaporeans. So if you’ve been dreaming about visiting The Land of the Long White Cloud for…

Bak Chang 2022: Classic & Contemporary Rice Dumplings this Dragon Boat Festival

The time-honoured Dragon Boat Festival or 端午节 (duān wǔ jié) falls on 3 June this year. Yes, those glutinous rice dumplings a.k.a. 粽子 (zòng zǐ) a.k.a. bak chang are back!…

May 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

May boasts the most public holidays this year, with Labour Day, Hari Raya Puasa, and Vesak Day giving us two long weekends. In case you’re wondering what to do, don’t…

25 Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Family’s MVP (Most Valuable Player)

No two mothers are alike, but all mums have something in common — their unconditional love and care for their family. What would we do without it? From chef to…

22 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas, Afternoon Teas & Delicious Feasts Fit for a Queen

Once a year, we dedicate a day to the queen of our hearts — mummy dearest! Mother’s Day falls on 8 May this year, so it’s time to start making…

7 Tips for an Awesome Cruise on Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean for Families and Kids

In case you haven’t heard, Spectrum of the Seas, the Royal Caribbean International’s biggest, newest ship in Asia, sets sail on its inaugural 2022 cruise from Singapore today. If you…

Easter 2022: 30 Cracking Brunches, Goodies & Egg-tivities

Easter is a season of new beginnings. With Covid-19 restrictions at its laxest in two years, Easter 2022 is definitely one worth celebrating. Indulge in all the trappings of spring…

April 2022: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

The month when it all happens — Autism Awareness Day, Indian New Year, Ramadan, Easter, Earth Day — is turning out to be quite the busy one. Are you ready?…

Ramadan 2022: Delightful Iftar Buffets and Dining Promos Worth Fasting for

Each year, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk daily during the sacred month of Ramadan. They buka puasa or break their fast with an evening meal referred to as iftar….

March 2022: School Holiday Fun + What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

And just like that we’re in month three of 2022! Where did all the days go? And did you spend them well? Fret not. We’re here to keep you on…

7 Awesome Staycations for Families to Play and Learn in 2022

Vaccinated Travel Lanes may be opening up across the world but you may not be comfortable bringing your little ones on flights and across borders. In addition there are also…

‘I Spy’ 36+ Kid-friendly Adventures in Australia 2022

Australia is now welcoming (vaccinated) Singaporeans again and its city playgrounds are ripe for exploration. Families with kids of all ages will stay entertained while building lasting memories. Still, it’s…

Gear up for Battle for Singapore 2022

Eighty years ago today, Singapore was under siege and soon to witness the largest British surrender in history. Go back in time to the Fall of Singapore as the National…

February 2022: All the Family Fun and New Things in Singapore this Month

Xin nian kuai le, tian tian mi mi! From Chinese New Year to Valentine’s Day, there’s lots for families to enjoy and explore, and we’re going to keep you on…

9 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids That Mums Love Too!

Ensuring our children have a proper, nutritious, and yummy breakfast every day isn’t easy. Busy parents don’t always have the luxury of time to prep a fresh meal first thing…

Why the Huawei MatePad Pro is a Family’s Constant Companion

We’re definitely living in challenging times, with constant changes being the only, well, constant. Standard topics for small talk now range from “Have you gotten your vaccines?” to “Are you…

Best Pineapple Tarts & New Must-try CNY Goodies in 2022

Your New Year resolution may have been to eat healthier and lose a few excess kilos. But Chinese New Year is no time to be counting calories, just your blessings….

Spring into CNY 2022 with Rawr-some Activities for the Whole Family

The first day of CNY 2022 falls on the first day of February this year. But as always, the activities and excitement have already begun. From festive museum-hopping, mall-hopping, and…

January 2022: All the Family Fun and New Things in Singapore this month

Happy New Year! It’s 2022 and the Year of the Tiger is roaring in with lots for families to enjoy and explore, and we’re going to keep you on the…

30+ CNY 2022 Reunion Dinners to Usher in the Year of the Tiger

The majestic tiger is a symbol of strength and vitality. And those are qualities we all need a whole lot of more after the year we’ve had. We’ve put together…

Where to find Qipao, Cheongsam, and Super-comfy Clothes for CNY 2022

Whoo-hoo! Get ready to greet the Year of the Tiger with these qipao, cheongsam, and mandarin-collar shirts from homegrown labels that we love. This season’s styles are more gorgeous than…

Where to find Qipao, Cheongsam, and Super-comfy Clothes for CNY 2022

Whoo-hoo! Get ready to greet the Year of the Tiger with these qipao, cheongsam, and mandarin-collar shirts from homegrown labels that we love. This season’s styles are more gorgeous than…

Where to find Qipao, Cheongsam, and Super-comfy Clothes for CNY 2022

Whoo-hoo! Get ready to greet the Year of the Tiger with these qipao, cheongsam, and mandarin-collar shirts from homegrown labels that we love. This season’s styles are more gorgeous than…

What kind of Parent are you, based on your Chinese Zodiac? + your 2022 forecast

And just like that, it’s almost the end of the year, and we’re gazing head-on at the eye of the tiger (2022 is the lunar year of the water tiger,…

School Holidays & Public Holidays 2022: Family Staycations for Each Long Break

We’re glad to share that there will be six official long weekends to look forward to in 2022. Furthermore, by strategically taking leave days (or turning the H in #WFH…

Top 30 Log Cakes for 2021 & More Sweet Treats Yule Love!

No party is complete without cake, and at this time of year, the Yule log cake reigns supreme. With talented pastry chefs getting more creative year upon year, it was…

Where to Find all the Festive Fun in Singapore this Christmas 2021

In this special Christmas edition of our monthly list of all things good for families in Singapore, get ideas on things to do, places to go, and where to find…

Dynamic December: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s plenty…

25 Creative, Fun & Useful Christmas Gifts for Everyone in the Family 2021

What do you get for the people you love the most? Why, only the best, of course! This holiday season, surprise everyone in the family with Christmas gifts that will…

50 Christmas Feasts 2021: The Biggest Family-friendly Festive Feasticle in Town

With Covid-19 restrictions and safe management measures constantly in flux, planning ahead for festive feasts won’t be easy. To help you along, we put together more dine-in and takeaway ideas…

15 Old School Games to Play with Your Grandparents

Playing games isn’t just for children. Games have the ability to engage the elderly and create a sense of fun for them in the same way that it does for…

20+ Exciting Year-end School Holiday Activities – Let’s End 2021 on a High!

After more than 11 roller-coaster months, we’re all ready to call it a year. But until 2022 actually rolls around, help your children make precious memories with these exciting year-end…

Have a Wacky Vacation with Nickelodeon this School Holidays!

Psst! Exciting times are coming up on Nickelodeon for young ones this year-end school holidays and we’ve got all the deets here. Go camping and jellyfishing at Kamp Koral with…

Seriously Fun Skateboarding Lessons for Kids in Singapore

When a bunch of 12- and 13-year-old girls stole the show at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo earlier this year, it signalled the arrival of a new era….

Noteworthy November: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s plenty…

Kid-friendly Halloween 2021: Hair-raising Happenings & Freakish Feasts

Horror houses and scare fests are all well and good when you’re a footloose teenager or fancy-free young adult. But once you get promoted to parenthood, it’s time to replace…

Outrageous October: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s plenty…

La Clique Breaks New Ground in Singapore – But is it Family-friendly?

It’s been a LONG time since we last experienced live entertainment in Singapore, much less a full-blown theatrical performance, complete with international cast, live band and yes, live audience. In…

13 Healthy Meal Plan Subscriptions with Doorstep Delivery

Busy working parents often turn to tingkat deliveries to keep the family fed. However, the more traditional three-dishes-one-rice format doesn’t suit everybody. Some are hopping on the trend of doing…

Marina Bay Sands Staycation Review & Tips: have the best time with Family and Kids at MBS

It’s obvious why most people have a staycation at Marina Bay Sands — that 146m-long bucket list, once in a lifetime, highly instagrammable body of water that reigns as the…

Mid-Autumn Festival 2021: Family Fun under the Full Moon

Falling on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, the Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the key festivals for Chinese communities around the world. We all know that we…

It’s Reel Fun at These Family-friendly Fishing Spots in Singapore!

It may be hard to believe when you look at the bustling metropolis we live in today, but long before Raffles landed here, our sunny island set in the sea…

Super September: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s plenty…

On a Roll with PAW Patrol at City Square Mall!

Are your little ones fans of Ryder, Chase, Skye, and the rest of the PAW Patrol team? Then get ready to report for duty at City Square Mall during the…

September School Holidays 2021: Outdoor & #StayHome Fun for Every Child

Is it just me or has this year literally zoomed past? The September school holidays will be here (4-12 September) in two weeks! While it may be tempting to lock…

Mooncakes 2021: 40 Sublime Orbs to Savour this Mid-autumn Festival

Golden baked pastry filled with luscious lotus paste and salted egg yolks. Or novel flavours wrapped in tender snowskin. What’s not to like about mooncakes? While the actual Mid-autumn Festival…

Say Aloha to August: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s plenty…

Where to Kayak in Singapore: Trips, Courses, and more for Families and Kids

Sunlight on your skin, breezes in your hair, the sound of the waves lapping against your vessel… if you have already explored all of Singapore on land, where do you…

National Day 2021: Eats & Buys to Boost Our Singapore Spirit

The theme for this year’s NDP 2021 is “Together, Our Singapore Spirit”. And Singaporeans surely agree that nothing unites us more than our common love for food, shopping, and travel….

National Day 2021: NDP, fireworks, Red Lions, and more! (+ staycation giveaway!)

The National Day Parade is back at the Floating Platform this year, hooray! As you’ve probably heard, it has been postponed to 21 August 2021 because of the recent COVID-19…

Joyous July: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore (+ Giveaway)

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s…

6 Best Air Purifier options to Clear the Air in every Singaporean Home (2021)

Even before those reports (in May 2021) about the COVID-19 virus being airborne, air purifiers had already been seeing a steady uptick in sales. Add to this earlier studies showing…

Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed at the ArtScience Museum

 Confirm, double confirm, and chop. You do not have to be a game connoisseur to enjoy the ArtScience Museum’s newest exhibition Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed. Opening tomorrow (Saturday, 12 June 2021)…

Father’s Day 2021: Gifts and Feasts for a Dad-dicated Celebration

As of now, the Phase Two heightened alert measures end on 13 June. Which means that with any luck, we can celebrate Father’s Day 2021 on 20 June with fewer…

Jolly June: School Holiday Activities + What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to do, see, and eat on our little red dot every month. From the latest playgrounds and pop-up events to world-class stage productions and…

18 Decadent Rice Dumplings to Liven up Your #StayHome Dragon Boat Festival 2021

This year’s Dragon Boat Festival or 端午节 (duān wǔ jié) falls on 14 June 2021. But with the less-than-likely chance of any dragon boat races happening this season, let’s focus what’s…

A-May-zing May: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to see, do, and eat on on our little red dot. From the newest playgrounds and pop-ups to world-class productions and family-friendly menus, there’s…

Mother’s Day 2021: 30+ Brunches & Dining Deals for a Mum-orable Day

Author Washington Irving said it best: “A mother is the truest friend we have; when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us, when adversity takes the place of prosperity, when…

Mother’s Day 2021: 18 Gifts of Self-Love and Self-care for Every Mum

Mother. The first to wake up and the last to go to bed. Whether she goes to the office, works from home, or is a stay-at-home parent, she also runs…

Earth Day 2021: 6 Kid-friendly Plant-based Recipes to Try

There’s no doubt that the movement to go meatless is taking off in a big way in Singapore. New vegan and vegetarian restaurants are popping up like mushrooms after a…

13 Places to Tackle Bouldering and Rock Climbing for Kids (+ Elliott Goes Upwall Climbing!)

The next time your kids are driving you up the proverbial wall, tell them to go — literally — climb the walls instead! They’ll not only get to work off…

Ramadan 2021: Break Fast with Delectable Iftar Buffets and Dining Promotions

Each year, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk daily during the sacred month of Ramadan. They buka puasa or break their fast with an evening meal referred to as iftar….

Awesome April: What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to do, see, and eat on our little red dot every month. From the latest playgrounds and pop-up events to world-class stage productions and…

Easter 2021: Brunches and Goodies for EveryBunny

Last Easter took place soon after Singapore entered our COVID-19 circuit breaker period. Most everything from brunches to egg hunts were essentially dashed, and things weren’t looking great. So we’re…

We Love this Family Photoshoot on a Cruise by AndroidsinBoots

Call it serendipity. When you put one family, plus the photographer who shot the parents’ wedding together on a ship, you get… boom! A destination family photoshoot on a cruise!…

Marvellous March 2021: School Holiday Fun + What’s In, Out, and About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to do, see, and eat on our little red dot every month. From the latest playgrounds and pop-up events to world-class stage productions and…

6 Singapore Children’s Books that Encourage Kindness

The R.J. Palacio children’s book Wonder made kindness a mantra when it appeared on our bookshelves nine years ago. Almost a decade (and one movie) later, the clarion call of…

Best 30-minute Workouts for Busy Mums in Singapore

The baby’s finally sleeping more than 15 minutes at a stretch. The toddler is in preschool. You can finally pee in peace, take a full shower, and have a meal…

Fabulous February: What’s In, Out, & About for Families in Singapore

There’s always something fresh and fun to do, see, and eat on our little red dot every month. From the latest playgrounds and pop-up events to world-class stage productions and…

Discover your Hero Character at the STAR WARS™ Identities Exhibition

From tomorrow, 30 January 2021, you can step into a galaxy far, far away as STAR WARS Identities opens at the ArtScience Museum. Running till 13 June 2021, Singapore is…

23 Fab-‘Niu’-Lous CNY 2021 activities to welcome the Year of the Ox

It’s a “Niu” year and we at SingaporeMotherhood are all about putting the past behind and “moo-ving” on in this Year of the Ox. And with Lunar New Year-themed LEGO®…

CNY 2021 Reunion Dinners: 32 Ox-picious Dine-in and Takeaway Highlights

Last Chinese New Year, we thronged the Chinatown night market, visited extended family, gave hongbaos to all the children, and tossed yusheng to glorious heights. Huat innocent times! This year,…

13 Huat-some Qipao & Cheongsam to welcome CNY 2021, the Year of the Metal Ox

Who’s ready for a huat-tastic Year of the Ox in 2021? We are! And we’ve got the whole fambam dressing up for it too, with these CNY qipao, cheongsam, and…

Royal Caribbean Cruise Review: From Ocean Getaway to COVID Scare

Heard the news about a COVID-19 case on board the Royal Caribbean cruise earlier this month? Well, we were on it too! After an incident-free cruise on another ship barely…

Good Riddance to 2020 & Hello to 2021 Long Weekends & Public Holidays!

