As a father, my goal is to give my two children roots to grow and wings to fly. Denis Waitley — in his poem Roots and Wings — beautifully expressed the need and desire of our children to be given roots and wings by parents.... continue reading.
The programme was revamped last year and features interactive activities and meaningful conversations that will shape your daughter’s self-worth, confidence and perception for future relationships. So take your daughter on this unforgettable date and celebrate her as she grows to become a young woman.... continue reading.
If you need parenting advice, get it from someone who has been there, done that. Repeatedly. Like Dr. Kevin Leman, who has five kids.... continue reading.
I used to insist all the time, thinking that I know better, that I can be of better help, or that things will be easier, if he would just listen to me. But this way of thinking is not the best if we aim to establish good relationships.... continue reading.
If you have a child who is hellbent on studying in the US despite President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric, this will be an indispensable guide. Drawing on her own experiences and encounters, Jennifer Ann Aquino has put together a comprehensive, step-by-step guide that maps onto the US application timeline.... continue reading.
Huyen Le and her daughter Katelynn Trinh. Through “nudges” via texts, Le gets reminded of activities to do with Katelynn that enhance her learning. Photo: Courtesy of Huyen Le Tending toddlers can require endless reserves of energy. Just ask Huyen Le, supervisor of a family... continue reading.
Work-Life harmony has been on the national agenda for more than a decade. Since 2008, Work-life awards have been given to recognize exemplary employers. In 2013 the Ministry of Manpower introduced the WorkPro grant, incentivising employers to implement flexible working arrangements for their staff; it... continue reading.
The first day of school can be both exciting and daunting for children. A child may be filled with anticipation at the thought of starting the new school year and making new friends, but yet, also be worried about the unknown – “Who will my... continue reading.
“But I don’t want to start school!” I’ve heard my teenage daughter utter that phrase at least a thousand times in the past week. Well, maybe not quite a thousand, but it sure felt like it! It was so hard to know how to respond. How... continue reading.
Title: The Politically Incorrect Parenting Book: 10 No-Nonsense Rules to Stay Sane and Raise Happy Kids Author: Nigel Latta Format: Paperback | 272 pages Publisher: Ebury Publishing Why is it so hard to be the parent you’d like to be? In the good old days,... continue reading.