For Parents


Tips on Managing Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

5 March 2019

Singapore has one of the highest rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the world, affecting one in five births.   The condition is characterised by abnormal or elevated glucose readings which occur during pregnancy and is usually discovered through an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) taken between Week 24 and Week 28 of the […]

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Let’s Play: Animals in the Zoo (Free Printable)

24 February 2019

Identify and trace the names of the animals.   Cut along the lines and piece the Animal Puzzle pieces together before a trip to the Zoo to spot them!   Theme: Zoo Animals      Activity Experience This puzzle activity promotes logical problem-solving skills, hand-eye coordination and encourages young learners to be focused. Your little […]

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Benefits of Cooking with Kids

15 February 2019

Cooking with kids has plenty of benefits for both parent and child. It is an essential self-care skill to possess, and an essential survival skill which would benefit him even as an adult. With the right equipment and guided opportunity to cook, your little one could very well grow up to become the next celebrity […]

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Parents Share: What Was Your Child’s First Food?

5 February 2019

Introducing solid food is an exciting milestone in a baby’s first year of development. It is recommended to start solids only when the baby shows signs of readiness and preferably after turning 6 months old.   There are two main weaning approaches – Traditional Weaning, where the baby is fed by the caregiver with a […]

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Parents Share: How to Prepare Kids for their First Dental Visit

29 January 2019

Parents are often unsure of when to bring their child to the dentist, and some wait until all teeth have erupted.   However, it is recommended that the first dental visit start from the moment the first tooth has erupted, and no later than one to two years of age. As with adults, children should […]

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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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