Teenage Eating Disorder

What is an eating disorder? There are three main types of eating disorders. The first one is anorexia, where your child or teenager will refuse to eat adequate amount of food/calories due to an irrational...

Mouthguards

Young expatriates in Singapore are fortunate to be able to enjoy participation in sports like rugby, netball and soccer all year round. Indeed, many schools and organisations like ANZA provide ample opportunities to participate...

The Wriggly Issue of Worms

We asked Dr Valerie Druon at International Medical Clinic about the itchy problem of pinworms. How common are worms in children and adults in Singapore?Very common!Pinworms, also known as threadworms (because they look like thin...

Procrastination

Procrastination is the delaying of less pleasurable or more urgent tasks for more pleasurable or less urgent tasks. Many people judge procrastination as our lack of self-control but it might be more useful to...

Expat Healthcare in Singapore

Singapore is an international business hub with a healthcare system valued as one of the best in world. Outstanding medical quality standards are consistent across both the public and private sector, and the system...

A Great First Lap

The ANZA Running group – the association’s newest sports group – sums up its first year, Adam Jordan says. Now that 2016 has drawn to a close and an exciting new year is upon us,...

A Merry Christmas?

Christmas is often a time of cheer, love and happiness – but it can also be a period of stress and heartache. As an expat family you may be thousands of miles away from...

Beating Jet Lag

  Long haul flights are an inevitable part of the expatriate experience in Singapore, whether for business or leisure. Here are some basic tips on how to fight it.   What is jet lag? Jet lag refers to...

Help Available for Those Struggling with ADHD symptoms or Memory Challenges!

Do you or your child: Seem not to listen to instructions Is easily distracted After two instructions already forgets the first one Has difficulty starting with a task Often asks “What do I have...

When is the right age to take children to the Dentist? When is it...

To my dismay, I often hear parents say, “Oh but these are just milk teeth, they will drop out” or “he/she is too young to see a dentist”. A child’s baby teeth play an important...