Can’t wait to wave goodbye to 2020? Start by making plans for 2021! Sadly, there will only be four official long weekends from public holidays to look forward to. That’s…

36 Christmas Takeaways 2020: Our Picks of Festive Feasting Packages and Yule Log Cakes

There is no place like home for the holidays. So in a year when overseas travel is hardly possible and dining out in large groups is actually illegal, staying home…

More than 20 Christmas Gifts for everyone in the Family

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! However, if you have not started shopping for Christmas gifts yet, don’t worry. This list of ideas for all in the…

It’s Time for Christmas Shopping (plus Giveaways Galore!) at SingaporeMotherhood

It’s almost Christmas and boy, do we have exciting news for you. From 1 to 25 December, do your Christmas shopping at SingaporeMotherhood and stand to win one of 10…

Christmas 2020: 20++ fun places to find the X’mas Spirit in Singapore this festive season

Can you believe it? It’s Christmas 2020 already. Where did the year go? Whether you’re opting to keep things quiet this year, or planning an all-out celebration to mark the…

30+ Christmas Feasts 2020: Savour Festive Flavours and Family Togetherness

Until the powers-that-be announce otherwise, we must assume that our year-end celebrations remain parties of no more than five. We say it sounds like the perfect excuse to take the…

World Dream Cruise Review: COVID-safe Super Seacation for the Whole Family

When I first heard about the return of cruises, my heart skipped a beat. Was this the first sign of leisure travel returning? I had scoffed at the idea of…

Top 6 Cycling Schools Where Kids Can Learn to Cycle in Singapore

Is your kid chomping at the bit to pedal away on his own two wheels? Bet you’re not ready to let go! Most children can learn to ride a bicycle…

13 Meaningful Questions to Ask Your Grandparents ahead of Grandparents Day

How much do you know about your grandparents? And how much do your kids know about theirs? Do you know how they first met, or what shenanigans they got up…

Have a Family First Staycation at the InterContinental Singapore Hotel (review)

I had never stayed at the InterContinental Singapore before, but overseas friends have gushed over its impeccable service standards and its Straits Chinese-inspired design. Furthermore, there’s its proximity to Bugis…

Year-end School Holidays 2020: Exciting Activities and Happenings (+ Giveaways!) this Nov-Dec

Good news! The last day of the school year falls on 20 November. For the kids, it means the year-end school holidays 2020 are almost here — yippee! And yes,…

17 Places to Donate Books and More in Singapore

Preloved novels collecting dust, self-help books you’ll never read again, not to mention your kids’ old textbooks that keep piling up. Wondering what to do with all these old books…

LEGO Rebuild The World (+ LEGO® Classic Bricks Bricks Plates Giveaway)

If you could use LEGO to create anything you want in a reimagined world, what would you build? For seven-year-old Tyra in Singapore, it is the hotels that her father…

Urban Gardening with Kids: How to Grow Fruits and Veggies at Home

Have you ever asked your kids where their food comes from and got the answer “the supermarket”? Well, perhaps it’s time to bring them back down to earth — literally!…

Kid-friendly Halloween 2020 Happenings for Fa-boo-lous Fun

You’ve probably heard the news by now. Singapore’s biggest annual scare fest — Universal Studio Singapore’s Halloween Horror Nights — has been called off this year. It’s not surprising, given…

19 Work From Hotel Packages & Co-working Spaces for a Conducive #WFH Workation

Ready to climb your four walls because you’re struggling to get any work done at home? Perhaps the kids are too distracting. Or your makeshift home office (read: dining table…

48 Top Maternity, Newborn, Children & Family Photography Studios in Singapore

Your pregnancy lasts around 40 weeks. Those tiny newborn facial features? Not even 40 days. And as your children grow, every milestone along the way is yet another experience to…

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020: Full of Heart-warming Family Fun Experiences

With everything gone haywire in 2020, it’s comforting that some things stay the same. For example, our appreciation of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival! Yes, it’s that time of year again…

Hotel G Singapore — 8 ways we love this Small but Swell Staycation Spot (review + giveaway)

Hotel G Singapore is like a chinese puzzle box. It’s right in front of you, but there’s no sign of the hotel entrance. But once you’ve unlocked the way in,…

Mooncake Festival 2020 Goes Online this Mid-Autumn – Pros, Cons, and Mooncakes Galore!

Life hasn’t been the same since COVID-19 descended upon us. Something that hasn’t changed, however, is that mooncakes remain a key part of Chinese Mid-autumn Festival celebrations in Singapore. The…

September School Holidays 2020: Home and Away Fun for Everyone (+ a Giveaway!)

With the MOE school calendar all topsy-turvy this year, you would be forgiven for losing track of the dates. But the kids surely haven’t forgotten that the September school hols…

Finding Serenity at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore (Staycation Review + Giveaway)

The kids and I are poolside at the Four Seasons Singapore rooftop family pool. The friendly pool aunty plies us with agar-agar and ice-cold drinks to help us beat the…

6 On-trend Activities to Boost #stayhome Family Bonding in Phase Two and Beyond

Even in Phase Two of Singapore’s safe reopening, everyone has a responsibility to prevent COVID-19 infections from spreading again by adhering to safe distancing measures. And let’s face it, the…

12 Family-friendly Hotels in Singapore for Staycations 2020

The evolving COVID-19 pandemic may have hobbled travel plans, but that doesn’t mean you’re completely grounded. Gather your restless brood for a quick getaway — sans the inflight anxiety —…

National Day 2020 Events, Dining Deals, and More for a Heartfelt Celebration

In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s apt that Singapore is planning rather muted National Day 2020 celebrations this year. Yet celebrate we must! We’re not quite clear of…

13 Kid-friendly Nature Trails for Easy Hiking in Singapore

Being cooped up all day long indoors is not the best state for growing minds and bodies to be in. The solution? Bring your kids hiking. Enjoy being immersed in…

8 Awesomely Easy Rice Cooker Meals

As we continue to try and stay at home as much as possible during Phase One of Singapore’s reopening post-Circuit Breaker, we’re still Working From Home (WFH), with many juggling…

Father’s Day 2020 Delivery: Wine & Dine Dad with 40+ Delectable Dining Deals

Father’s Day falls on 21 June this year, but like every other occasion since COVID-19, there’s a new normal afoot. Thankfully, with Phase One of post-Circuit Breaker in effect (and…

Virtual Tours and Real Gifts to Make Father’s Day 2020 Special

Transport the beloved dads in your life from the confines imposed by social distancing measures into fascinating realms of discovery. Immersive online museum tours and virtual traipses through national parks…

Bak Chang Delivery 2020: Restaurants & Hawkers that Send Glutinous Rice Dumplings to Your Doorstep

It’s probably true that fewer Singaporeans wrap their own glutinous rice dumplings with the passing of each generation. However, that’s not to say we don’t enjoy them anymore. After all,…

Cutest Bentos for Kids by Amazingly Creative Instagram Mamas

Due to the Circuit Breaker measures, most of us haven’t had to pack lunchboxes for our kids for quite awhile. However, with school about to start up again, albeit in…

Super-Fun No-Screen, At-Home Play Ideas your Toddlers and Preschoolers will Love

With Covid-19 having pressed pause on most of our lives, parents suddenly find themselves with their kids at home … 24/7. That’s a lot of time! And those energetic young…

May School Holidays 2020: Cool stay-at-home Activities your Kids can do

The mid-year school holidays in May? Who’d have thought this would happen? But unprecedented circumstances thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic means unprecedented school holiday dates, and the need for unprecedented…

Popular Hawker Deliveries for Singapore’s Circuit Breaker

Why get into hot soup for something like dining on bak kut teh, when you can have your favourite comfort food delivered to your doorstep? These popular hawker deliveries can…

Ramadan in Singapore: a Guide for Kids

Ramadan is the Muslim holy month, marked by daily fasting from dawn to sunset, ending with the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Muslims practice Ramadan every year on the ninth…

Earth Day 2020: Upcycled Craft Ideas for #stayhome Fun

It is Earth Day today, Wednesday 22 April, and while you and the kids are in #stayhome mode, there’s lots you can do to celebrate this planet we call home….

Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide – Make Her Day without Leaving Home (Exclusive Promos Inside!)

With all non-essential shops closed during this Circuit Breaker period, it’s essential to get creative when it comes to gifting. And while we can hope that the rules will be…

FREE post-HBL Fun for Kids and Families

The first full week of home-based learning is over and by now, most of us would be familiar with the schedule. You’ve created personal space for each person to work…

International Bento Delivery and Takeaway Deals during Singapore’s Circuit Breaker Period

Most of us are stuck in #WFH and #HBL mode during this Circuit Breaker period. And with no upcoming family holidays to look forward to, the future is looking pretty…

The First Dish I taught my Child to Cook

Imparting good habits, knowledge and values to your children is something that every parent aims to do, but what about recipes? Whether it’s a familiar favourite or a heritage dish…

Online Fresh Food Delivery in Singapore

With #WFH and #HBL plus the Gov’s call to #stayhome during this “circuit breaker” period, many of us will probably be cooking more at home. Unsurprisingly, supplies are somewhat slim…

Easter 2020: Brunches and Goodies to See Us through an Egg-stra Tough Easter Season

The season of Lent refers to a period of 40 days that culminates in the Easter weekend each year. Christians observe Lent by making sacrifices in their daily lives. This…

Best Dim Sum in Singapore for Your Multi-generational Yum Cha

Sometimes all you need is comfort food. Still, what people of different ages and tastes consider comfort food can vary quite a bit. While you crave a bowl of Michelin-star…

8 Eco-friendly Resort Getaways for your next Family Holiday

Sustainability has become a buzzword in every aspect of our lives, from food to packaging, and even travel. However, travel can be harmful to the environment. How to amend that?…

New Zealand with Kids: Fantastic Adventures for the Whole Family

New Zealand is arguably the most beautiful country in the world. It is an amazing place to go on a family adventure, exploring mountains, lakes, meadows, towns and cities. We…

Where Chefs Eat in Singapore with their Families and Kids

There’s no doubting the fact that chefs are foodies. So if you are hoping for the best recommendations on where to eat in Singapore with the family, who better to…

5 Things I Think about when taking Kid and Family pictures: Kerry Cheah of Red Bus Photography tells us

It is love at first sight when I see the photos that Kerry Cheah has taken. The mum of two, who is also founder and chief photographer of Red Bus…

March into a Fun-filled Family Moments Staycation at Park Hotel Clarke Quay (Review + Giveaway)

Chances are, your family has decided to stay in Singapore during the upcoming March school holidays instead of travelling overseas because of COVID-19. What will your kids be doing? Why…

11 Beautiful Islands near Singapore That Won’t Require You to Take a Plane

Sadly, many of us do not have the privilege to take time off as and when we like — #adulting is tough and #parenting tougher still! Still, if you find…

March School Holidays 2020: Great Fun for Kids Indoors and Out!

