Teachers’ Day Gift Ideas

Teachers play an influential role in children’s lives. They are the people who selflessly dedicate time and effort in helping children develop their mind, heart and character to become their better selves every day. Besides being just an educational role model, they are also always showing genuine care and concern for your children too. As…

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5 Common Challenges Parents Face

Long gone were the days where in a family, the father goes to work and the mother stays at home to look after children in the family. In Singapore’s modern society, many families are dual-income, which means that both parents are working to support the family.  Each parent will now have to take up a…

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What can we Learn from a Bad Grade?

It is always upsetting to receive a bad grade, especially when we put in a substantial amount of effort into studying for the exam. The thought of disappointing not just yourself, but also people who believed in you is demoralising. However, if we look at it in a different perspective, we might find many important…

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A Letter to the 9 Year-Old Me

The Letter Dear 9 year-old me, As my memory of you fades a little more as each day goes by, there is still a piece of you that I wish would never change. The piece of you that is innocent, adventurous, and content with the smallest things in life.  Despite all the ups and downs…

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Homemade Gifts for Your Child

Looking for a homemade gift for your child’s birthday? Thinking of rewarding your child with a present for accomplishing certain tasks? Gifts are not only a way to show appreciation for your children, but also to motivate and inspire them to keep up the good work.  Studies have shown that showing appreciation for your children…

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What to do During School Holidays 

The school holidays are here and while a lot of parents are using this time to get their children to stay at home and rest, there are some parents who are looking at taking advantage of this period to enjoy some bonding activities with the whole family or have their children engage in meaningful exercises. …

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5 Ways to Bond with your Child

Bonding with your child could be the perfect way to guide them and get to know the kind of individual they are becoming. Bonding moments could open great opportunities for you to instill some important life lessons to your child without making him/her feel uncomfortable or detached. It may also be the most effective way…

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Teaching Your Child Self-Care

The World Health Organisation defines self-care as, “Self-care is broad concept which also encompasses hygiene (general and personal); nutrition (type and quality of food eaten); lifestyle (sporting activities, leisure, etc.); environmental factors (living conditions, social habits, etc.); socioeconomic factors (income level, cultural beliefs, etc.); and self-medication. Core principles: Fundamental principles for self-care include aspects of…

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Improving Your Child’s English: Tips and Tricks

English

The English language is often regarded as the world’s lingua franca (a language used among people who do not share a common first language to communicate) across the globe. Having a good command of English and a strong English foundation helps children to grow in their ability to communicate and converse with people. Learning English…

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The Importance of Emotional Regulation

Emotions

At school, your child may have to go through many different kinds of activities and may be experiencing a multitude of different emotions. From going through an exam, to preparing for a presentation, to participating in a sports competition, to making friends in class. Each activity brings about a different set of emotions that a…

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