Many of us had spent more family time the past year due to the pandemic which brought us closer physically and emotionally. As we move into the new norm, let's continue to say #IChooseFamilyTime!
Father’s Day often lacks the fanfare of Mother’s Day, but the truth is, dad’s role in the family is often underrated. Find out the diverse ways he shows his unconditional devotion to the family and then go give him a hug pronto!
The circuit breaker last year from 7 Apr to 1 Jun 2020 might have shuttered schools and offices. But one upside was families got to spend (much) more time together. How did they pass quarantine time together? These four activities definitely helped!
Singapore may have tightened safe management measures, but this doesn’t mean we can’t have fun during the school holidays. There are still loads of activities you can enjoy as a family virtually, at home or even outdoors.
While solving problems and making decisions may be second nature to adults, it can be a real struggle for children. Here’s how we can teach our children problem-solving strategies that are vital to a resilient and empowered life.
Staying home with your family this June means more opportunities for bonding without having to spend money. To beat the boredom, there are plenty of free family activities you can try together and online resources you can tap on to keep your brood entertained during the holidays.
Scrabble, video games and good old quality family time. The Circuit Breaker in 2020 might have been a downer, but it definitely brought FFL Volunteer Jessica Zhuo, and her family much closer together. Talk about the power of fun and games!
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Covid-19 has changed childhood in many ways, and parents may be worried about how their children’s social skills may be affected. But there is little to worry about. Parents can create opportunities at home for the little ones to practice their social skills.
A Marriage Preparation Course is the best way to start working on building a strong and lasting marriage.
Making time for your family should be a part of your daily life and a constant commitment. Here are 30 ways to help you find the best way to connect with your family.??
The best way to deal with getting lost is to teach your kids what to do and create a safety plan together.
Our contributor, Daniel Wong, shares tips for parents to communicate better with your tweens and teens to help build your parent-child relationship.
Celebrate fathers day with a game everyone in the family can play - Mini-Golf!
?Registering and solemnising your marriage in Singapore is simple if you follow these 5 important steps.
With so much parenting advice out there, our FFL Contributor, Daniel Wong, shares his complied list of 25 scientific ways to bring up confident, well-adjusted children.
Hari Raya Puasa is a time for celebration for muslims. Enjoy precious family time in the midst of these celebrations
What is emotional intimacy and how to build an emotional connection with your spouse?
As a parent, do you sometimes feel frustrated and helpless when your children do not listen to you? FFL Contributor Daniel Wong shares 20 tips to help parents get that listening ear from their children.
There’s a lot to learn from our grandparents. Every moment spent with them is precious!
Teach your child to be responsible with this simple, everyday approach.
Are your children preparing for their examinations? Try these memory-improving hacks to maximise their revisions!
Showing appreciation to your partner nourishes your marriage! Strengthen your relationship with these 9 ways to make your man or lady feel loved and special!
Understand how online dating works and the positives and negatives of looking for a partner in the virtual world.
FFL Council Member, Anita Fam shares about the social and demographic trends that are changing the face of the family in Singapore and the need to take action in order to meet and overcome these challenges.
It’s almost impossible to teach good habits, social skills, and traits like kindness, empathy, and resilience simply by talking about it. Here’s how you can be a positive parenting role model, so you can inspire your little ones to do the same.
Economies are shrinking, layoffs are happening en masse and everyone’s tightening their purse strings. Worrying as they are, financial issues that have accompanied the Covid-19 pandemic can make great learning opportunities for children.
Running out of ways to entertain your active kids at home? Instead of handing them a tablet or turning on the television, consider channelling their energy into constructive activities to calm their hyperactivity and sharpen their focus.
In this #AskFFL interview, Families for Life Chairman Mr Ishak Ismail, shares his views on the five love languages as explained by marriage guru Gary Chapman, and how they can affect family relationships.
What’s the better way to resolve conflicts—to barge in and solve it, or to withdraw and hope it blows over? Marriage educator Mrs Claire Nazar, and mummy-mentor, Mrs Jodi Yong, share their thoughts.
It’s one of the most dreaded conversations for parents to have with their prepubescent children. How and when do you start explaining where babies come from, what sex is and the changes that happen in their bodies?
So your tween or teenager has indicated his or her interest to pursue the path less travelled. As a parent, it’s natural that you worry about his or her future prospects. How should you balance pragmatism and the need to honour your child’s interests, no matter how lofty it sounds?
Take a walk around Bishan with this handy guide for some family-friendly activities and scenic and heritage spots.
Having dinner together as a family is one of the best ways to share each other’s ups and downs at work and in school. If you are out of ideas to make family dinners more interesting, here are some light and surprising tweaks you can consider.
COVID-19 kept this extended family of 13 apart and disrupted a family affair that had lasted for years. But with the help of technology, they have found new ways to get closer together.
Even with 12,000km between them, technology allowed this transnational family to grow closer to their family in Colombia. Joanna Portilla’s household took advantage of the circuit breaker for some much-needed quality time and family bonding.
Parenting isn’t all about creating structure and discipline. Father of two special needs children, Chris Lim, has found that a little flexibility can go a long way.