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5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span

Some children may face difficulty in focusing while doing their homework or during quiet time activities such as writing and colouring. This can be frustrating for parents as children with short attention span tend to get bored and impatient very easily, which causes them to lack motivation and self-initiative in learning activities. According to child developmental experts, the average duration of a child’s attention span … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span

5 Effective Ways to Clear Your Mind – According to Neuroscience

We all want to achieve great things and rise to the challenges that come our way with the mindset of a Champion. However, at times, the only thing standing in your way of doing your best is a troubled mind. Here, we present you five simple tips that can help you clear your mind and stay calm, as researched by neuroscientists and shared on Psychology … Continue reading 5 Effective Ways to Clear Your Mind – According to Neuroscience

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Manuka Honey: Amazing Uses and Benefits You Need to Know

Produced in New Zealand by bees that pollinate the Manuka bush, Manuka honey is highly regarded as the “miracle honey” that comes with a host of health benefits. While honey has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries, what differentiates Manuka honey from regular raw honey lies within its rich nutritional profile. Researchers at New Zealand’s University of Waikato discovered that Manuka honey contains a … Continue reading Manuka Honey: Amazing Uses and Benefits You Need to Know

Lying in Children: Why It Happens and What to Do About It

Children are bound to tell lies at some point in their lives. While this may seem worrying for parents at first, you can rest assured that it is all part of the learning process that they go through during the growing up years. On top of that, it also doubles up as a teaching opportunity to help your children differentiate between the real world and … Continue reading Lying in Children: Why It Happens and What to Do About It

Dads Matter! How Fathers Can Help their Children Succeed

Every parent desires to see their children grow up to be confident, resilient and successful adults – and this comes from giving appropriate affirmation to build up their self-worth and esteem. Every child needs to feel and believe that they are loved. And as parents, we need to give that message of affirmation regularly, through the stages of development in our child’s life. While both … Continue reading Dads Matter! How Fathers Can Help their Children Succeed

5 Ways to Help Children Identify and Express their Emotions

The early years are crucial for your child’s development, as it is during this time that they learn about how the world around them works. Along with their new discoveries, they also learn a lot about their feelings and how to express them in the appropriate manner. Throughout this learning journey, things can get overwhelming for young children who are trying to understand the complexities … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Children Identify and Express their Emotions

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?”