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Child Education, School Matters, Health Matters

6 Smart Ways to Destress During Exam Season

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.

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New Parents, Child Education, Money Matters

Saving is Hard But Not Impossible: Important Money Tips for Parents from Dawn Cher, SGBudgetBabe

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.

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Child Education

4 Ways to Help Your Child Be a Gracious Loser

Whether it is crying after losing a video game or insisting on re-throwing the dice after losing in a board game, most children have trouble managing their emotions when experiencing early “failures”. As parents, how can we teach them to lose graciously and pick themselves up from setbacks?

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Child Education, New Parents

3 Ways You Can Talk About the Birds and the Bees to Your Child Without Blushing

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?

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Money Matters, Child Education

What Your Kids Can Learn About Money Through Covid-19

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.

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Caregiving, Family Issues, Family Bonding, Family Planning, Child Education

The Fine Art of Juggling for Dual-Career Parents

Juggling work, children and spouse can be a fine balancing act for dual-career couples. Find out how Adriana Lim Escaño and Bryan Tan share responsibility to ease the stress of juggling multiple roles.

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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 Education, Family Bonding

How to Teach Your Child Social Skills in a Time of Social Distancing

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.

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