Perhaps you’ve been keeping your little ones at home after school and on weekends because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Come mid-March though, when the March school holidays 2020 start, we…

2020 Kids Running Events – It’s Formula Run Time!

Many adults participate in running events as a way to escape from the stress of daily life. Children, too, can benefit from running, so why not make it a family-bonding…

48 Kid-friendly Cafes and Restaurants in Singapore (2020 update)

We all love going out for a meal with the family, and with kid-friendly restaurants and cafes all over Singapore, dining out can be as relaxed or as exciting as…

Valentine’s Day 2020: Last-minute Ideas for that Romantic Celebration

Becoming a parent doesn’t — and shouldn’t — mean neglecting your spouse. In fact, it’s extra important to set aside time for your other half, because happy couples pave the…

Siem Reap with Kids: A Surprisingly Family-friendly Destination

Cambodia may be a backpackers paradise but it’s also an amazing, out-of-the-ordinary place to go on a family holiday with kids. With beautiful scenery, cultural attractions and heartwarming people, Cambodia…

10 Nosy #NoFilter Questions we’ve been asked during CNY Visits (and how to answer some of them)

The Lunar New Year is a time for feasting, family fun, and… interrogation? Well that’s what it can seem like, especially when relations whom you have not seen since the…

Light to Night Festival 2020: Playful Highlights for the Whole Family

Taking on the theme “Invisible Cities”, Light to Night Festival 2020 takes us through a reimagination of our historic Civic District. Over the next two weekends, visitors are invited to…

CNY 2020: All the Best Places to Usher in Prosperity for the Year of the Metal Rat

Admit it, you’ve dug into those pineapple tarts already, haven’t you? You’re not alone; we have too. There’s no better way to get into the Lunar New Year mood than…

CNY Cheongsam 2020: Because Matching Traditional Outfits for the Whole Family is a Thing

Chinese New Year always brings about a flurry of excitement. And it begins with donning your brand-new CNY outfit before making rounds to visit family and friends. The traditional cheongsam…

CNY 2020: ‘Huat’ to Do to Have an Eco-friendly, Sustainable, Zero Waste CNY in the Year of the Metal Rat

Chinese New Year is often a massive affair for those who celebrate it. We love the feasting, the gatherings, and the traditions that go with it. But as we eat,…

Grand Park City Hall has the most Fabulous Family Rooms and Stylish Suites in the Civic District (Review)

Nestled between centuries-old heritage on one side and flashy modernity on the other, the Grand Park City Hall is easy to miss. It is surrounded by shopping enclaves like Raffles…

Last-minute Christmas Shopping 2019: under $20, under $50, and Splurge Gifts for Everyone in the Family

It’s exactly one week till Christmas and you haven’t found a gift for all the babies, kiddos, mummies and daddies on your list yet. Guess what, it’s just about time…

41 CNY 2020 Reunion Dinners + Yusheng Highlights – from Hotel Feasts to ‘Zichar’ Bests

In case you didn’t know, we’ll be ringing in the Year of the Rat on 25 January 2020. Which means it’ll be time to gather loved ones for reunion dinner…

Zero-Waste, Eco-friendly Christmas Gifts for Everyone in the Family (2019)

With 2019 being Singapore’s Singapore’s Year Towards Zero Waste, why not give eco-friendly Christmas gifts that are also as ethically sourced as possible? These can all be found in Singapore,…

Christmas 2019: See Santa, Meet your Favourite Characters, Play in ‘Snow’, Shop at Festive Markets, take IG-worthy X’mas photos, and More!

It’s December! Are you and the kids in the mood for Christmas yet? If you need a little help, here’s where you can meet Santa, experience ‘snowfall’ in Singapore, sing…

25+ Best Log Cakes and Roast Turkeys 2019: Quick-and-Easy Guide to Festive Treats Your Christmas Party Needs

Planning to throw your own Christmas party this year? Then this quick-and-easy guide recommending the best log cakes and roast turkeys will definitely come in handy. Many also offer complete…

52 Christmas Feasts 2019: Dine Your Way through the Merriest Season of the Year!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, or so the song goes. One of the best ways to celebrate the year-end holiday season is surely by gathering family and…

2219: Futures Imagined at the ArtScience Museum

In 200 years from now, the world will be ___________. What word would you use to fill in the blank? In conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial, which looks at our…

30 Awesome Annual Family Passes Worth Spending on (2019 Update!)

Let’s face it. As amazing as some of Singapore’s best family-friendly attractions or children’s playgrounds might be, entry doesn’t come cheap. Thankfully, more of them are offering annual family passes…

20 Places You Can Donate Books and More in Singapore (2019 Update!)

Preloved novels collecting dust, self-help books you’ll never read again, not to mention your kids’ old textbooks that keep piling up. Wondering what to do with all these old books…

November & December School Holidays 2019: 35 Fab Events and Activities not to be missed!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year; the year-end school holidays are here! Six weeks of holidays means six weeks of non-stop fun for the kids. There’s so much…

JW Marriott Singapore South Beach Presents Fun for the Whole Family! (Review + Giveaway)

Situated in downtown Singapore, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is perhaps best known for its Philippe Starck designer furnishings. It’s also popular among business travellers and well-heeled jetsetters. But did…

Winter Wear for Babies and Kids: Where to Buy and Rent in Singapore

Living in a tropical country like Singapore means we love to holiday in a cool climate where we have the opportunity to dress up in winter wear. Whether it’s a…

The Best Board Games for Kids, from Age 3 to Teens

Get into your pyjamas, make some Milo, break out the board games, and get ready for an exciting Saturday night… in! At a time where we are becoming more aware…

Climate S.O.S. at the ArtScience Museum is a Free, Month-long Exhibition that Everyone Needs to See

If there is only one exhibition you bring your children to this year, make it Season of Sustainability – Climate S.O.S. This month-long showcase at level four of the ArtScience…

21 Eerie-sistable Kid-friendly Halloween Events 2019 (Plus TWO Giveaways!)

It’s that time of year again when we dress (the kids) up in ghoulishly cute costumes and go trick-or-treating. Of course, parents with young kids would prefer lots of “Boos”…

Children’s Day 2019: Events and Activities to Surprise the Kids on Their Special Weekend

Adults generally don’t think much about Children’s Day. It’s just a one-day school holiday for the younger ones and a regular work day for everyone else. Well, why not take…

HortPark Nature Playgarden – A Magical Garden for Little Ones

I believe it’s important for kids—and even adults—to get out into the great outdoors now and again. Climb a tree, roll in the mud, get dirty and simply get creative…

A Run-cation at the Bintan Marathon 2019 Family Run

We spent the first weekend of the 2019 September school holidays at the Mandiri Bintan Marathon and I wish I could say that this momma ran a marathon but nah….

Mid-Autumn Festival 2019: Celebrate with Luminous Lanterns, Cultural Performances and Sumptuous Reunions

It’s that time of year again to listen to fanciful stories about Chang’e and the Jade Rabbit. Or gaze at the moon while savouring mooncakes and tea. And for those…

Ritz Carlton Monopoly Game Night: Family Staycation Review

Ever fantasised about becoming a real estate mogul or an art connoisseur in the world’s most expensive city? Good news, you can. All you need is the Ritz Carlton Monopoly…

Mooncake Festival 2019: 40+ Magnificent Mooncake Collections This Mid-autumn

This year’s Mooncake Festival 2019 falls on 13 September, so that means it’s time to stock up on those yummy morsels. From super-extravagant to affordable-yet-presentable, there’s a mooncake – or…

September School Holidays 2019: 26 Fun Events and Activities to Keep your Little Ones Busy

It’s the September school holidays again. If your children are attending local schools in Singapore this is the second, and last week-long holiday of the year for them. It’s also…

Beyond Kids’ Clubs: New Family and Kid-Friendly Activities at Hotels & Resorts

Remember when hotels and resorts only had kids’ clubs? We love them for helping to keep our little ones entertained while on a family holiday. These days though, hotels and…

Singapore Night Festival 2019: 16 Highlights You Don’t Wanna Miss

As promised, a plethora of illuminating experiences is transforming the Bras Basah.Bugis district into an ethereal wonderland. And it all lights up tomorrow! Boasting 16 Night Lights, over 40 performances…

National Day 2019 Events: Family-friendly Celebrations beyond the Padang

It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas, silly. It’s Singapore’s 54th birthday! And since we’re also marking our Bicentennial, you know that it’s gonna be a super big…

6 Perfect Mums-only Holiday Destinations (Asia)

Yes, a mums-only holiday sounds like a massive guilt trip in the making. Who could leave her kids at home to jet off on a holiday? Gasp! But honestly, getting…

The Ultimate Guide to National Day 2019 Fireworks, Feasts and Family Fun!

Did you know that this year’s National Day Parade (NDP 2019) will be returning to the Padang on 9 August? Our 54th birthday bash will be an extra special celebration…

5 Ways to Live a Zero-Waste Lifestyle in Singapore Now

2019 is the Year Towards Zero Waste in Singapore. How has your #PlasticFreeJuly been going so far? Not done anything? It’s never too late to start, and yes you need…

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport — Stay, Shop, Play! Package is Staycation Perfection (Review)

If you haven’t brought your kids to explore Singapore’s newest shopping mammoth yet, book a Stay, Shop, Play! staycation at the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport right now. We were invited…

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Giveaway – 48 Hours of Non-stop Deals and Entertainment this July!

Amazon Prime Day is back in Singapore, and this time, Amazon’s member-exclusive annual shopping and savings event is gonna be the longest ever! That’s because Amazon Prime Day 2019 will…

14 Tingkat Caterers in Singapore to Satisfy Every Foodie

What to cook? Where to eat? Despite – or perhaps because we are surrounded by so much culinary wonder, these are possibly two of the most oft-asked questions in Singapore….

YOTEL Singapore: Review and Staycation Giveaway of the Best Stay in Orchard Road

At a cosy 16 square metres, it takes less than half a minute to suss out our Premium Queen with Bunk cabin at YOTEL Singapore. As the kid says, our…

Pet-friendly Hotels in Singapore for the Whole Family, Furkids Included!

Which Singaporean doesn’t love a fuss-free staycation every now and again? But for many of us, our family units extend beyond grandpa, grandma, daddy, mummy and kids. We consider our…

Rainforest Lumina 2019 (Season 2): A Multimedia Night Walk at the Singapore Zoo

If you missed the first edition of Rainforest Lumina at the Singapore Zoo last year, here’s your second chance. Nightly from now till 9 February 2020, the multimedia experience comes…

Best Family Road Trip Destinations from Singapore to Malaysia

Want to go on a last-minute holiday but don’t want the hassle of organising flights? Take a road trip to Malaysia. Assuming you’re driving from Singapore, you have plenty of…

Park Hotel Clarke Quay: Park Rewards, Staycation Review & Dining Giveaway!

The June school holidays are in full swing and the kids are running riot. Need a breather? How about a relaxing family staycation that lets you earn rewards at the…

Kiztopia Singapore Indoor Playground: 18,000 sq ft of Fun for Kids at Marina Square (Review)

Having spent the entire week counting down to the media preview of Kiztopia on Friday, little Elliott was bursting at the seams to get in. But first, we had to…

Genting Dream Cruise Review: Good Times for Families & Kids

True fact: cruises are for everyone, young and old. How do we know? Well the SingaporeMotherhood team was hosted on a 6D5N Genting Dream cruise (this is the first ship…

Father’s Day 2019: 28 Fab Feasts for Your Foodie Dad

We’ve all heard the old adage: the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Why argue with time-tested wisdom? Treat him to the good life – quality time…

How to Take the Best Family and Kids Photos

With the school holidays coming up, you’re probably planning trips, excursions, and outings with the kids. If you’re like most parents, that mobile phone or that DSLR is always in…

The Bicentennial Experience – A 700-year Journey that Families Must See!

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of modern Singapore, when Stamford Raffles arrived on our shores. But the centrepiece event of the Singapore Bicentennial takes us further…

A Complete Wrap of 14 Exquisite Bak Chang 2019

On the 5th day of the 5th lunar month every year, Chinese everywhere celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. Also known as Duan Wu Festival (端午节), it falls on 7 June…

June School Holidays 2019: 43 Super-fun Things for Kids to do

The four-week long June school holidays break is almost here! Have you got your jet-set plans all mapped out? Not to worry if not, for there are TONS of things…

Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Play by a river, explore a kampung, go underwater, and more!

The first Gallery Children’s Biennale in 2017 pioneered the idea of a dedicated visual arts festival just for little ones. More than 286,000 visitors thronged the National Gallery Singapore to…

Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2019: 17 Instagrammable Treats, Rated.

Happening from now till 5 June, traditional foods are back at Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2019 for a true Ramadan vibe. In fact, according to organisers Wisma Geylang Serai, 60…

9 Farms In Singapore You Didn’t Know Existed To Visit During The Weekend

Did you know that there are farms in Singapore? Bring the kids down for a countryside adventure as they learn about plants, animals, and more at these farms in Singapore!…

Mother’s Day 2019: 35 Smashing Ways to Pamper Your Super Mama in Singapore

It’s that time of year when we honour the miracle of mothers and motherhood. From brunch and cakes to events and activities, these are the most happening Mother’s Day 2019…

10 New Hotels for a Family (and Couple) Staycation in Singapore 2019

New year, new hotel for a family staycation? We like the way you think. You may have your favourite family staycation spot in mind, but with so many hotels in…

Village Hotel Sentosa: the most Family-Friendly Staycation in the State of Fun (Review)

If we have any reservations about the Village Hotel at Sentosa being hands-down the most family- and child-friendly accommodation in the State of Fun, they are quickly dispelled. Kids are…

Long Weekends, School Holidays, & Public Holidays 2020: The Best Kid- & Family-Friendly Things To Do

If you haven’t made plans for 2020 yet, start now. There will be 7 official long weekends from public holidays, and three from scheduled school holidays like Youth Day, Teachers’…

Easter 2019: The Everything Easter Guide and We’re Not Eggs-aggerating!

It’s time for Sunday brunches and Easter egg hunts galore once again. Easter 2019 falls on 21 April, so spring into our ultimate guide to 48 egg-venturous, egg-alicious and eggs-hilarating…

4 Ways Painting the Home with your Kids will make this the best-ever March Holidays

Painting the home with your kids sounds like a daunting task. But it’s a project that can build family bonds and teach the kids some life lessons as well.  Unleashing…

Jewel Changi Airport – Be the First in the World to See It!

Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) opens its doors to the world on 17 April 2019. But you can be the first to visit and experience everything it has to offer at previews…

International Women’s Day 2019: What to do, where to go with your girls in Singapore

We love the month of March for many things, but most of all for International Women’s Day 2019. Gather your posse and join in the fun at one of these…

34 Awesome Activities for the March School Holidays 2019

The March school holidays 2019 are a welcome break from school and we’re looking forward to trying out as many on this list of awesome activities as we can. Join…

7 Family Cruises in 2019 Sure to Float Your Boat!

Find your perfect getaway for the entire family at sea with one of these seven specially curated family cruises. You’ll never want to step onto dry land again. A cruise…

:: Giveaway :: Best Places for a Family Photoshoot in Singapore + 60mins Outdoor Family Photoshoot Giveaway!

