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What Can Baby Makan?

Is your weaning guide all about potatoes and pasta? Elisa Chia and Eveline Gan ask the experts about barley water, Bee Hoon and feeding, Asian-style.

6 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

10 Common Myths About Toddlers This Age

Everybody has their own views of the typical one-year-old. But here are 10 common myths that should be debunked, says

3 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

One Tough Mama

Celebrity mum Lina Ng risked her health and life to deliver her three sons, but she tells us it was all worth it.

6 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

Leave It To The Experts

Focus on recuperating during your confinement period instead of slaving over the stove. MIA CHENYZE susses out popular confinement food delivery services to consider.

5 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

For Crying Out Loud

If your little one cries whenever you put her down, it isn’t because she is spoilt. DR RICHARD C. WOOLFSON explains why and how you can change her behaviour.

2 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

'I Want To Be A Hot Mum'

Even as she is trying to lose her post-baby weight and prepare for her wedding, billionaire heiress and social media star Kim Lim has set her sights on having four kids.

4 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

Play, Create, Learn

Some Singapore preschools integrate arts education into their curricula. EVELINE GAN finds out how this approach helps your kid learn better.

5 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
August 2018

'Why Did I Insist That She Go For Her Lesson?'

Her daughter fell off a horse and broke her back. One mum shares the traumatic incident with Eveline Gan and cautions parents to listen to their kids.

5 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

What You Must Know About The Free HPV Vaccine For Girls

Confused about the government’s new programme to offer the human papilloma virus vaccination to all Secondary 1 girls? Eveline Gan finds out what it’s about and whether you should opt in.

3 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

Why Your Kid Is Underperforming In School!

You’re understandably frustrated that your child isn’t living up to herpotential. But before you blame her attitude, check if these conditions are hindering her academically, says Eveline Gan.

8 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

Is Your Kid A Visual Or Hands-On Learner?

Don’t worry if your kid doodles while revising, or fiddles with his pen. Eveline Gan finds out how to use his innate learning style to help him study better.

4 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

The Anxious Kid's Guide To Beating Exam Stress

You know it’s anxiety when your kid is more irritable than normal, has trouble sleeping, finds it hard to focus, or feels lethargic. But you can help him manage his exam performance fears so that he stays calm on the big day.

4 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

How To Marie Kondo Your Kid's Study Area For Better Grades

A messy study desk can overwhelm your already stressed kid when he is revising for exams. Eveline Gan finds out how small tweaks to his learning environment can make a huge difference.

4 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

7 Ways To Get Your Kid To Unplug

Tech addiction is real, so the earlier you manage your kid’s screen time, the better. Eveline Gan polls the experts for their best strategies.

5 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

7 Exam Mistakes Singapore Kids Make – And How To Prevent Them

You prepped your kid well for the big exam, so why did he make that careless mistake or leave that MCQ answer blank? Eveline Gan polls the experts for ways to help your child score better.

7 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

This Is Not A Cafe...

…it’s an experience your kids won’t forget. Dress like mermaids or unicorns and dine like your kid’s favourite movie characters at these themed eateries around the region.

7 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

The Best Of Both Worlds

Love reading a book by the window but dislike the heat and glare from the sun? SSG® VariShield by Singapore Safety Glass is a smart glass that effortlessly tints in response to the sun’s heat.

1 min read
Young Parents Singapore
July - August 2019

Farms In Singapore That Your City-bred Kids Will Adore

Let your little ones feed a goat, plant padi and harvest veggies at these back-to-nature places around the island.

3 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
May - June 2019

How To Manage Mum Guilt

If you’ve ever beaten yourself up for not being a perfect mum, you’re not alone. Eveline Gan finds out why many mothers suffer from mum guilt, and gets expert advice on how to manage it.

8 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
May - June 2019

Best Indoor And Outdoor Activities For Energetic Kids

From rock-climbing walls and bouncy trampolines to exhilarating water sports, these are the hotspots for active fun in Singapore.

10+ mins read
Young Parents Singapore
May - June 2019

Best Sports Courses For Kids

These activities are an excellent way for your little ones to keep fit, achieve important development milestones and build positive habits – all while having fun.

10+ mins read
Young Parents Singapore
May - June 2019

6 Ways To Keep Singapore Kids Healthy

Besides a high-energy diet and plenty of water, sporty children need extra protection from the sun and regular downtime in order to stay in tip-top health, say our experts.

6 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
May - June 2019

Childhood Milestones For Singapore Kids: What's Normal And When To Worry

You may wonder if your little one is developmentally “normal” for a Singapore child, but when should you actually worry? We poll the experts for what to look out for during the preschool years.

10 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Direct School Admission

If your kid is good at sports, music or has other talents, the DSA programme may be his key to getting into an elite secondary school or specialised school. Here’s what you should know about the process.

6 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

How To Choose The Best Primary School For Your Kid

Many Singapore parents still prefer popular elite schools, but there are more important factors you should consider before Primary 1 registration fever hits. Eveline Gan runs you through the checklist.

6 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

Can You Really Un-Spoil Your Child?

Yes, there are ways to turn things around – without losing your temper. Here, the experts share strategies you can use in common bratty situations.

8 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

The Most Common Learning Difficulties In Singapore Kids

Struggling to read, write or count is a common problem for many children, but how do you know when that struggle is actually a learning difficulty or disability? Sasha Gonzales asked three experts to tell us what signs to look out for and when to know to get help.

9 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

6 Ways To Help Your Kid Prep For Primary School Exams And Tests

With fewer exams in primary school now, you may worry that your kid won’t have enough practice for these big tests. Sasha Gonzales asks the experts for their top tips for dealing with exam anxiety and other common issues.

7 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

Speech Problems In Singapore Kids: When Should You Worry?

How can you help your little one get over his stuttering? Should you worry that your tot doesn’t speak as well or isn’t as talkative as his cousin? Sasha Gonzales polls the experts on the pressing speech and language issues in toddlers and preschoolers here.

8 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

My Son Is Not DiffiIcult, He Has Autism

What is it like to raise a child with high-functioning autism in Singapore? One brave mum shares her inspiring story with EVELINE GAN.

5 mins read
Young Parents Singapore
March - April 2019

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