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FFL Parenting
New Parents, Child Development, Parent-Child Relationships

Families for Life Parenting

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. 


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Child Development, New Parents, Family Bonding

#AskFFL: How Can Parents Bond with Their Baby?

Science has shown that bonding with your baby can foster a deeper parent-child relationship and boost baby’s overall wellbeing. What are some ways to achieve this? In this #AskFFL series, parenting expert Dr Shefaly Shorey and new dad Tim Low, share their thoughts and tips.

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Child Development, Child Nutrition, Disciplining, Parent-Child Relationships

4 Ways to Be a Positive Role Model for Your Kids

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. 

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Child Development, Child Nutrition, New Parents, Parent-Child Relationships

Be Flexible: How Chris Lim of 'The MeatMen Food Channel’ Parents His Two Special Needs Kids

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.

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Child Development, Parent-Child Relationships, New Parents

4 Tips to Help Your Children Cope When You Return to the Office

​Young children who have grown attached to their parents who have been working from home may need help coping when their parents return to the office. Managing their expectations and familiarising them with their new child care arrangements are crucial tips to making this transition easier for everyone involved.

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Child Development, Child Education, Parent-Child Relationships

#AskFFL: How Does Covid-19 Affect Special Needs Children?

The Covid-19 pandemic kept us home for safety reasons but prolonged social isolation can negatively affect children with special needs. In this #AskFFL interview, Dr Elly Sabrina, FFL Council Member, shares her take on the challenges, effects and solutions to help these children cope in such situations. 

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Child Development, Parent-Child Relationships

#AskFFL: 7 Ways to Help Your Child be a Problem-Solver without Tears

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.

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happy family of 4
Parent-Child Relationships, Teenage Issues, Disciplining, Child Development

Parenting Programmes to Equip Parents

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!

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