A family photoshoot is probably the best way to document your child’s growing years. And with so many beautiful places in Singapore to take photos in, you can plan for a…

10 Super Kid-friendly Libraries in Singapore which have more than just books

There’s much more to a good children’s library than just endless shelves of children’s books. We’ve picked out 10 of the most kid-friendly libraries in Singapore to illustrate just what…

i Light Singapore 2019 is Bigger and Bolder!

i Light Singapore 2019 is bigger and bolder! Here’s our pick of the best installations to experience. Do you recall visiting the oh-so-popular i Light Marina Bay? This time, they’re…

Light to Night Festival 2019 – A Bumper Crop of Sensorial Encounters

Experience fresh sensorial art experiences across the Civic District in a two-part special at the Light to Night Festival 2019. We bring you a preview of immersive highlights families and…

Mother Daughter Dresses: 11 Winning Style Tips To Own The Twinning Look

If you’re thinking of twinning with your little one this Chinese New Year, get inspiration from these mother-daughter dress ups! One (extra) reason why mummies love their daughters is probably…

Get New Notes for CNY at 42 POSB pop-up ATMs from tomorrow

Get new notes (and good-as-new ones too) for CNY 2019 from tomorrow at DBS and POSB branches, or at 42 new notes pop-up ATMs islandwide If your CNY duties include…

Fun CNY 2019 Activities for the Whole Family

Not sure how to spend your Chinese New Year break? Fret not. Here’s our pick of the best CNY 2019 activities for the entire family! The Chinese New Year break…

10 Places to Buy Adorable Kids Traditional CNY Qipao this 2019!

Traditional CNY outfits don’t have to be old-fashioned or boring. In fact, there are tons of cute options for little ones. Here’s our pick of the best places to shop…

:: Giveaway :: Tickets to Musical TARU at Resorts World Theatre in Sentosa (+ Review)

Musical TARU is for fans of dinosaurs, friendship, and love. If that describes you (or your child), read on and find out how you can win tickets to watch this heartwarming yet hilarious…

24++ Huat-ppening Yusheng Platters for Your CNY 2019 Reunion Dinner

Planning your CNY 2019 reunion dinner? Here are indulgent restaurant banquets and auspicious takeaway options, with the most outstanding yusheng platters to usher in a blessed Year of the Pig!…

Furry Fun: 9 Cat, Dog And Pet-Friendly Cafes In Singapore

Our four-legged furry pals give us unconditional love and devotion. So why not take them out for fun this weekend at a pet cafe in Singapore? No pet? No problem….

:: Giveaway :: Live Like A Local and Win a Staycation at Grand Copthorne Waterfront!

Think staycations are boring? Think again! Win a 2D1N stay at Grand Copthorne Singapore, complete with exciting activities. Staycations are fast becoming Singaporeans’ favourite way of unwinding. No luggage, flights…

10 Spiffy Christmas Gifts for Dads & Grandpas (2018)

It always seems like the most important men in your life are also the toughest people to shop for. Our pick of the coolest Christmas gifts for Dads and Grandpas…

10 Lovely Christmas Gifts for Mums & Grandmas (2018)

Picking the perfect gift for the most special women in our lives takes more than jostling through Orchard Road crowds. These unique Christmas gifts for Mums and Grandmas will make…

Christmas 2018: 18 Fabulous Festive Activities to Enjoy with the Whole Family!

Christmas is the time to have maximum fun with the whole family! Pick from a myriad of merry activities 2018 to fill your calendar of fun this year-end Christmas is…

66 Fabulous Festive Feasts & Christmas Takeaways 2018: The Epic Dining Guide to the Jolliest Season of the Year!

It’s time to start making those celebratory reservations or ordering up a scrumptious storm. Either way, these fabulous festive feasts and Christmas takeaways will whet your festive appetites, for sure!…

SuperPark Singapore – The Revolutionary 40,000-sqf Indoor Playground for the Whole Family

The SingaporeMotherhood Team, with little Elliott leading the way, headed to the official launch of SuperPark Singapore on 17 November 2018 to discover the ‘Superparking’ lifestyle from Finland. While trying painstakingly…

:: Giveaway :: Fantastic Family Fun at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

Set on idyllic Siloso Beach, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is a perennial favourite with families and kids on staycation. We got a first-hand experience of its Family Fun…

6 Christmas Markets in Europe to Explore with Your Little Ones

We’ve got your holiday covered with these family-friendly Christmas markets in Europe where everyone, from young to old, gets to immerse themselves in the holly-jolly spirits! Not sure where to…

The Best Online Shopping Days for every Parent to Shop for their Kids

Want to shop the smart way? Keep an eye out for these online shopping sale days that will allow you to maximise your savings. There’s one almost every month of…

32 Exciting Year-End (November-December) School Holiday Activities 2018

The November-December school holidays are the best time for play because they come after the end of the academic year. Here’s some of the fun the kids can have this…

The Residence Bintan, the new Family-Friendly Holiday Destination you have to know

Stealing off for a weekend getaway to The Residence Bintan smack in the middle of the year-end exams rattles my Tiger Mum bones. But what the heck. This sneak vay-cay…

13 Free Indoor Playgrounds in Singapore

Fun doesn’t have to be over just because it’s too hot out or there’s a thunderstorm. Here’s our list of 13 free indoor playgrounds in Singapore to hang out with…

11 Fun and Unique Staycation Experiences in Singapore for the Family

With these uniquely different staycation experiences, you and your children can have a holiday of a lifetime – without even leaving the country! The school holidays are coming up and…

Organise Your Family Time with these Fab Family Apps!

Need help staying on top of everything? We’re here to help with our pick of fab family apps to help organise family time! Running a household can get hectic. It’s…

i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition: Sneak Peek

Are you a big fan of the annual i Light Marina Bay light art festival? Here’s a sneak peek of i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition! Next year marks 200 years…

Best Escape Room Games in Singapore for Families and Kids

Escape room games are a great way to spend some quality time with the kids and bond as a family. And you get to make use of those rusty brain…

10 Traditional Childhood Games Your iPhone-playing Kids Will Never Know

Here’s a rundown of the most popular childhood games of the ’80s and ’90s. They might be so ‘last century’ but your kid could learn a thing or two from…

Family-friendly Halloween Events 2018: Utterly Spooktacular Fun, Nightmares Not Included!

With plenty of family-friendly Halloween events designed especially for kids, dads, mums and even your pet dog, get ready to dress up, go trick-or-treating and generally have a frightfully fun…

Children’s Day 2018: Gear up for Exciting Long Weekend Family-bonding Experiences

Need ideas on what to do and where to go during the Children’s Day 2018 weekend? We’ve got you covered with a host of fun activities and happenings around town…

30 Outdoor Playgrounds in Singapore for Unlimited FREE Play!

We’ve done the sweaty work, and compiled the definitive list of best children’s outdoor playgrounds in Singapore for you. You’re welcome! We’ll be the first to admit it – it’s…

Womb Yoga: Let your Belly Hang Out, Find your Inner Goddess (and Cope with Stress and Anxiety)

Looking for a better way to cope with stress and anxiety? Try womb yoga. Designed by a woman, for women, this soft, free, and feminine practice celebrates the female body….

Going on Vacation with Baby? Here are 12 Things You Definitely Need to Pack

If you are travelling with Baby for the first time, make sure you pack all the appropriate gear so that the holiday will be a breeze. Oh and do remember…

Tayo Station at Downtown East: 10,000 sq ft of Fun + a Road Circuit too!

Take a peek inside Tayo Station, Southeast Asia’s first Tayo character-based indoor playground, where Tayo Station fans big and small can look forward to 10,000 sq ft of fun, Tayo…

Win a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-themed cruise vacation this September 2018!

Learn ninja secrets from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at their live show, bring their plushies home, or even win a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-theme cruise. It’s all happening at…

10 Inspirational Teachers We Can All Learn Something From

Teachers aren’t just limited to those teaching us in a classroom. This Teacher’s Day, we look back at 10 inspirational teachers from the movies who’ve inspired us in life. Teachers,…

September School Holidays (2018): 21 Fabulously Fun Learning Experiences to enjoy before the mugging starts

The September school holidays are the final break your school-going children will get to enjoy before their year-end exams. Here’s a tip: let them have their fun. Need ideas? Read…

Singapore Night Festival 2018: 12 High-Lights Families and Kids Will Love!

Our pick of 12 electrifying highlights that families and kids shouldn’t miss as the Singapore Night Festival 2018 sparks to life this weekend. It’s time to Bring on the Night…

Mooncake Festival 2018: 31 Best Mooncakes in Singapore this Mid-Autumn – and Where to Get Them

Sure to send you over the moon is this list of the yummiest mooncakes available during the Mooncake Festival 2018. The gorgeous packaging they come in makes them great gifts…

Sail Away with the World’s First & Only Tokidoki River Cruise in Singapore!

This August, sail away with Water B’s tokidoki river cruise! Explore Singapore’s iconic sights with these larger-than-life characters. Singapore’s newest water taxi operator, Water B, is making a big splash…

Once Upon a Ginger Chicken: 11 Reasons It’s How You Want to Celebrate National Day 2018

We tried it first to bring you all you need to know about Eatigo Sedap Society’s first pop-up theatrical dining experience, Eatigo Presents: Once Upon a Ginger Chicken. When an…

14 Must-have Singapore Gifts to bring that #WeAreSingapore spirit Home this National Day 2018

These Singapore gifts, inspired by everything on our little red dot, are our picks for getting into the #WeAreSingapore mood this National Day 2018! Singapore-inspired toys and products started becoming…

Exotic Family Travel Destinations for That Once-in-a-Lifetime Vacation

Considering opening your children’s horizons to places beyond Bangkok and Bali? Here are some surprisingly kid-friendly cities to check out in up-and-coming exotic family destinations. If you’re planning ahead to…

National Day 2018: Best Fireworks Views + Fun Family Activities

It’s time to celebrate our beloved nation’s birthday again! Here’s how to make the most out of your family funday this National Day 2018. In a blink of an eye,…

National Day 2018: 53 Fab Feasts and Shiok Staycations because #WeAreSingapore!

Make your dining and staycation reservations early and party through National Day 2018 in style with your loved ones. Alternatively, order up a storm and celebrate SG53 at home! Restaurants…

FREE Arts and Culture activities for Families and Kids in Singapore

Most experts agree: arts and culture can play a big role in a child’s personal development and general education. Kids who engage in creative, fun activities generally end up developing…

Singapore Zoo’s Rainforest Lumina Allows You to Saunter Through a New Illuminated Night Walk

Celebrate the Singapore Zoo’s 45th birthday by visiting the brand-new Rainforest Lumina – an illuminated multimedia night walk that sheds light on an enchanted world. We love the Night Safari…

::GIVEAWAY :: A 3D2N Holiday at Villa Crystal in Seminyak, Bali!

Newly renovated, with a well-sized private pool and a gorgeous, brand new kids’ room, this four-bedroom villa in Bali’s hippest shopping and eating district – Seminyak – is perfect for your…

Cool and Unique Classes for Mums! (2018 Edition)

Motherhood isn’t just all about carpool and cooking. Here’s our selection of the coolest classes for mums to indulge in and unleash their creativity! We’re definitely not the first to…

Top 10 Places to Bring the Kids for Dad Dates!

Looking to spend more quality time with the kids? Here’s our selection of the 10 best Singapore destinations for Dad Dates! With Father’s Day just around the corner, you may…

Unleash Your Creativity at Children’s Festival 2018: Small Big Dreamers at the National Gallery Singapore

Smallest children have the biggest dreams – here’s what to expect at Children’s Festival 2018: Small Big Dreamers by the National Gallery Singapore. With its continuous focus on engaging young…

Glutinous Rice Dumplings 2018: 29 Places for ‘Bak Zhang’ to Suit All Budgets

From celebrity chef restaurants to humble hawker stalls, here’s a comprehensive list of where to get your fix of bak zhang or glutinous rice dumplings this Dragon Boat Festival. This…

Avengers Assemble! All You Need to Know About Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes at the ArtScience Museum

Love all the superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe? Here’s what you need to know about the new Marvel Studios exhibition at the ArtScience Museum. Do you remember watching the…

KidZania Singapore: KidZ & Sports this June School Holiday 2018 + Pro-Tips!

Best way to get the kids moving this June school holiday? Bring them to KidZania Singapore for active, sporty fun With sweltering and stormy weather alternately hitting our little red…

Father’s Day 2018: Surprise Dad with 28 Brilliant Buffets, Exciting Events and More

Yes, Father’s Day 2018 is just around the corner. We’ve lined up loads of fab feasts to satisfy his appetite and fun happenings for Dad and the kids to bond…

Ocean Fest at the S.E.A. Aquarium in RWS Sentosa this June School Holiday 2018

It’s an eco-friendly season at the S.E.A. Aquarium this June School Holiday, with Ocean Fest happening from now till 24 June 2018 World Oceans Day is happening on 8 June…

Super Family-friendly Attractions and Things to Do in Pattaya

Thanks to expertly curated experiences and seamless bookings via Klook, the SingaporeMotherhood Team got to visit these six family-friendly attractions in Pattaya, Thailand. Usually when we think of vacations in…

Cirque du Soleil presents TORUK – The First Flight: From Back(stage) to Front (Row)

The SingaporeMotherhood Team head to the circus for the ultimate experience of Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight. Well, we didn’t quite get to join the circus, but…

51 FREE June School Holiday 2018 Activities: Have Fun with the Kids at No Cost!

Who says fun has to come at a cost? Here’s the ultimate round-up of the best free activities to keep the kids occupied this June holiday! We often lament that…

38 Cool New Things to Do This June School Holidays 2018

Breathe. It’s just a week to the June school holidays and non-stop fun for the kids. But there’s lots to enjoy as a family as well. Read on, gather friends,…

10 Seriously Unusual Museums in Singapore − Bet You Never Even Knew They Existed!

Contrary to the stereotype, museums are more than just dusty old galleries full of boring historical artefacts. Check out these unusual museums in Singapore, which are guaranteed to provide you…

New exhibits at KidsSTOP™ Teach Kids all about Healthy Living through Fun!

