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:…

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,…

Identity Hack to Enjoy Goal Setting in the New Year

As usual, talk of goal setting and resolutions abound as we approach the end of the year. “Girls, why don’t people stick to their New Year goals and resolutions?” I…

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 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…

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…

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…

10 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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

:: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Free Apps that can Teach your Kids to Code like a Pro at Home

An app that can help your child get answers to tough questions on practice papers. Or one that can help you improve your communication skills and boost your confidence in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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 —…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Detox Retreats for Mums to Relax, Rejuvenate, & Prepare for another year of Motherhood

Hello, mum. You survived. Birth, breastfeeding, baby’s cries, the terrible twos and threes, another preschool year, primary school balloting, tests, exams, work, and everything above, below, and in-between. You survived…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

Singapore Vaccinations 101: What’s Compulsory and Optional for Your Kids

Do you know what your child is getting immunised against and what else might be recommended? We pinpoint all you need to know about compulsory and optional Singapore vaccinations for…

:: 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…

Would you Quit your Job and Travel with your Children around the World? This Singaporean Couple Did

Travel with children? Sure! But for nine months, over nine countries? Yes, it’s possible. Nah Wee Kee and his wife Sandy left their jobs, and did just that last year.  Avid…

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?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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? …

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,…

12 Questions You Need to Have Answered Before You Can Survive a Long Haul Flight with Babies & Children

Putting off that exotic holiday because you don’t know how to survive a long haul flight with your children? We speak to a paediatrician to bring you all the must-knows….

Kitchen Not-So-Confidential: 11 Things We Learnt on a Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Kitchen Tour

When the SingaporeMotherhood team is invited to take an excursion on the Royal Caribbean‘s Mariner of the Seas for a “What’s Cooking?” food tour and lunch, the answer is a no…

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…

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…

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?…

Glamping with Ritz Kids Night Safari Adventures at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

There’s glamping, and there’s Glamping at the Ritz. Say what you will but offered both options, I’d take the latter anytime, no contest. The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore recently created a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

The New LEGO Movie 4D at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort!

Last Friday, I was part of a small group of members of the Singaporean media who were treated to the launch of “The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure” at…

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…

The Best Must-have Travel Essentials for Kids!

Gone are the days when you could succumb to wanderlust, pack for a trip for which you booked a flight just a day before, and set off carefree with your…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Fun Places to Enjoy the Lunar New Year

When I was young, Chinese New Year meant visiting friends and relatives, collecting red packets, and feasting at their homes. Shops were shut. The neighbourhood was a ghost town. You…

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,…

Editor’s Picks: 12 Gifts of Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’ve been scouting around to find good stuff in stores and out there this Christmas for mums, dads, babies, kids, and…

8 Budget Holiday Activities in Singapore for Kids

Given the plethora of activities lined up for the school holidays, sending your child for everything on his wish list would probably cost a small fortune. Why not take this…

50 fun and free things to do in Singapore with Kids!

Singapore is the 4th most visited city in the world, according to Forbes. From food to fun, quiet activities to energetic events, there’s something for everyone. But is there a…

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…

15 Ways to Enjoy the September School Holidays

Three quarters of a school year has passed by and now the September holidays are here! Unfortunately we only have seven days to squeeze in all the amazing activities available…

Can I Take a Flight while Pregnant?

Now that you are pregnant, it seems like there are a 101 things you are not supposed to eat or do. No sashimi, no alcohol, reduce caffeine, no roller coaster…

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….

The Ultimate June School Holiday Guide 2014

The second longest holiday of the year is here again! Whether you’ve already made plans to go away on a kid-friendly vacation or are staying in, looking to bond with…

June Holidays Made for Families

Exams are over (or almost over). The kids have play on the mind. You need a break. Everyone loves a holiday. But where to? See our top picks here. AWAY

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,…

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….

10 Off-The-Beaten-Track Places to Visit with Your Kids

In this day and age, when you can hop on a flight to almost every nook and cranny around the globe, your options for travel are virtually limitless, especially if…

Travelling with Allergies (& Dietary Requirements)

No, we’re not just talking fussy eating here. If you or anyone in your family has Crohne’s disease, is celiac or has an allergy to nuts, for example, watching what…

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,…

Baby Sleep Secrets: Travelling with Baby

If you are planning to go on a trip with your baby, you’re probably wondering if you’ll have to pack all of his bedtime paraphernalia in order for him to…

Optimising the September 2013 School Holidays

The school year is progressing fast and we are approaching the end of term three. Make the most of the upcoming week-long break by letting your young ones broaden their…

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….

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…

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…

Up For Sail with Superstar VIrgo

Water slides. Check. Kids’ club. Check. Family entertainment. Check. Cruise liner Superstar Virgo is making waves among families with their kid-friendly facilities, programmes and shows. Watch your budding buccaneers embark…

Journeys that Lead Home

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W.E.B. Du Bois My life is a living example to my children of what is possible in life….

A SPLASHING Good Time at Sea!

The mid-year school holiday is fast approaching. Made any holiday plans yet? Set sail on the spectacular SuperStar Virgo, and enjoy a fresh family getaway packed with fun and surprises….

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…

10 Tricks To Survive A Long Flight With Kids

You once dreaded sitting near little rascals on the plane, and now you have a tiny terror of your own! But flying with a toddler — long haul or short…

Yes, You Can Travel During Pregnancy!

Whether you are going for a year-end holiday, a business trip or just your last vacation before you are grounded by Baby’s arrival, overseas travel during pregnancy entails certain risks…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Last-Minute Online Christmas Gift Guide

Yes, it’s officially 13 days to Christmas. If you’ve been diligently shopping and stockpiling gifts throughout the year and have already wrapped, tagged, and stacked them, good girl! If not,…

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…

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…

Ahoy there! SpongeBob onboard Star Cruises

Fun-filled entertainment with SpongeBob onboard the SuperStar Virgo! Kick off the year-end school holidays with 19 “SpongeBob At Sea”- themed cruises exclusively onboard Superstar Virgo from 18 November to 30…

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…

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…

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…