Dare to Feel: When My Daughter Has a 15-cm Tumour

Bel is an easy-going, athletic 13-year-old who avoids conflicts with a smile. Of my five children, she would be the one to question why I was so curt with a…

Taken Too Soon – How Lesli Berggren Honours the Beautiful Memory of Her Son, Nils

Originally from Texas, USA, Lesli Berggren moved to Singapore in 1998. A year later, she joyfully welcomed a pair of gorgeous twin children — a boy, Nils, and a girl,…

Life Keeps Giving Her Lemons but This Single Mum Just Keeps Giving Back

At first glance, Ella Lim is your average 47-year-old Singaporean woman. She enjoys travelling, eating ice cream, watching local TV dramas, and cares deeply for her family. But life has…

Deliveroo Foodiepreneur Finalist Battles Cancer with Clean Eating

Having just completed her 12th chemotherapy session last month, Candice Chiew is hopeful that she’s seen the last of the cancer that has turned her life upside down. The 37-year-old…

A Bone Marrow Donor Gave This Family a Second Chance at Life

Basking in the glow of being a first-time mum, Meghna was blissfully unaware that her world was about to be torn apart by cancer. Meghna and her husband Prashant first…

True Story: Baby after Cancer, Business after Miscarriages

She may only be 30, but Yvonne Lian has already lived through more than most women her age. Cancer – check. Marriage (to 34-year-old bank manager Jeremy Yap) – check….

Telling my Children that I have Cancer

When a parent receives a cancer diagnosis, one of the first things that comes to mind is how much to tell the children, and if they are young, whether to…