These new exhibits at the Science Centre’s KidsSTOP™ – which teach children about healthy living through fun – are here just in time for kids to enjoy during the upcoming June holidays…

Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2018: 17 Goodies that are Fun, Fancy & Absolutely Lit!

With the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2018 off and running over the weekend, we trooped down to get you an early scoop of what’s sizzling! Last year’s Geylang Serai Ramadan…

Ramadan 2018: Iftar Buffets & Hari Raya Bazaars Not to be Missed

For families observing fasts this Ramadan, these Iftar buffets and Hari Raya bazaars around town are great options for your evening meals, and day-to-night shopping. Non-Muslims are welcome too! This…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018: Gifts for Every Budget + Giveaways You Won’t Want to Miss!

Show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life with our Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018! We’ve got gifts for any budget and every kind of Mum…and giveaways…

49 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2018

Mother’s Day 2018 falls on 13 May, and we’ve put together a list of celebratory feasts, delicious cakes, family-bonding events and pampering staycations, all sure to put plenty of smiles…

Buds by Shangri-La: The New Magical Playground in Town (Giveaway + Review)

Buds by Shangri-La is a newly launched dedicated children’s interactive play space in the heart of Orchard Road, and it’s open to the public. Elliott − and his mummy −…

The More We Get Together: See our Iconic Neighbourhood Playgrounds at the National Museum of Singapore

How do the ubiquitous Neighbourhood Playgrounds of the past and the ones being built for the future compare? Find out at The More We Get Together, an exhibition at the National Museum…

The Artground’s 100 and 100 More Festival: Experiential Playgrounds & One-of-a-Kind Theatre Performances for Babies and Young Children!

Get ready to embrace your creative side with the kids at The Artground’s inaugural festival for young audiences: 100 and 100 More! With nearly 70 programmes to attend, there’s something…

Singapore Public Holidays 2019: Don’t Let These Ultra Long Weekends Slip By!

Pack your suitcases and grab your passports: here’s the complete list of Singapore public holidays 2019 and long weekends. Of the 11 gazetted public holidays next year, you can expect to…

13 Easy Ways You Can Teach Your Child to be A Planet Hero for Earth Hour 2018

As we celebrate Earth Hour 2018, here are some easy ways to teach your child about saving the environment through fun events and activities at home! On 24 March this…

The Ultimate List of 30 Eggceptional Easter Brunches and Egg Hunts in Singapore

Easter Sunday falls on 1 April this year, but before you start cracking yolks, check out these Easter brunches and egg hunts in Singapore where the entire family can have…

Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay 2018: 19m Tall Unicorn Slide, Six-Storey Tall Gorilla, and More!

After a year of anticipation, the second edition of Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay returns this 2018!  This March, the second edition of Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @…

i Light Marina Bay 2018: 12 Light Art Installations the Kids Will Love

There’s so much happening at i Light Marina Bay 2018, so we’ve helped you narrow it down. Here are 12 of the must-see light art installations that families with children…

LEGOLAND Hotel Malaysia: Stay and Play with Royalty, Pirates, Ninjas, and Adventurers (Review)

LEGOLAND is a one-stop destination for family fun, with eye-catching décor, kid-friendly facilities, and a blocking-fun LEGO experience for everyone, just 20 minutes from Singapore! Who hasn’t played with and…

10 Family-friendly Serviced Apartments in Singapore: for times when you’re Renovating, Relocating or thinking of a Staycation!

Looking for the best family-friendly serviced apartments in Singapore? Here are some that you’ll love to call your home away from home. The kids won’t wanna leave! Is it time…

March School Holidays 2018: 26 Super-Fun Activities for Kids to Enjoy

In a blink of an eye, the first term of school is over and the March school holidays (10-18 March 2018) are here. Check out what we’ve found in and…

Forest Adventure at Bedok Reservoir: Newly-Revamped with Even More Fun for Kids

Forest Adventure, Singapore’s first and only treetop course, marks its 10th anniversary with a brand-new course for the ultimate outdoor adventure! Have your kids been missing out on some outdoor…

Kelongs around Singapore for a Low-tech No-screen Device-free Family Getaway

Forget luxury hotels and integrated resorts with free high-speed Wi-Fi. Going back to basics is the best way to bond with the family, and these kelongs let you do just…

23 Annual Family Passes Worth Buying – Save Money and Cure “What to Do This Weekend” Headaches at the Same Time

Treat your loved ones to the VIP treatment they deserve, simply by purchasing annual family passes and memberships to their favourite attractions around town. Best of all, you end up…

Art-Zoo 2018: Have Fun Bouncing at this Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay

Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay returns for yet another season of fun, laughter, and lots of bouncing! There’s no doubt that the inaugural Art-Zoo Inflatable Park was…

The Best Kids Clubs in Southeast Asia Resorts

The fantastic kids’ clubs at these resorts in Southeast Asia will keep your little ones happily entertained while on vacation. This means mum and dad will be able to have…

i Light Marina Bay 2018: 4 Festival Hubs Feature Brilliant Family-friendly Activities

Dads, Mums and Kids, with a new host of vivid art light installations and ultra-fun neon activities across four luminous festival hubs, prepare to be dazzled at i Light Marina…

CNY Activities for the Whole Family to Get Your ‘Huat’ Going in 2018

Can’t wait to get into the spirit of the Lunar New Year 2018? Here are the best CNY activities across Singapore In just a blink of an eye, it’s nearly…

12 Surprising Off-the-beaten-track Places in Singapore to Explore with Your Kids in 2018

Planning to spend more time bonding with the kids this year? Well, here are 12 off-the-beaten-track places in Singapore to explore together every month In 2018, we’re resolving to spend more…

32 Chinese New Year 2018 Reunion Dinners for Every Budget – from Hotel Feasts to ‘Zichar’ Bests

To help you usher in the Year of the Dog, we present this super comprehensive ‘8888’ list of Chinese New Year 2018 reunion dinners that run the gamut of cuisine,…

Singapore Art Week 2018: Family-friendly and Inclusive Events to Discover, Experience and Engage with Art #SAW2018

From the art-centric Bras Basah.Bugis precinct and Gillman Barracks to far-flung Jurong, East Coast and even Pulau Ubin, here’s what families and kids can look forward to at SAW 2018….

5 Must-Do Activities with the Kids at Light to Night Festival 2018: Colour Sensations

Start the year with the biggest, boldest, and most vibrant festival of light and colour in Singapore — the Light to Night Festival 2018: Colour Sensations. There’s no better way…

Bet You Never Considered These 8 Unique Family-friendly Travel Destinations Awaiting You in 2018

Many of these family-friendly travel destinations are often overlooked by families, yet they actually have so much to offer parents and children on vacation. 2018, here we come! Children learn…

These New Year’s Resolutions will Gear Your Family up for Success in 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year that has passed and set new resolutions. What can we improve on as a family in the…

German Christmas Markets from Frankfurt to Berlin − Expect Unexpected Family Fun Next Year!

The most wonderful time of the year is here! What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a trip to Germany, where Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas markets) originated. It may…

Take to the Skies with Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

From flying cars and supersonic planes to space elevators and mega-rockets, Above and Beyond will take you and your children faster, farther, and higher for a once in a lifetime…

Admiralty Park Playground: Slides Galore for Elliott to Explore

After hearing all about the newly reopened Admiralty Park Playground, our pint-sized slide-loving fun-seeker Elliott had to check out the biggest park in northern Singapore for himself We got very…

Experience a Tropical Christmas at Jurong Point This Festive Season

Forget the snow! This festive season, let the whole family enjoy a special tropical Christmas at Jurong Point. Don’t forget to take part in the mall’s luxury draw to win a trip…

5 Awesome Festive Experiences to Let the Kids Stay Up and Enjoy at A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore!

Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore is a bright affair with all-new experiences for everyone in the family to enjoy. From a dazzling World of Stars, to interactive Santa’s workshop, and…

50 Perfect Christmas Presents for Everyone in the Family (2017)

Before it’s time to start panicking because you haven’t gotten everyone their Christmas gifts yet, check out our massive list of 50 perfect Christmas presents. It’s the ONLY gift guide…

14 Places to Enjoy Fabulous Christmas Activities with the Kids this Holiday! (2017)

‘Tis the season to be joyful, and what better way to get your cheeky cherubs smiling than with Christmas activities? Here are the best in Singapore’s malls — perfect for…

34 Places for Christmas Feasts and Festive Takeaways This Yuletide Season

From hotels and restaurants to bakeries and grocers, the choices to celebrate with dine-in Christmas feasts and festive takeaways for home parties are endless As we draw closer to the…

5 Things to Do on Vacation in Family-friendly Sri Lanka

If Sri Lanka has not been on your travel radar before, you should definitely consider it. Read on, as we help you uncover this island nation and share the many wonderful…

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, Singapore’s Biggest-Ever Carnival, has Supersized Fun for All in the Family!

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is set to be Singapore’s largest ever carnival. Find out all you need to know about the supersized family fun you can expect here! Are…

Have a Kawaii Christmas at #ChangiMysticalGarden with Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty, Gudetama, Pompompurin, My Melody, and more!

Enjoy a mystical experience with your children this holiday-season at Changi Airport! Changi’s Mystical Garden with Sanrio characters promises hours of fun, laughter and cheers for the whole family. Attention,…

The Best Children’s Bookstores in Singapore

To help you nurture your little bookworm’s love of reading, check out this list of best children’s bookstores around Singapore. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader,” goes a popular quote…

31 Year-End School Holiday Activities (2017) to keep Your Kids Engaged this November and December

It’s the year-end holiday in a week. What will your kids be doing? Here’s a list of activities that will keep them entertained, engaged, and even impart knowledge to their…

Changi Airport Terminal 4: The Shop and Dine Edition

After spending four hours exploring both the transit and public areas of Changi Airport Terminal 4, we discovered that there’s plenty for everyone, young and old, to eat and shop!…

Family Feasting just got better with these Kid-Friendly Weekend Lunch and Brunch Restaurants in Singapore

Weekends are for relaxing and feasting – yes, even with the children in tow. You can do both at one of these kid-friendly weekend lunch and brunch options in Singapore….

5 Educational Destinations For The Ultimate Year-End Family Getaway + Emirates Fly with Me (Lonely Planet Kids) Kiddie Bags Giveaway!

Combining a vacation with an educational component can feel like a win-win – the whole family gets to enjoy a fun travel adventure together, and everyone gets to learn something…

Double 11 Epic Toys to Make Your Kids Squeal with Joy This Christmas

Tmall’s Double 11 shopping festival falls on November 11, just in time for some early Christmas shopping. We curate 11 jumbo-sized toys that will not only make you the best…

10 Illuminating Reasons the Whole Family Will Love Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay 2017

This year’s Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay promises to be the biggest, brightest and most magical as yet. We bring you a first-hand peek into all the family-friendly…

Car Shopping in Singapore: Tips for New Parents with Baby on Board

Now that Baby’s on the way, are you thinking of buying a car for your family? Here are the most important factors for new parents to consider when car shopping…

24-hour Eating Places to Fulfil Those Nocturnal Preggo Cravings

Is it just us, or does being pregnant make you exceptionally prone to late night hunger pangs? Check out this round-up of 15 supper spots which will fulfil all your…

8 Educational Indoor Playgrounds where Kids can Learn Through Play

Learning that takes place through play not only requires little effort, it is also unquestionably fun. We curate a list of educational indoor playgrounds that offer a little more than just…

5 Fun Teachable Moments for Kids at Chicken Little by SRT’s The Little Company

Watching a live theatre performance can give children multiple learning benefits, even when it’s a simple story like Chicken Little! Here’s why we think you should bring your child to…

Bring your Kids into the Woods with Beethoven in Nature Tales – the SSO’s upcoming Concerts for Children Production !

Wander into the woods with Beethoven, a friendly leopard, and a talking tree in Nature Tales, the SSO’s upcoming Concerts for Children production Is that a bird? A squirrel? A…

10 Kid-Friendly Activities to Enjoy During PSLE Marking Week 2017

Another holiday, you ask? Oh yes. Due to the PSLE marking week, children attending local schools in Singapore have yet another holiday to enjoy. What can you do with them?…

Children’s Day 2017 Giveaway: Award-winning littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit (2nd edition)

 The littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit equips budding inventors with easy-to-use electronic building blocks to invent on their own – and SingaporeMotherhood has one set to give away this Children’s…

Why Orchid Country Club is an Ideal Venue for Your Baby Shower or Child’s Birthday Party

It may not be a place that comes to mind for your upcoming baby shower or kid’s birthday celebration, but we think that Orchid Country Club may just be the…

Jamie’s Italian Kids’ Menu – Awesome New Kiddie Meals even the Adults Love!

