Kids share their best memories of the Covid-19 lockdown

The Goh family doing a Body Combat workout together

Published: JUN 6 2020 Venessa Lee   SINGAPORE – As school resumed on Tuesday last week, many parents probably breathed a sigh of relief after the unprecedented school holidays under Covid-19. Since April, parents have had to support their children doing home-based learning, as well as find ways to keep them occupied during the shut-in […]

Nearly 250 students to get laptops with online learning resources

  Published: MAY 11 2020 Clement Yong Partners UOB, SPH, Singtel to loan devices to support learning at home amid Covid-19   Nearly 250 students in Singapore will receive new laptops that can aid in their learning in an initiative rolled out by the United Overseas Bank (UOB) and its partners, including Singtel and Singapore […]

Empowering families and individuals to make a difference

Children engage in various activities during the CareNights programme.   Published:FEB 23 2020Patricia Ang A look at Morning Star Community Services   William Ho was proving to be a difficult child. He had a bad temper and was unable to relate with others around him. And it was also difficult to get him to focus […]

How to not be a shouty parent

  Published: FEB 23, 2020, 05:00AM SGTVenessa Lee Tired of tantrums and ineffective discipline, parents are taking parenting courses to manage both theirs and their children’s anger There was snapping but no napping — that was the moment Ms Joline Lim realised her approach towards disciplining her child was not working out. Her son James, […]

10 centres to offer parenting support

  Published: NOV 14, 2019, 05:00AM SGT Goh Yan Han Agencies across island will work with schools on programmes as well as provide counselling Parents who want to do better with their children may access support more easily now, with 10 social service agencies across the island appointed as one-stop regional centres for government-funded parenting […]

Meet Practicum Student of the Month: Kelvyanne

Published:JULY 5, 2019Kelvyanne Teoh Hello, I’m Kelvyanne from Singapore. I’ve been a therapist since 1999 when I graduated with my Masters in Counselling from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. After graduation I worked at Remuda LIFE, a residential facility in Chandler Arizona treating teens and women with eating disorders, anxiety and depression. I […]

Cookies, colour and a claw machine pull in crowds as SPH Charity Carnival raises $31k

Published:MAY 14, 2019, 5:24 PM SGTEuodia Chi SINGAPORE -Homemade cookies, colourful handicrafts and even an arcade claw machine were among the attractions at the annual Singapore Press Holdings (SPH ) Charity Carnival on Tuesday (May 14). Now in its eighth year, the bustling event boasted 35 stalls – the largest number to date and an […]

How to get your child ready for Primary 1

Pupils at a science lesson at Bedok Green Primary School on Oct 26, 2018. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI   Published: 4 November 2018 Venessa Lee   As others mark off Halloween and look forward to Deepavali and Christmas, it is probably time for parents, whose children are entering Primary 1 in January, to start ramping up […]

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