UK's Famed Repton Schoolhouse Launches In Singapore With An Open House And Early Bird Discounts

Repton Schoolhouse Open House 2018   Image adapted from: Repton Schoolhouse Singapore It is written that “A good education is the greatest gift one can ever have” - and esp...

Top Primary Schools In Singapore in 2018 Ranked By Best Practice Awards

Top primary schools in 2018   Ever since MOE stopped releasing the names of top PSLE performers and their schools, the best primary schools in Singapore have been a myster...

5 Personalised Services Singapore Preschools Are Having That Will Impress Millennial Parents

Premium services provided by local preschools   Image adapted from: Josiah Montessori Watching your little bundle of joy blossom into a toddler brings forth a whirlwind o...

17 Nursing Rooms In Orchard For Singaporean Mums To Freely Shop With Baby In Tow

Nursing rooms along Orchard Road, Singapore   Taking care of an infant is tough. Venturing into a crowded space with said infant is even tougher. Think of it as travelling...

15 Spoil-Market Preschools In Singapore To Sign Your Child Up For In Advance

Highly-rated pre-schools in Singapore   Image adapted from (clockwise from top left): White Lodge, LeClare, The Caterpillar’s Cove, EtonHouse Organic food,...

7 Indoor Play Areas At Malls In Singapore To Drop Your Kids At While You Shop

Indoor playgrounds at malls in Singapore   Image adapted from: Pirateland  It’s been a long week, and you’re craving for some me-time. As you go about running your e...

7 Tips From Ex-MOE Teachers For Kiasu Parents To Prep Their Kids For The New Academic Year

Preparing your kid for primary school   If your kid’s entering primary school, chances are you’re feeling a mix of excitement and nervousness - almost as if you’re the one a...

10 Ways To Future Proof Your Child Aside From Piano And Ballet Lessons

Courses that prepare your child for the future   Image credit: The Learning Lab While not all Singaporean mothers are ‘Tiger Mums’, our ‘kiasu’ness transcends generations...

4 Reasons Same Intelligence Kids Do Better Than Others In Exams

Staying Ahead of the Curve   Adapted from Source: The Learning Lab In Singapore’s world-class education system, being the cream of the crop takes more than just plain hard wo...

5 Secrets Of This Tuition Centre That Helps Students Get PSLE T-scores of >250

Tuition that helps students score   It’s an open secret that Singapore’s education system is ridiculously difficult. From killer PSLE Mathematics questions like ‘When is Cher...

5 Reasons First-Time Mums Choose Mount Alvernia As Their Hospital To Give Birth

Delivering your baby at Mount Alvernia   Childbirth, especially for first-time mums can be super intimidating, and rightly so. There are so many things happening at the same ...

10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Singapore With Better Distractions Than An iPad

Family-friendly dining   Source: @yuli_surianty Eating out when you have kids can be a bit of a hassle - children are notoriously bad at sitting still and waiting quietl...

8 Things You Never Knew an MOE Kindergarten Teacher Does Every Day

More than just a teacher   Ms Shereen Low carrying out a daily visual health check! I’d always thought that being a kindergarten teacher was simple. When you have a class full...

5 Secrets of Working Mothers That Let Them Lead Two Lives

Working mum secrets   Source Motherhood is tough. And if you’re headed back to work after having kids, it presents a whole terrifying set of challenges. What happens if they s...

10 Important Baby-Making Tidbits Every Pair Of Newlyweds Needs To Know

Newlywed baby-making tips   Source  Girl meets boy, gets married, sleeps together and pop! Out comes a baby. Such is the classic MediaCorp plotline that many Singaporean...

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

I like to draw attention to child-friendly venues in Singapore in this blog. No, not the indoor aircon playgrounds at Ikea Smaland or the "wet & dry" play deck at IMM Jurong Ea...


I watched a Chinese documentary on Channel 8 last night. The program was showing the joy of having many children in the house. For those anti government viewers, they may view the ...

Strengths-Based Childhood

I grew up thinking I am never good enough, partly because of my strengths and partly due to how Singapore government likes to measure everything and everyone. I cannot think of a t...

Having a good relationship with your children

After deciding my daughter will be the only precious I would ever have, I made it a point to have strong relationship with her. I was so stressed during my first week with her. My ...

Selecting a child care in Singapore

When my child had come of age to join a child care, my wife got excited and started doing a lot of research on child centres in Singapore. She started by checking for child care ce...