7 Parenting Tips for Managing your Child’s Challenging Behaviour

How can we guide our children towards socially appropriate behaviour? When will they understand the need for guidelines and boundaries?  Instead of ‘blaming’ children for their behaviour, it’s time we use conflict resolution strategies to support children to see different perspectives and develop skills in interacting positively with others!

The wise way to ask your child questions: 5 parenting tips

It takes skill and lots of practice to ask good questions of children, as well as a commitment to slow down to really listen to what children are telling us, through their non verbal and verbal communication.

4 tips for reading aloud to young children

Reading to young children is not the sole responsibility of teachers. As children’s first teachers, parents play a significant role in nurturing their children’s love for reading.

How Do You Deal With Your Child's Tantrums?

Tantrums include a range of behaviours from screaming, whining, kicking or sulking. These behaviours are most characteristic of children 1-3 years of age (the terrible twos!), when children have low emotional control and are not able to engage in complex forms of argument. 

6 Parenting Tips: How To Get Your Child To Listen

Parenting 101: Understanding and Overcoming Shyness

Like adults, children are born with their own unique temperament. Some are 'shy' and stay away from large crowds; some are naturally gregarious and chatty. Some will find it very easy to speak in front of a group of friends, and some will dread the day they have to. How many of us can deliver a talk in front of a large crowd? Even the best orators have revealed their fears of speaking in...

3 Recommended Books for Children

With a plethora of children's books available in the bookstores, it can get confusing and challenging to choose the best books for your child. Here are 3 recommended books to read with your child (3 - 6 years), and simple ideas on activities to extend the reading experience! 

A Fulfilling Parenting Journey: Lessons Learned

There is a saying, 'Parenting isn't a practice. It's a daily learning experience.' Indeed, there is much to learn in our parenting journey everyday!

Today, we hear from Mrs Ng Gim Choo, Founder and Managing Director of EtonHouse, who fondly recalls some moments in her daughter's childhood and shares the precious lessons she learned. 

5 Strategies For Raising Your Child In A Digital Age

 

Technology has transformed the way children learn and communicate in the world today. We often think of the potential negative effects of technology on our children, and we try to protect our children against them. In this digital age, the challenge for you, as a parent, is not to shield your child from technology entirely, but to educate him on how to use it properly and responsibly.

Here...

Through The Eyes Of A Child: Intercultural Understanding and Respect

With globalisation and increasing interaction between people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, how do we foster intercultural understanding and respect in our children? The current wave of globalisation is reinventing many cities and households, making them more diverse than in the past. We now experience a heightened appreciation of cultural diversity and adaptability, and...

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