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How can we keep our family united and strong so that as a family we can overcome challenges as a whole (especially during the COVID pandemic)? Guest Contributor Tan Chin Hock shares some suggestions.
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.
While we’d all like for it to happen, there’s never going to be a 50/50 split between partners on housework, parenting and even finances. But when you feel like you’re bearing the brunt of the work at home, how do you encourage your partner to step up for the good of your marriage and the kids?
Bullying is never okay. If your child is a victim of bullying in school, recognising the signs early, providing your child with unconditional support and collaborating with the school are some useful ways to manage the situation.
Unresolved conflicts can lead to estrangement between generations over time. This means your children may not get to enjoy the company of doting grandparents as they grow up. Here’s how you can start mending the bridge between yourself and your parents.
Research has shown that close sibling ties can lead to better life satisfaction and mental health. But achieving this takes work, especially when the kids don’t see eye to eye. Find out how you as a parent can help.
The idea of your teen’s first date can be scary and mystifying. As a parent, how should you best respond? What are the to-dos and do-nots of navigating this tricky phase of your teenager’s life?