Caregiving help at hand for parents busy at night

    PUBLISHED NOV 26, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT Priscilla Goy   A student care service provided after office hours is being piloted to help parents from low-income families get respite from caregiving at night. These include parents taking night classes to improve their employability, those doing shift work and those who need to attend […]

Drawn to the energy of kids Wanted: Volunteers all year round

    The number of people willing to give their time usually spikes during the festive season and charities in Singapore have learnt to re-channel the goodwill into other avenues   PUBLISHED: DEC 10, 2017, 5:00 AM SGT Venessa Lee   The Christmas season typically coincides with the jingle of more cash donations to charities […]

Parents go on dates with their kids to foster bonding

    Parents who spend time with each of their children say it helps foster bonding   PUBLISHED:  OCT 29, 2017, 5:00 AM SGT Venessa Lee   As Ms Annabelle Chew’s family grew bigger over the years, her ideas about spending quality time together evolved. Ms Chew, 46, a vice-principal of a pre-school, and her […]

Children attend etiquette enrichment classes

    Some parents send their kids for etiquette training, but experts caution that outsourcing the job of teaching manners and social skills could affect the parent-child bond   PUBLISHED: OCT 8, 2017, 5:00 AM SGT Venessa Lee   Eight-year-old Ashley Ngeow knows how to have soup at a formal Western meal, directing the spoon […]

Joy of an older dad: He’s a father at 51

  With more Singaporeans marrying later, the number of new fathers aged over 50 is likely to rise. The Sunday Times looks at the highs and lows of late fatherhood PUBLISHED: SEP 24, 2017, 5:00 AM SGT Venessa Lee   By the time he was 50, Mr Vasu Menon had given up on marriage and […]

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