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 …

Parenthood

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 …

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 …

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Studying smart

Studying is not about how much time you spend studying but how much you understand when you are studying  I had always taught my daughter studying was not about clocking …

Motivation

Motivation as explained in Oxford Dictionary is a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way. Most of the time, when we talked about motivation, we talked …

Selecting a playgroup

I started to look for a playgroup for my daughter when she was close to two years old. The reason was simple, my daughter was looked after by my parents …

Nanyang Primary School Review

My wife told me it is more difficult to consistently be a top primary school then to be a top secondary school or Junior College. Her logic is simple. In …