A Helping Hand

Voluntary work can be beneficial in many ways. It can be a rewarding experience for yourself as well as helping out somewhere that could really do with that extra pair of hands. At the...

Expat parents — what happens if you separate?

Couples who have children and separate face a number of parenting challenges: who should children live with? What arrangements should be in place for children to spend time with the other parent? If you’re...

Positive Education

Positive education has been recognised as being key in development for children today focusing on improving individual well-being. Latest research has uncovered that there is an increase in depression amongst young people on a...

Calling all brave girls

The 1st ANZA Scouts is looking for girls to join in the adventure, Rachel Landau says.   Scouts (age 10 to 14) Scouts Australia has always been open to girls and boys, for many years 1st ANZA...

More than Just Singing

Nůmama Choir has a lot more to offer than songs sung in harmony, Joanna Swan says.   Nůmama was conceived back in the summer of 2009 by two young and displaced British mums in Singapore who...

Negotiation Parenting: How not to raise a brat in today’s complex world

Raising a child in today’s complex world is ever more challenging to parents. They have to contend not only with illness, education and finance, but also with food, competition from peers, teaching and learning,...

10 Minutes with Sarah Mounsey

Ken Hickson spent 10 Minutes with Sarah Mounsey, Singapore-based self-published children’s book author. What got you started writing children’s books? I have always wanted to write books for children! I still have little books and...

Finding Leaders

Scouting inspired 2nd ANZA Scouts to take on more responsibilities, like working together to help direct a pilot to fly light aircraft. ANZA Scouts is a self-development platform for youth that emphasises on having fun...

Bakipa – buy, sell and save on your baby and kids items

Marigold Duncan writes about helping parents to save money and declutter their homes with her classifieds app, Bakipa. Want to save money on baby and kids stuff in Singapore? Why not buy and sell your family...

Boom Boom Kids Shoes: Bringing European Leather Shoes to Singapore

Larisa Bernholtz writes about her business importing quality kids’ shoes to Singapore. After many years seeing my daughters wearing and enjoying the high-quality, well designed shoes we brought back from holidays in Europe and talking to...