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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Creating Safe Swimmers

Want your child to be safe and confident in Singapore’s many pools and waterparks? We get the lowdown from leading swim programs, State Swim and Marsden Swim School.

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...

Gifts With Heart

Theresa Evanoff is the founder of Gift-It-Forward, an online invitation and gift fund platform with a charitable twist. “By sending party invitations through Gift-It-Forward, you automatically create a personal gift fund, where a portion goes towards a charity you choose, and the other portion, towards a dream group gift,” explains Theresa.

New Sky Gym to open at Loewen Gardens

For parents looking for kids gym classes, Sky Gym will launch a gymnasium in a newly developed space at Loewen Gardens in September. It will feature a nine metre long tumble track trampoline. The...

Writing a Children’s Book in Singapore

Danish writer Helle Norup, aka H.S. Norup, may have left Singapore, but her connection to the island continues through her latest children’s book, The Hungry Ghost. “I began writing it when I was still living in Singapore. I wanted to capture the vibrant atmosphere and the wonderful multicultural society,” says Helle.

Dover Court Outdoor Education Programme

Dover Court International School believes that outdoor education and expeditions are integral to a well-rounded education.

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...

Speech & Language Therapy for Kids

Melanie Muttitt is a therapist for Treetop Therapy Centre - a speech and language therapy clinic that works with children, families and schools in Singapore. “I’ve always wanted to work in a profession helping children and families,” says Melanie. “I’m also passionate about communication - everybody deserves to have a voice.”

Splash and Play Zones

With Singapore’s consistently warm humid weather, pack the kid’s swimmers and towel for a spot of water play. It will give the extra fun factor to a shopping expedition or a day of sightseeing.   Here we list some options for...

Flying Safely During COVID-19

The prospect of flying is still daunting for many families, but for some of us it’s unavoidable. Dr Gina Dahel, a pediatric trained doctor based at IMC Children’s, offers advice for keeping your kids and family safe in transit.