It’s not difficult to find restaurants offering kids’ meals these days, but with Jamie’s Italian kids’ menu, children get to explore Italian cuisine designed to please both little eyes and…

Top Picks for Everyone in the Family at the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) 2017

Storytelling sessions for children as young as two, workshops and talks are some of our top picks for families at the 20th edition of the Singapore Writers Festival If words…

Mid-Autumn at Gardens by the Bay 2017: Dazzling Kid-Friendly Highlights Not to be Missed

From larger-than-ever lantern sets to free cultural performances nightly, we give you a sneak peek at what families can look forward to this Mid-Autumn at Gardens by the Bay The…

10 Awesome Family Getaways for Long Weekends in 2018. Book Them Now!

With some leave-taking from work and school, you can enjoy 10 long weekends in 2018. Make the most of them and book your trips before anyone else does Long weekends…

Why Kid-friendly Colmar Tropicale Should Be Your Next Family Holiday Destination

Always wanted to visit France but it got too expensive once the kids came along? Here’s your answer: check into Berjaya Hills Colmar Tropicale French-themed resort in Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia!…

Tampines Heritage Trail – From Ulu Kampung to Award-winning Town

To celebrate and promote its cultural history and social memories, National Heritage Board (NHB) has launched the Tampines Heritage Trail. Visit 18 heritage sites and discover the fascinating stories of…

Shimmer & Shine ‘Live’ on stage at City Square Mall this September!

It’s a magical September at City Square Mall with Shimmer & Shine’s FIRST EVER ‘Live’ Show, Meet & Greet, Beauty Hall, and lots of Sparklin’ and Dazzlin’ Rewards! Who doesn’t…

20 Activities to Jazz up Your September School Holidays 2017

The third term of the school year is coming to an end. It’s time to start making plans for the upcoming September school holiday week School is officially out from…

Why STEM is Important for Children in Singapore Right Now (plus STEM workshop passes giveaway!)

STEM, short for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, is where the future will be. The good new? Your child can start learning all about it from as young as age…

Singapore Night Festival 2017: 20 Magical Highlights for Families and Kids

The Singapore Night Festival celebrates 10 magical years! We checked out the must-see highlights that families and kids should discover over the next two weekends. As the sun sets on…

The First Ever Civic District Outdoor Festival offers Loads of Immersive Fun for the whole Family!

There’s a brand new family-friendly arts festival in town and much to look forward to! We tell you why you have to add the Civic District Outdoor Festival to your…

Never considered Mauritius as a Family Holiday Destination? Here are 9 Reasons why You Should!

Have you ever thought about holidaying on beautiful island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean with the kids? Here are nine good reasons why it’d be a great idea for…

Celebrate National Day 2017 at 12 Family-Fun Events

This year, Singapore celebrates its 52nd birthday as #OneNationTogether – yup, that’s the theme for National Day 2017. No tickets to the big event, you say? Don’t worry, we have…

23 Super Shiok Dining & Staycation Deals to Celebrate Singapore’s 52nd Birthday with Your Family!

Celebrate this National Day by feasting to your heart’s content with your family or checking into a swanky hotel for a staycation. Here’s a list of 23 restaurants and hotels…

Changi Airport Terminal 4: The Numbers Edition

With all 200,000 tickets to the T4 Open House (7-20 August) snapped up, it’s obvious everyone’s eager to set their sights on the new Changi Airport Terminal 4. We look at…

Our Tampines Hub: All You Need to Know about Its Massive Rooftop Swimming Complex and Other Family-Friendly Features

Our little roving reporter, Elliott, had heard so much about the new rooftop pool complex at Our Tampines Hub, and couldn’t wait for it to open. So when it finally…

A Glamping Adventure for The Family at The Canopi Bintan – See What a 3D2N Stay Here is Like!

Elliott, our little roving reporter, checked into The Canopi Bintan for two nights during the June school holidays. Here’s all the fun he had at this kid-friendly resort just 60 minutes away…

10 Most Family-Friendly Hotels in Tokyo

With so many child-friendly activities you can put down on your itinerary, it’s no wonder that Tokyo is a popular destination for families. We tell you where to check-in with…

23 Nostalgic Movies to Watch with Your Kids

Break out the popcorn and settle the whole family in front of the goggle box. It’s time to introduce your little ones to these classic and retro nostalgic movies –…

East-side Kids, The Artground – A Curious Place To Be is a Brand New Place for you to Play in and Enjoy the Arts!

Conceived in collaboration with the National Arts Council, The Artground – A Curious Place To Be is a brand new arts centre that offers kids multiple ways to be inspired…

Singapore Restaurant Festival 2017: 57 Flavours of Singapore with Irresistible Savings to be had

Because one month is just not long enough to savour all the yummy dishes, past years’ Singapore Restaurant Month is expanding into the three-month-long Singapore Restaurant Festival 2017. Ready, get…

The Most Kid-Friendly Minsu, B&Bs, and Hotels in Taiwan

Fulfil a fantasy, sleep in a safari, or let the kids play in a mini road safety park. You’ll find all these and more, only in Taiwan! If you’ve ever…

10 Ways to Get the Best YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow experience

Beat the crowds, get the best pictures. We tell you how to do that and more at the YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow exhibition at the…

10 Things to Do at ORTO – Outdoorsy Activities (and Yummy Food) for Your Kids’ Next Play Date

Our little roving reporter, Elliott, bounced his way to Yishun last week and had loads of fun at ORTO, the 24-hour multi-recreational park formally known as Bottle Tree Park Watch…

12 Must-Try Non-Hipster Street Foods at the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar

There’s indeed more to this year’s Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar than just rainbow snacks and unicorn drinks. We head there again to bring you a second scoop of goodies that…

35 Fun and Yummy Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day with Your Super Dad!

Sunday, 18 June, is the day we celebrate the superhero in our lives. How about spending this Father’s Day bonding over some exciting activities as a family, before gathering around…

8 Free Ways to Engage Kids in Arts At Home – Singapore Style!

Did you know that exposing your child to the arts also helps equip them with important tools they need to be successful in life? Here are some simple ideas with a uniquely local…

17 NEW Must-Try Delectable Street Foods at The Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2017

We braved the downpour yesterday to bring you this list of 17 fresh eats worth sinking your teeth into (or sipping) at this year’s Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar. [banner][/banner] The…

Children’s Season Singapore 2017: 21 Must-see Highlights for Kids of All Ages

National Heritage Board’s Children’s Season Singapore returns bigger and better than ever before. We have the scoop on what kids can look forward to from 27 May to 25 June…

Best Bike Trails for Kids in Singapore: Central, North-west, West, and South-west

Although the eastern half of Singapore has a more established recreational cycling network, there’s lots to explore on two wheels in the west as well. Here are five bike trails in…

Travelling with Kids? Pack These to have a Stress-Free Vacation for Everyone in the Family

Travelling with kids can be stressful! First of all, they scream bloody murder while getting tangled up in the airline headphone wires, making you the most embarrassed mother on board. #truestory In addition…

41 Exciting Activities for the June School Holidays 2017

It’s that time of the year again, the mid-year break. One whole month to unwind, recharge and bond. Why not expose your child to new adventures in the upcoming June school…

10 Kid-Friendly Ways to get Artsy at Dreams & Stories, the First-ever Gallery Children’s Biennale (plus new exhibits at the Keppel Centre for Art Education!)

The inaugural Gallery Children’s Biennale – Dreams & Stories — is a sensory feast that kids of every age (and adults too) should go to. Find out what you can see,…

The Most Kid-Friendly Hotels in Sydney

Kid-friendly hotels, camping with the animals, and glamping in the middle of Sydney Harbour? Yes it’s all happening Down Under in Sydney, our favourite city to spend winter in June…

18 Reasons Why You Must Bring The Kids to Imaginarium 2017 at The Singapore Art Museum!

Interactive artworks, artist performances and hands-on workshops await families at Singapore Art Museum’s seventh edition of Imaginarium which will run from 6 May to 27 August 2017. [banner][/banner] We’ve got…

Your Guide to the Kid-Friendly Sunway Lagoon for Every Age & Stage

Does your little one fancy rubbing shoulders with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or posing for photographs with Dora the Explorer? What about having a splashing good time with SpongeBob…

10 Force-Wielding Activities Awaiting Families at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort as Star Wars Turns 40!

LEGO Star Wars Days returns to LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort from 28 April to 31 May 2017 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. We’ve got the deets on all…

The Most Kid-Friendly Hotels in Perth

From cosy cottages and beachfront chalets to fancy hotels and serviced apartments, these kid-friendly hotels in Perth make an ideal home base for loads of family vacation fun. Whenever we…

10 Best Family-friendly Airlines Flying in and out of Singapore Changi Airport

It’s always embarrassing when our kids act up during a long flight, but well, small children and tight spaces typically don’t match up well. These family-friendly airlines aim to make…

37 Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes every Parent in Singapore needs to know (updated for 2017!)

Indoor and outdoor play areas. Board games. Activity sheets. Kids’ Menus. With so many kid-friendly restaurants and cafes, there’s every reason for families to eat-and-play island-wide all day! Going out…

10 Family-Friendly Cultural Holidays in Southeast Asia to Take with the Kids this year!

If you’re planning your family-friendly holidays with the kids for the rest of the year, look no further. We’ve found 10 places in Southeast Asia with lots of cultural value…

21 Egg-citing Happenings to Check Out with Your Kids This Good Friday-Easter Long Weekend!

To make the upcoming Easter long weekend an eggcellent one for you and your little ones, we bring you a list of 21 family-friendly happenings around town to busy yourselves…

30 Easter Brunches in Singapore for Kids to Get Egg-cited Over

From Easter egg hunts and choo-choo train rides to roast lamb and hot cross buns, there are Easter brunches designed to please the entire family this festive season. The Easter bunny…

We Review Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido & Get a Sneak Peek of Club Med Tomamu which opens in December 2017!

Club Med launches a new ski resort in Hokkaido — Club Med Tomamu — this year-end. What will it have for kids and families? I checked into Club Med Sahoro,…

Art-Zoo Has Giant Inflatables Where The Kids (and you too!) Can Have a Bouncing Good Time!

The Float @Marina Bay is home to Art-Zoo, a gargantuan animal themed inflatable playground, from now till 26 March 2017. We checked it out with our little roving reporter Elliott…

12 i Light Marina Bay 2017 Installations That Will Make Your Kids Go “WOW!”

As part of i Light Marina Bay 2017, 20 captivating light art installations will illuminate the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade starting tomorrow. We’ve picked out 12 which will be a…

20 Fun March 2017 School Holiday Activities + Tickets to A Peter Rabbit Tale & The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice!

It’s March! If your child is in school, this means that Term 1 of the academic year is almost over. That was fast, wasn’t it? If you’re feeling like you…

Best Bike Trails for Kids: North-east, East, and South-east of Singapore

Singapore may be a tiny red dot, but there’s lots of nature to explore here on bike via our excellent Park Connector Network (PCN). Here are five bike trails in the eastern…

Your Ultimate Guide to Camping with Kids in Singapore

Camping is probably the best way to get your little ones acquainted with the great outdoors. Our handy guide tells you how and where you can go camping with your…

Elliott Visits Waka Waka by The Polliwogs

From a trampoline that changes colour to a volcano to scale, and even an adventure obstacle course, there’s plenty to keep the kids busy at Waka Waka by The Polliwogs….

5 Super Fun Child-Friendly Activities Awaiting Your Family at i Light Marina Bay 2017!

i Light Marina Bay will illuminate the Marina Bay waterfront promenade from 3 – 26 March 2017. Apart from spectacular light art installations, we tell you what else awaits families…

5 Family-Friendly Cruises with Awesome Kids’ Programmes and Activities

Kids’ clubs at hotels and resorts are great. But did you know that your little ones can enjoy the same kind of fun and activity even while you’re cruising at sea? …

Giveaway: 3D/2N stay at Villa M Seminyak in Bali (worth SGD 2,340)!

Eat, sleep, and play in luxury at Villa M Seminyak. With five bedrooms, a lush garden, a pool and a waterfall, this is the perfect place for everyone in the family…

18 Ways to Have CNY Fun with Kids This Year of The Fire Rooster

With just two more weeks till CNY, how do you plan to set the festive mood for everyone at home, little ones included? We bring you 18 ways to have…

Editor’s Picks – The Chinese New Year Edition (Jan 2017)

Wow, it’s already 2017! But some things don’t change – our Editor’s Picks section continues to bring you a fine selection of products for all at home. We’re kicking off…

5 Things for Families to Do at Chinatown to Usher in The Year of The Rooster

The Chinatown precinct is all set to usher in the Year of The Rooster. We bring you the scoop on what families can expect to be part of at Chinatown…

7 Best Places to Have CNY Reunion Dinner When You Have Kids in Tow

It’s never easy to plan a reunion dinner that pleases everyone, young and old. We pick out the best banquets around town that might just work for the whole family…

12 Steps to an Auspicious Lo Hei + the Top 7 Yu Sheng You Must Try in 2017

As family and friends gather over celebratory meals during the Chinese New Year season each year, it is customary to kick off the feast with Lo Hei Yu Sheng (捞起鱼生)….

6 Places to Do a ‘Test Drive’ Before Adopting a Family Pet

Are you thinking of getting your child, niece, nephew or any other child a pet? Before you go out and buy the cutest animal you can find, it may be…

The Most Kid-Friendly Hotels in Bangkok

Thinking of taking a last-minute getaway with the kids? Bangkok, just a hop, skip, and jump away, is a good choice. Check out these family-friendly accommodation options that we’ve found! Bangkok,…

10 Malls to Bring Your Kids to For Fun Indoor (Mostly) Christmas Themed Activities

Malls are no longer just destinations for Christmas shopping – they also offer fun indoor activities for the season. We’ve rounded up the festive themed activities in store for families…

Giveaway: 5 Family Passes to Pororo Park (each worth $71.80) + 14 Attractions (and more) to Visit for Family-friendly Festive Fun!

