8 Ways to Encourage Curiosity in Children

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein An essential component in education and in life, curiosity drives us to learn new things and discover how things work around us. While there are various ways to stimulate our curiosity, it is crucial that we instil this in our children from young. “Stimulating your child’s curiosity … Continue reading 8 Ways to Encourage Curiosity in Children

March School Holiday 2017 – 12 Amazing Activities for Children

The March School Holiday is upon us, and both parents and their children are all set to enjoy this short break from the usual school routines and homework marathons. To help you make the most of this week-long break, we have put together a list of activities that are happening during the holiday week – ranging from enriching school holiday programmes to must-not-miss theatre shows … Continue reading March School Holiday 2017 – 12 Amazing Activities for Children

5 Ways to Help Your P3 Child to Love Science

Here in Singapore, students embark on the learning journey to discover the wonders of science in primary 3. While most students start off the journey filled with high hopes and excitement (after all, science truly is a fascinating subject filled with amazing discoveries), they may soon lose interest in the subject upon learning that their love and interest may not be enough to help them … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Your P3 Child to Love Science

Teen Dating: “Mum, When Can I Start Dating?”

The tween years are an interesting time for your children, as they begin to take their first steps towards puberty, and naturally, start getting curious about the world of dating and relationships. The good news is that in those fleeting tween-age years before your young one crosses over from childhood to being a full-fledged teenager, he or she is likely to be open with you … Continue reading Teen Dating: “Mum, When Can I Start Dating?”

5 Activities that Teach Children about Love

While you have been showering your children with love from the moment they were born, understanding the true meaning of love may be challenging for them. Teaching children about what love really entails helps them develop values such as empathy and kindness, as well as improves their relationship with the people around them. Apart from role modelling acts of love to your child during the … Continue reading 5 Activities that Teach Children about Love

8 Things Parents Do to Raise Successful Children, According to Research

As parents, we want our children to grow up to be happy, healthy and successful. While there is no set technique that is linked to raising successful children, research carried out by psychologists have shown that there are a few things parents of successful children do to bring out the best in them. Here are some common things that parents do to raise successful children: … Continue reading 8 Things Parents Do to Raise Successful Children, According to Research

MindChamps Allied Care Creates Social Awareness for Children with Developmental Delays

PRESS RELEASE  MindChamps Allied Care working closely with teachers and families to support a child’s development Singapore, 8 February 2017 – Figures from the Ministry of Family and Social Development (MSF) show that the number of educators providing learning support to students have increased by three-fold since 2013, thus allowing children with mild developmental needs to seek help. More specialists are working in preschools to help … Continue reading MindChamps Allied Care Creates Social Awareness for Children with Developmental Delays

How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

Reading brings a host of benefits to your children during the early years, as it helps to build the neural connections in their brain and sets the pace for cognitive development. Many parents start off this journey by reading to and with their children, which is highly recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). “Reading to children and with children is a very joyous … Continue reading How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

What You Need to Know about Teaching Children to Share and Take Turns

Learning to share and take turns while playing can be challenging for young children – especially those under six – but it is a vital skill that they need to pick up during the early years. According to AskDrSears, sharing teaches children about empathy and gives them the ability to see things from the viewpoints of others. Sharing also teaches children about compromise and helps … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Teaching Children to Share and Take Turns

10 Life Lessons and Values to Teach Your Children Before They Turn 10

There are many skills that our children are expected to learn and master in order to excel in today’s fast-changing world. In our bid to give them the best things in life, we do what we can to give them the foundation to these skills. At the same time, there are many life lessons that parents should not miss out on teaching their children. These … Continue reading 10 Life Lessons and Values to Teach Your Children Before They Turn 10