For Parents


Checklist: Things to Pack for Childcare or Preschool

15 January 2019

Is your child about to start childcare or preschool in Singapore? Stay calm and let’s get ready with the things to prepare for this new milestone. Fret not if you’re feeling unsure how to start preparing because we’ve come up with a list of items you can pack for your child’s comfort in preschool.   […]

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Tips on Preparing Your Child for Childcare or Preschool

8 January 2019

Entering preschool or childcare is a milestone for both parents and child. Educators at the childcare centre typically take care of the child for up to 12 hours each school day, so that means a large part of their day is spent with trusted adults in a safe place.   The transition to a new […]

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How to Choose the Right Childcare Centre or Preschool  

1 January 2019

  Choosing a childcare centre that fits both the needs of your family and your child is essential as it will be the place where your child spends the bulk of their waking hours, learning, playing, napping and eating.   Here are some main factors of consideration that parents have when choosing a preschool: Location […]

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How Can You Tell If Your Baby Has a Food Allergy?

18 December 2018

Babies flourish on an exclusive diet of breast milk or formula for the first six months of their lives before they are introduced to solids, either through traditional weaning methods or Baby Led Weaning. Regardless of the method, extra care should be given to the ingredients used when introducing solids as some babies may be […]

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7 Reasons Why Children Need Outdoor Play

14 December 2018

Children today spend about 4 hours a week on average playing outside, about half the time their parents did playing outdoors. A large amount of time spent indoors is a contributing factor to myopia and other health problems.   Outdoor play is not only beneficial, but it is necessary for young children to grow and […]

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Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Son

4 December 2018

Potty training little boys is a process that requires cooperation and consistent encouragement from caregivers. Toilet training typically starts from 18 months of age in advanced countries where diapers are heavily relied on. The best time to start is when your son shows signs of readiness, and during a time where no major changes are […]

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Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Daughter

27 November 2018

Potty training is the process of getting your child off diapers to relieve themselves in a potty or adult toilet. Going diaper-free is a huge milestone not only for the child but the parents as well. In some parts of Asia and Central America, the “elimination communication” method of toilet training is used, and infants […]

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Checklist – Things to Prepare for Bottle-feeding

16 October 2018

An alternative to direct latching is bottle feeding with formula milk or expressed breastmilk. Bottle feeding can be a great way for other caregivers to bond with the baby. We have a list of what you should get to make sure that you’re all set and prepared for convenient, fuss-free bottle feeding.     At […]

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Poop Diary for Breastfed Babies vs. Formula-fed Babies

12 October 2018

Our child’s poop can vary in colour, consistency and frequency. Yet, it can tell us a lot about our child’s health condition too. We probably never expect to be as intrigued and concerned over somebody else’s poop until we become parents. Whether your baby is breastfed or formula-fed, you should observe your baby’s output to […]

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Guide to Choosing Formula Milk for Your Children

18 September 2018

With so many different brands of formula milk available in Singapore, it can be difficult to choose a suitable brand for your child. How should parents decide which brand or type of formula milk for their children? Read on to find out more!   According to the standards set by the Sale of Infant Foods […]

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