Just about every attraction in Singapore has jumped on the Christmas bandwagon, but which ones promise fun for the whole family? We bring you a list of those plus other…

16 Places to Order Takeaway Treats for Your Christmas Party

Whether you’re planning to throw a huge party and invite everyone from here to the North Pole, or enjoy a cosy get-together with your loved ones, these Christmas takeaway options…

14 Family-Friendly Christmas Feasts Around Town

There are endless dining options available during the festive season, and it can get quite mind-boggling trying to decide which to go for. To narrow it down, we’ve curated a…

Giveaway: 40 Passes to the All-Star Nick Jr. Wonderland at City Square Mall, THE Place to Visit with Kids This Christmas!

Tis’ the season to revel in a star-studded Christmas as our favourite Nick Jr. characters from Dora The Explorer, PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies and more transform City Square Mall into…

Giveaway: 2D1N Staycation in Premier Rooms at Swissôtel Merchant Court for a Family of Four (worth $569++)!

Swissôtel Merchant Court has undergone an 18-month long refurbishment and now boasts family-friendly rooms, a transformed Ellenborough Market Café, a new Crossroads Bar and a luxury Swiss spa. Ready to…

NASA – A Human Adventure at ArtScience Museum is a Must-visit for Space Geeks Young and Old!

Starting from 19 November 2016, visitors to ArtScience Museum can go on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to Singapore’s largest space flight exhibition, NASA – A Human Adventure. Here’s what we learnt…

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is The Newest Exhibition to Explore with Your Kids at Science Centre Singapore

The Singapore edition of Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition has finally made its debut in Southeast Asia at the Science Centre! What can Avengers fans look forward to here? We took…

14 Charity Runs & Walks That Will Help You Stay Active While Bonding with Your Kids

Have you noticed the surge in the number of runs happening on the weekends in Singapore over the past couple of years? There appears to be at least one taking…

30 Terrific Year-End Holiday Activities for Children (2016)

The longest school holiday of the year is here and we’ve found 30 great activities for families and kids to have a fabulous time! School’s out. Time for the kids…

Kampong-style Fun at The Animal Resort

“Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam, where the deer and the antelope play…” goes the old song. While there aren’t any real buffalo or antelope at The Animal…

Giveaway: Tickets to Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas + X’Mas Goodie Bag (worth $280 altogether)!

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas, the most festive family production is about to hit Singapore this November. Win a set of four tickets to catch this holiday classic! We also caught…

6 Fun Activities to Enjoy in Koh Samui with your Kids this Year-End Holiday

Koh Samui is the relatively untouched Thai island that’s turning out to be a hit holiday destination for families. Check out six fun activities that you can do with the…

ezbuy + Taobao 11.11: Massive Discounts on Mummy and Baby Products

In conjunction with the upcoming annual Taobao 11.11 sale on 11 November, ezbuy will be having a super sale day, so you can take advantage of some massive discounts without…

Genting Dream is The Newest Family-Friendly Cruise that Your Kids Will Love!

The official launch ceremony of Genting Dream, Dream Cruises’ inaugural cruise ship, took place here in Singapore yesterday. So what does the cruise liner  have in store for families with children?…

Empower your Child for Success with just S$10.80/month

With its suite of tools, Microsoft Office 365 helps empower your child with skills and abilities for success — not just in school, but for life! Microsoft Office 365 will…

Step into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Singapore Philatelic Museum

Singapore Philatelic Museum presents Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands, and all Potterheads and Muggles alike are invited to experience this magical Harry Potter exhibition. Check out one-of-a-kind stamp collections…

Get The Best Christmas Wonderland 2016 Experience for Families & Kids at Gardens by The Bay

Christmas Wonderland is all set to transform Gardens by The Bay into Singapore’s biggest yuletide playground this year. We bring you the scoop on what families with children can expect…

Isabel’s Peppa Pig Themed 2nd Birthday Party at Home

Forget Porky Pig. Peppa Pig is now the pink snouted cartoon character who’s a hit with preschoolers. Little Isabel Lum is such an ardent fan of the anthropomorphic animal that…

Pokémon Research Exhibition: Where Aspiring Pokémon Trainers Turn Into Scientific Researchers

Join Professor Pikachu in his research laboratory and go on a mission to discover hundreds of Pokémon species at the Pokémon Research Exhibition. It’s time to don your lab coats…

Happy Park at Waterway Point: The Best of Both Wet and Dry Worlds

Our little roving reporter, Elliott, heads to Punggol once again, this time to check out Happy Park, the new wet and dry playground that has just opened at Waterway Point….

Halloween Haunts 2016: The 15 Best Places to Bring Your Tricks and Get Your Treats

From hair-raising adventures with pirates and zombies to hands-on workshops where kids can make their own Halloween treats, here are some fun places for the little ones this Halloween season….

Giveaway: Tickets to Hi-5 Fairytale – A Theatrical Extravaganza Not to Be Missed!

The Hi-5 gang from Australia is returning to Singapore this December for a brand new theatrical performance. Win a pair of tickets to catch this fun and educational show! [banner][/banner]…

17 Awesome Activities for Kids to Enjoy This Children’s Day Weekend and Beyond

Not sure where to take the kids this Children’s Day? It’s only fair that you bring them somewhere they can have a ball of a time. Here are 17 activities…

10 Reasons You Should Take Your Kids to Watch WICKED the Musical

WICKED the musical is back in town and is definitely one that the whole family will love. Here’s why you – and your kids – don’t want to miss this…

7 Places to See the Northern Lights – Go Now Before They Wane!

Whether you’re enchanted by legends, curious about the science or simply wish to witness the Northern Lights for yourself, here are seven places from east to west where you can…

Kids and Pets: What’s the Ideal Pet for Your Family + Must-See Adorable Photos of Children and Their Best Fur-Friends

It’s proven that growing up with pets has many benefits for children. If you don’t yet have pets but are considering one, we share the pros and cons to help…

5 Amazingly Family-Friendly Villas in Bali — the Kids won’t want to leave!

Where to stay in Bali? These villas boast special features — think playgrounds, kids’ rooms, pools, and even a treehouse! — that make them extra perfect for every member of…

7 Unusual Mooncakes to Wow your Family and Friends with this Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the most imaginative and creative mooncakes in Singapore this year!  The Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) falls on Sunday, 15 September this year and as usual, there’s…

Mid-Autumn at Gardens by The Bay 2016: 7 Activities for Families & Kids

Gardens by The Bay is all set to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival this September with a dazzling display of glowing lanterns. What’s in store for families with kids? This review…

17 Family-Friendly Staycations to Suit Every Taste

To get you into the mood for the September school hols, we round up 17 staycations which will have you, and more importantly your kids, believing that you’re not in…

11 Inspired Teachers’ Day Gifts + Dabber Dot Markers Giveaway!

For Teachers’ Day, my kids and I like to feed our teachers. Last year, we gave them gem biscuits. The year before, it was fish biscuits. And the year before…

21 Fun September Holidays Activities + Kaboodle Kids Passes!

The September holidays may be short, but they are a much-needed and very welcome break from school! Here’s to interesting activities, learning, and lots of fun! Forget Pokemon GO. This…

Giveaway: Tickets to ANNIE – The World’s Best-Loved Musical

ANNIE, the best-loved family musical of all time, comes to the Grand Theatre at Marina Bay Sands this August. Win a family package of four tickets to watch this uplifting…

National Day 2016: Where to Makan, Watch Fireworks & Lepak with your Family this Public Holiday!

Whether you’re a family that loves to get active, enjoys visiting tourist attractions, needs a relaxing staycation (who doesn’t?), are fireworks fans, ultimate foodies or simply party animals, here are 35 National Day celebratory…

Marine Cove East Coast Park: A Fun-Sized Guide to its New Mega Outdoor Playground

When I was given the chance to review the new outdoor playground at Marine Cove East Coast Park, I jumped at the chance. After all, now that I have a little…

7 Ways to Get your Kids Interested in Science

“Get out of the way!” That’s what popular scientist and TV personality Neil deGrasse Tyson feels is the best way for parents to get their kids interested in science. Get…

Ocean Dreams x Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di & Xandy: Return to S.E.A. Aquarium Book Launch

As a mum, I must admit that the school holiday is a stressful time! Not only do I get to see my child for one whole day, 24-7, I also…

8 Reasons Why You Should Bring Your Kids to the Planet of Possibility

We’ve all dreamed of being a superhero − gliding through fluffy white clouds one moment and slaying fire-breathing dragons the next − but it takes a special kind of childlike…

Kaitlyn & Alexander’s Animal Safari Themed Birthday Party at SICC

Isn’t it great when two of your children’s birthdays are separated by a matter of days? It makes throwing a party sweeter because it means double the joy! A birthday…

30 Father’s Day Gift Ideas (Including Dining Promotions) for Every Type of Dad

Father’s Day falls on 19 June this year. With just six more days to go, are you grumbling that shopping for dads is tough? Think again. Fathers can be classified…

Splash @ Kidz Amaze (SAFRA Punggol): Singapore’s First Indoor Water Playground

After seeing how much fun Elliott had at our last water park outing to Splash-N-Surf, I’ve been wanting to bring him out for more water play but the blazing heat…

Be a Part of Barney’s Beach Party at City Square Mall This June School Holidays!

By the end of May, you will probably have one pressing question on your mind: “How am I going to keep my child occupied during the June school holidays?” Do…

10 Family-Friendly Places to Visit in Marina Bay this School Holidays!

Do you tend to associate the name ‘Marina Bay’ with high-end fashion retailers, swanky  restaurants, and that posh casino? Well, you wouldn’t be entirely wrong, but Marina Bay Singapore is…

31 Fun Activities this June School Holidays (2016) for Everyone in the Family to Enjoy

The mid-year break is finally here! All together now, say “yay!” This year, we’ve broken down the activities into four categories to make it easier for you to decide. Ready?…

12 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes Starring Kids’ Favourite Characters and More

There’s a new arms race among parents now, and that is the race to get the most enviable birthday cakes in the neighbourhood. We’ve come a long way from the usual…

Grandpa Cherry Blossom at The Esplanade makes Theatre accessible to Children with Special Needs

In February this year, The Esplanade debuted its first sensory-friendly performance for children with special needs. This month, it presents its second, Grandpa Cherry Blossom, with three shows specially for children…

Ashneil’s Cars-themed First Birthday Party at Happy Willow

A first birthday party is always special, isn’t it? It’s even more special when the party has been meticulously planned and executed by a loving mother. We see the spectacular…

Giveaway: Tickets to All On A Summer’s Day by ACT 3 International with Vicky Ireland

If, like me, you grew up during the 80s, ACT 3 International may have been your first introduction to theatre. The company has grown from strength to strength through the…

KidZania Singapore: A Sneak Peek at what’s in store!

Kidzania Singapore opens today! The indoor edutainment centre, spanning 7,600 square metres, is part of the new Palawan Kidz City at Palawan Beach on Sentosa and we’re really excited about…

Ivan’s Meaningful Art of Speed Party at Playeum

How can you make a birthday more meaningful? How about donating all your ‘angpow’ money to needy children? Cars and McQueen fan, Ivan Chong did just that when he celebrated…

12 Free Learning Activities for Kids to Enjoy in Singapore All Year Round!

Children thrive on discovery and play. Born with an innate desire to explore and uncover, our children possess a sense of wonderment towards the environment, and are intrigued by sights…

Maya Thiagarajan, Author of Beyond The Tiger Mom, balances East-West parenting styles

Are you a “tiger mum”? Do you believe in raising your children in a traditional Chinese or East Asian manner? That means strict rules, tough love and discipline in order for…

20 Creative March School Holiday (2016) Activities for Children in Singapore

Let your child take a breather from anything academic this coming March school holiday, and get involved something fun, creative, and inspiring — like these activities! 1. Enjoy Classical Music…

Top 10 Family-friendly Hotels around Asia

The first month of the year is over and yes, we’re thinking about holidays already. Who isn’t? But while choosing a destination is easy, finding the best place to stay, especially for…

Run 350 by NTUC Income: What You Need to Know

Heard of the global 350 movement? Its purpose is to raise awareness of the urgent need to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350ppm. Why? That…

GIVEAWAY! Tickets to The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

For its 2016 Theatre Season, ACT 3 International is presenting a returning crowd favourite – The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia,…

Teach Maths and Science with Christmas-themed Activities? Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s Possible!

Did you know that Maths and Science are not just school subjects, but part of your child’s daily life? Because children often learn and retain concepts better through hands-on experiences…

:: GIVEAWAY! :: Robotics Workshops at Innovation Lab by LEGO® Education

If your kids love LEGO® (and which kid doesn’t?!) and enjoy robotics, tinkering, and building, sign them up for the holiday camps and workshops at Innovation Lab by LEGO® Education. Located at KidsStop at…

23 School Holiday Activities for Children to enjoy this Year-End! (2015)

Can you believe it? After the flurry of graduation concerts and SA2 exams, the reality of another year coming to an end kicks in. Whether you are going overseas on…

8 Tips to Survive a Multi-generation Holiday with the Family

The wonderful thing about travelling with family is that there are always extra eyes and hands to help you out with the kids, both during the journey itself, as well…

Pororo Is Coming to Singapore!

If you have got a toddler or preschooler at home, the name Pororo is bound to ring a bell. For those of you who are not too familiar with animated…

4 Educational Games to Create with your Preschooler

The preschool years are a precious window of time during which a child can explore and learn about his world in a relatively carefree environment. Mindful of the academic expectations…

The Dark Knight Takes Over City Square Mall!

