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Sunday, October 17, 2021

5 Tips for Choosing a Preschool in Singapore

You arrive in Singapore. You have to find a home, your way around, friends, create a new ‘life’ and of course, find a school for the children. Navigating the world of Singaporean preschools can...

Top Tips To Consider When Your Child Goes Online

The world is shrinking around us; information is easier to access, devices are far more portable and people are becoming more connected. For parents this means that they are having to face the dilemma of providing...

Hotspots: Six Senses Brasserie & Baker and Cook Dempsey

Looking for new dining options? Pip Harry enjoys a decadent weekend brunch at Six Senses Brasserie, while Deborah Gillies tries Baker & Cook’s latest opening at Dempsey.

Why is Health Insurance for Kids Important?

Singapore boasts arguably one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. Having said that, parents in the city-state are also faced with the question of whether to buy a private medical insurance...

Selecting A School

It is a truth, not always acknowledged, that all schools, for-profit or otherwise, are in the business of selling. And the language of the sales pitch is almost identical: on offer is a holistic...

The Best Age to Learn a New Language

It’s no secret that learning a second language offers children many benefits but when is the best age to get them started? Is it as soon as they can talk, or should you hold off until they are older and have mastered their mother tongue language first?

How to Beat Allergies in Singapore

Allergies can be more than a daily irritant. Long term allergic reactions can lead to sinus infections, temporary hearing loss and even sleep disturbances. Dr Sundus Morgan from IMC gives us the low down on allergies and how to manage them.

Bake Ahead Christmas Cake

To get into the spirit there is nothing better than starting early and soaking the fruit for a spicy, aromatic Christmas cake well ahead of time. For a fool proof recipe try this one from the New Zealand Edmonds Cookbook.

The mind seeks what money can’t offer

The business of competition, coupons and ‘free’ classes are taking the shine out of yoga, Lee Carsley says.   IMAGE/COURTESY PDPICS In the 1960s in India, yoga had become an art form only the middle-class and...

Strong, Fresh and New – Nightlife

Singapore’s neighbourhoods have evolved so quickly over time that it’s hard to know where to go. We’re revisiting the top spots to go in Singapore, from old favourites to places brand new.   Standing strong: Clarke...