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10 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays

10 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays If you’re a stay-at-home mum or dad with young children of different ages or even a teen or two, you either relish the holidays or dread the likely squabbles and mess that will occur when small, active people are confined to the same living area for extended …

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Family Trip? Learning Trip

Turn a family vacation into a learning journey During long breaks such as the June and December holidays, some parents get worried that being away from school for so long will cause their kids to ‘switch off’, making it harder for them to get back into learning mode when school reopens. Hence, some send their …

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Get your Preschooler Kinder-Ready

Some toddlers just cannot wait to start school so that they can proudly go to school with their very own schoolbag, new shoes and uniform, just like big brother or sister! Others may dread the separation from their parents, caregivers, and yes, toys too. In Singapore, many children do not have a problem attending kindergarten …

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10 Easy Ways to Make your Child have Fun while Learning Math

Gabhan Reed 1. Daily Home Activities – Target counting and number skills with daily home chores. Ask them to count out forks to set the table, pour from a gallon of milk, equally divide the pizza slices with family members (basic fractions), etc. 2. Driving in Car – You can target basic arithmetic skills on …

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Become A More Patient Parent in 6 Easy Steps

Jan Marie Mueller Being a patient parent isn´t always easy… I can remember when my daughter was a toddler thinking she’d come into this world knowing just which button to push to make me blow my top! It seemed like we were in a constant battle of wills and the struggle made me feel completely …

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Why It is Never Okay to Smack your Child

Let’s set the scene: you are the boss, and have several employees. One of those employees is repeatedly late. It irritates the life out of you, but despite several warnings, it doesn’t stop. One day, you just snap. Sick and tired of telling them that they need to get to work on time, but it …

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