This September school holidays, be sure to head down to City Square Mall as it will be home to The Dark Knight himself! Bring your whole family and venture into…

18 Great Activities for the September School Holiday (2015)

The one week (10 days if you include the weekends!) September school holiday is on the horizon. As the wise mothers say, encourage your children to work hard but let…

SG50 Jubilee Weekend: The Family Edition

From red and white hair strips to nursing necklaces, retailers island-wide have gone on a creativity streak to whip up products for Singapore’s biggest birthday celebration during the Jubilee Weekend….

Explore Singapore with your Kids: Marina Bay

Rain or shine, there is lots to do around Marina Bay. Built almost entirely from reclaimed land, the area is host to the world’s most expensive building and the largest…

Catching up with Ashley Liew!

Most athletes make the headlines for setting new games records, beating their personal bests, or bagging an astounding medal haul. One man stood out from the crowd and was thrust…

Your SG50 Jubilee Weekend Activity Guide!

You would have known by now that there is a relatively long weekend coming up next month. Now, before you even think of packing your bags and escaping for a…

Best Buys in June 2015: Editor’s Picks

We’re down to the last two full weeks of June. There’s so much happening in Singapore this month (especially when it comes to activities for the kids!), it’s easy to…

Have Fun At The Financial Literacy Fiesta!

Does the term “financial literacy” sound very much like a grown-up concept to you? Well, it most definitely isn’t anymore! You can expose your children to financial literacy early in…

Food, Games & Stories: 3 Fun Ways to Help your Kids Learn about Singapore

It’s been SG50 season for a while, something that mothers in Singapore can’t ignore. By now you’d have encountered everything from SG50 buffet lunch promotions to SG50 bottled water, SG50…

28 Things to Do This June School Holidays (2015)

They say “You will never be like the ‘Little Engine That Could’ if you sit around on your caboose.” This holiday, get the kids off their cute cabooses to master…

Craft, Make, Do: Welcome to the Science of Play

Crafting with kids can be messy, but it’s loads of fun. It’s also a great way for your toddlers and preschoolers to hone their motor skills, coordination, and artistic flair….

March School Holiday Activities for Kids in Singapore (2015)

Congratulations! You (and the kids) have made it through the first school term of the year. That’s 10 whole weeks! You’re probably looking forward to the first school holiday of…

Baking with Kids: Easy CNY Cookies

Baking with kids can be a messy affair, especially when it involves flour and raw ingredients. But it can be done. We like these two classic, no-fail, child-friendly recipes. We’ve…

5 Family Getaways to Reclaim that Pre-Baby Spark (even with the kids in tow!)

For a parent, going on getaways with the kids is often like — not going on one at all. How many times have you returned home from holidays thinking, ‘Gosh,…

KidZania: More than just costumes and props

“If I can dream, I can act. If I can act, I can be.” This, in a nutshell, is the ideal that KidZania holds for children everywhere. And when KidZania…

Year-end Holiday Activities Planner (2014)

Don’t wait until the report cards are handed out and the teacher-parent meetings are over to start planning your child’s year-end activity calendar. There are loads of events to enjoy…

Baby’s Day Out

The Labour Movement Kickstarted Singapore’s 49th Birthday Celebrations August is always a joyous celebratory month for our little island. This year is no different as the nation marches into their…

Chinese Theatre For Kids

Main image: Ric Liu, taken during a rehearsal of Nini in Changi Village “There is really a shortage of quality Chinese language programmes for children,” says Artistic Director of The…

10 Ways your Kids can Love Chinese

Learning Chinese does not have to be dry or difficult. The literacy experts at KidStartNow, a Chinese enrichment school, share 10 ways to help your kids start loving Chinese. 1….

June School Holiday: Storytelling Comes Alive! with PLAYMOBIL

The June School Holiday is here. With four weeks of vacation, we have put together a handy list of activities for kids happening at Sentosa’s Storytelling Comes Alive! with PLAYMOBIL event….

Why Coding Can Be The Best Hobby For Your Child — And For You Too!

We all know the importance of getting our child to be passionate about something. How many of us are hopeful that they learn to play a musical instrument, or learn…

Easter Treats For Families 2014

1. Have An Easter Staycation Easter staycation anyone? If you’re a true blue Singaporean, you’ve probably booked your stay already. Any excuse for a va-cay right, even if it’s right…

10 Tips for Dads-to-be, from Dads-who’ve-been

It’s not just women who learn about pregnancy and parenting when the pee-stick shows a Postive. Men also go through a learning process and are filled with expectations and anxiety,…

The Port of Lost Wonder (POLW) in Sentosa

Quick question: What does a pirate do when it’s hot and sweltering outside? Answer: He heads to the Port of Lost Wonder for some soaking wet fun of course! Oh…

12 School Holiday Activities (March 2014)

One week may not seem like much at first but really, it’s seven days long! Add in the weekend before and the kids can have nine whole days of fun,…

DIY: Red Packet Flower Ball Lantern Craft

Chinese New Year is officially over. Have you put your child’s red packet ‘collection’ into his or her bank account yet? What do you do with all the leftover red…

Singapore’s Favourite Daddy Bloggers

Marketing Officer Lillian Teo has an online secret. While she enjoys reading blogs by mums, but she also has several daddy bloggers on her regular reading list. “Men and women…

Medical FAQs For Travel With Kids

Travelling with children can be a daunting prospect – there are vaccinations to think about and the worry of how to respond in a medical emergency in a foreign country….

Hi-5 Returns to Singapore with a House Party Extravaganza!

Fans of Hi-5 are in for a treat this December holidays when the gang debut their new cast line-up with the Hi-5 House Party from 20-22 December at the MasterCard…

5 Great New Activities to get Kids Moving

When the Standard Chartered Marathon takes place on Sunday, you’ll see, in addition to the sculpted calves pounding the pavement, several sets of chubby legs that belong to the newly-walking….

20 Year-End Holiday Activities 2013

The longest school holiday of the year is coming soon. What would an active child with an inquiring mind to do to while away all these weeks? One of these,…

Soaked & Lovin’ It: Legoland Water Park, Malaysia

Legoland Water Park has a great mix of thrills and spills for all in the family, from the littlest ones to dare-devil preteens. With over 20 water-based rides and 70…

DIY: Teachers’ Day Scented Pouches

I’ve been noticing scents more of late. The fresh smell of grass in the morning, the scent of freshly brewed coffee and oh, how I love the clean smell of…

10 Places in Asia to Visit with Your Kids

Looking for a family vacation that’s off the beaten track? Travel writer and mother of twin boys Pamela Ho gives her pick of 10 Asian destinations that kids will love….

A Father’s Day Tribute: Dads about Dads

How well do you know your dad? How did his dad influence his parenting style? This Father’s Day, we ask four fathers how they feel about their roles, and what…

DIY: Father’s Day Origami Shirt Bookmark

This is a Father’s Day DIY for children and their mummies to make! It comes from Jasmine Koh, who blogs at Scissors Paper Stone. Jasmine, who is mum to two…

Family-friendly Staycations this June

Yes the holidays are here, but it’s not too late to make holiday plans. If going away isn’t an option, put aside a weekend to indulge in some parent-approved time-out…

15 Fun Nature Activities for Children in Singapore

“Unstructured, natural play helps stimulate creativity and improves problem solving. The more time spent outside, the better the achievement levels inside our state’s schools and classrooms.” — Laura Bush, former…

10 Fun Things to do this June Holidays!

The mid-year break is just a fortnight away! This means an upcoming four weeks of fun, fun, fun for the children! In between homework (yes, there will probably be some…

DIY: Mother’s Day Jewellery Stand

This is a Mother’s Day DIY for children and their daddies to make! It comes from Jasmine Koh at Scissors Paper Stone. Jasmine, who is mum to two boys aged…

Librarian-recommended! Good books for parents and kids

Mums are busy people who hardly have time to sit down with a book, let alone search for a good one from the vast selection out there. That’s why we…

10 Activities for Children This March School Holidays

One more week, and school-going children of all ages will be able to breathe a sigh of relief.  The first break since the start of school year is here! Never…

Easy Christmas Crafts to do with your Kids

Oh the weather outside may be frightfully wet these days but there’s lots of fun to be had indoors as well! So put on that Christmas CD, gather the kids,…

10 Year-End Activities for Children

Be a deejay. Skate like a pro. Play the ukulele like Jason Mraz. Build a bear. Learn strategy through chess. That’s right. There’s absolutely no excuse for any child to…

8 Year-End Holiday Camps for Kids

I remember attending holiday camps as a child, relishing newfound freedom while being slightly terrified by sudden independence. In camps, I gained new skills, made new friends (and promptly lost…

Enjoying Legoland Malaysia with Kids

Pop quiz time: What did one Lego minifig (short for minifigure) say to the other? Answer: “Life in plastic, it’s fantastic!” And yes, it truly is, at the first and…

6 Things To Do with your Kids this September Holidays

There are more interesting activities to do this September than the number of holidays we have to do them all. Make this break refreshing and memorable by bonding with your…

Directory: Singapore’s Free Shopping Mall Playgrounds

Aside from regular neighbourhood playgrounds, our little ones can have much fun for free at these play areas in our major shopping malls. All you need to do slather on…

6 Kid-Friendly Places to Explore in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, just a three and a half hour flight away, is one of Singaporeans’ favorite places to visit. With kids, you’ll probably have to tone down on designer shopping and…

8 things to do with the kids this June holidays

Go To Infinity And Beyond! Whether you’re seven or 70, you’ll be welcome at the Singapore Science Centre’s Water Rockets and Planetarium holiday workshop. This 2.5 hour two-part programme includes…

Sentosa’s Port of Lost Wonder (P-O-L-W)

Ahoy landlocked lubbers! Come cast off at Singapore’s one and only kids’ club by the sea, the Port Of Lost Wonder. Built at a cost of $13 million, this brand…

Much March Holiday Fun

Parents, no need to think about what to do or where to go this March holidays. We’ve planned a day-by-day calendar of fun for the kids (and adults too!) to…

Interview with An Illusionist

If you’ve only seen Dan Sperry in his performance guise – a Rocky Horror Show-inspired figure with wayang facepaint, gravity-defying follicles and an aura of menacing glee, you’d probably find…

Holiday Weekends: 31 Dec 2011 – 1 Jan 2012

Welcome to our last guide (this year!) on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: weave a basket, paint a clay gift, be a kidz ranger,…

Holiday Weekends in Singapore: 24-25 Dec 2011

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: Party in the streets, frolic in a snowfall, go topless to view the festive…

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 17-18 Dec

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: Visit Santa’s Toy Factory, go Peranakan when the sun goes down, and take a…

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 10-11 Dec

HeART for Nature Come celebrate the 18th anniversary of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve with handicraft activities and an art exhibition by nature volunteers. Watch senior volunteer Mr Tham Pui San,…

Stress-Free Travel With Tots

The year end is here and it’s time for a well deserved break! Whether you are bringing junior on his first trip to winter wonderland or taking baby for a…

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 3-4 Dec

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: build a city at the Science Centre, see a magical tree-lit wonderland, go on…

Puff And Play: Being Active With Asthma

A lot people have this dated, 1970-s era image of ‘asthma kids’: you know, the sallow, weedy kid with Coke-bottle specs who sat on the sidelines during gym class. Scratch…

Holiday Weekends In Singapore: 25-27 Nov

Welcome to our guide on fun-filled, kid-friendly weekend activities during the year-end holidays. Up this week: get flocking fun at Jurong Bird Park’s new $7m playground, groove to the ethnic…

Where’s WALTER? – What’s On: 17/18 Sept 2011

Chances are, the kids have already met WALTER, the ‘Curious Colossal Bunny’, at 8Q at SAM (Singapore Art Museum) during the museum’s Children’s Season. If they missed him, or miss…

Get Your Socks On! Go to an Indoor Playground in Singapore

It’s a great time to be a kid in Singapore, especially when it rains. Yes, even when the weather is bleak, there’s megaloads of fun to be had. Caught on…

A Little Night Magic: the 27 August 2011 weekend

Once again, a long weekend beckons and this time, the city is all geared up to entertain. Yay! Have you already planned what you’ll be doing? See if you can…

Style Mum: Lee Mei Ling of S U P E R M A M A

Lee Mei Ling, 32, mum to Donna Low, 3 and Toby Low, 1 Becoming a mother does not mean sacrificing style or art. In fact, it can notch these up…

Dapper Dad: Ken Loon

Ken Loon, 36, Country Manager, and dad to Kiefer Tan, 7 When it comes to style, what gets you going? Comfort… I’m lazy. What’s your standard (i) working outfit; (ii)…

Family City: Sydney: Play

You know you’re a mother when you go on a holiday and the only shopping you get to do happens in an attraction’s gift shop. Then again, families don’t come…

Family City: Sydney: Eats

Mealtimes with children can be a trial even for the most patient parent. That makes any place that offers distractions to keep little ones occupied as you ply them with…

Family City: Sydney: Stay

Pre-kids, when the husband and I travelled, accommodation was just a state of mind. A room was simply a place to crash out in while waiting for day to come….

Family City: Sydney

Singaporeans have a love-love relationship with Australia. Indeed, the land of Oz is one of the most travelled locations that Singaporeans venture to while on holiday, especially with the kids…

One week of FREE fun

Who says you have to spend a bomb to have fun in Singapore? Monday Marina Barrage Take a hike up to the green roof of the Barrage and enjoy the…

Building Family Rituals

When we wake each day, the kids come over for their morning hugs, kisses, and “I love you”s. It’s a great start to the day, no matter which side of the…