With Children’s Day, Halloween and exam season on the cards, October is shaping up to be a busy month! Take a breather with some of these activities perfect for the family, whether you’re looking to keep learning, de-stress, or even celebrate.
Families for Life is excited to present Families for Life Family Songs! Set to popular tunes of nursery rhymes, the songs aims to teach children the importance of family and the values to inculcate in their lives.
Family values are basic, fundamental beliefs for kids to learn at any age as they encourage positive behaviour and solidify the bond that your family has. Inculcate a love for family with the four core family values of Love, Care & Concern, Commitment and Respect, with easy and fun activities for your children to model these values both in the classroom and at home.
You don’t need a special occasion to gift something to the seniors at home, but with Celebrating Our Grands Day coming up on 9 October 2021, you’ve got every reason to make them feel special with a DIY gift tailored to suit their personality.
The pandemic and its periodic distancing measures may cause seniors to feel socially isolated. Here are ways to make grands in the family feel loved despite the physical distance.
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!
The vicinity of Paya Lebar doesn’t immediately strike one as family-friendly. But look a little closer, and you will find a variety of places and activities that will please everyone at home from junior to the grandparents.
?In light of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we cast the spotlight on the emotional wellness of teenagers. How do parents recognise early signs of problems and support our children’s mental health?
Dealing with stress can be a real struggle for kids. Teaching them problem-solving strategies can help them lead resilient and empowered lives. In this #AskFFL series, Dr Daniel Fung, head of the Institute of Mental Health, shares his best advice on resilience and mental wellness for families with CNA938FM.
Want to build a strong relationship and communicate better with your child? Sign up for Parenting Programmes with proven techniques and be equipped with resources, knowledge and skills to build a strong and happy family!
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.
?Registering and solemnising your marriage in Singapore is simple if you follow these 5 important steps.
Celebrate fathers day with a game everyone in the family can play - Mini-Golf!
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?
?There’s a lot to learn from our grandparents. Every moment spent with them is precious!
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!
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.
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!
?In between running a yoga studio, raising four daughters and maintaining a loving marriage, how does Dawn Sim manage to keep up her energy levels? Also, her secrets to motivating her entire family to keep fit and healthy.
October is known as the season for year-end examinations and it is probably every student’s most dreaded month. The relentless revisions and pressure can take a toll on their mental and physical health. Here’s how to help your kids (and even yourself) take a step back and gain perspective.
Faulty communication and poor listening are usually the triggers behind arguments that are blown out of proportion. Here are some ways to actually hear your spouse’s point of view and find a mutually amicable way out of any disagreement.
The arrival of a baby can unify a family but it can also throw relationships asunder. Setting ground rules, ensuring two-way communication and learning to respect boundaries are just some ways for multi-generational families to navigate misunderstandings and live harmoniously.
?To mark Children’s Day on 8 Oct 2021, we bring you the ways you can relive the carefree spirit of childhood with your young ones. Introduce the kids to classic games like Uno and Snakes and Ladders, stock up on old-school snacks, or just spend a fun day at the beach or a new playground.
Bringing up young children is an expensive affair, but mum of two Dawn Cher, more affectionately known as SGBudgetBabe, is determined to pass on the virtue of prudence to her young charges.
?If you are thinking of tying the knot, there are a few marriage myths you should stop believing in for a happier and long-lasting marriage.
Families for Life Parenting is a one-stop parenting information portal for parents-to-be, parents with young children aged 0 to 6 years old and caregivers of these children. You can find a wide range of resources, supported by research and experts to help you raise a healthy and resilient child.
?If you are looking for ways to bond with the Grands, there are a few movies about grandparenthood you can consider watching on your next movie night with grandma and grandpa!