Today’s Parent: Account of a Tuition Survivor

Posted On: January 27, 2011

This piece first appeared on The Online Citizen. I had tuition from when I was in Primary One until Secondary Four. My younger sister started from when she was Kindergarten Two. She started early because she wouldn’t leave me alone during my tuition lessons – insisting on playing with me, talking with me, peeping on […]

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Take back your marriage after baby

Take back your marriage after baby

Posted On: September 23, 2010

This piece first appeared on AsiaOne Diva. Now that two has become three with the arrival of your baby, life has changed dramatically. Your wife is not only busy with the responsibilities of a mother, she might also be sore ‘down there’, and fatigued much of the time. She is doing her best, and you […]

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Askable Parent

Posted On: August 30, 2010

Are you an Askable Parent? Or a concerned caregiver? What does that mean? To be askable is to be perceived as approachable and open to questions by young people. They trust and respect what you have to say. Being askable about sexuality is something that most parents and caregivers want but that many find very […]

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Body After Baby

Posted On: August 30, 2010

This article first appeared in the Aug-Sept 2010 issue of Today’s Parents. Click on image to enlarge.  

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Taiwan Cool With Breastfeeding in Public

Posted On: January 6, 2010

Taiwan is to protect the right of nursing mothers to breastfeed in public with hefty fines for those who try to stop them, as part of a campaign to promote the practice, officials said Wednesday. The government’s Bureau of Health Promotion is drafting a bill that would impose a penalty of up to 30,000 Taiwan […]

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Spare the rod? Smarter kid?

Posted On: October 8, 2009

Parents who spare the rod just might end up with smarter kids. Two new studies suggest that children who are spanked have lower IQs than children who aren’t, regardless of where they live. In one study, researchers analyzed the intelligence scores of roughly 1,500 children in the U.S. who took part in the National Longitudinal […]

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