Transition to local primary 1. How did my child cope academically? 3 lessons learnt.

The transition from preschool to primary school is a big milestone, especially so, if like me, your child was immersed in a play-based personalised learning environment, and now has to enter a structured, formal, very academically driven primary school environment.

The academic pressure and expectations were new to my son. I wondered if he would be able to cope. I feared he was not prepared...

6 Places You Can Go With Your Children In Singapore

Looking for places to go with your children this June? Fret not! Here are 6 places we recommend to spend some quality time together, discovering and exploring. There’s so much your child (and you) can learn during fun and play while bonding on this little island. 

3 Fun and creative DIY activities for parents and children

Spending ample quality time bonding with your child is an important factor for their growth and development. Use this as an opportunity to learn and play together as they unleash the inner artist in them (and yourself) by engaging in various interactive DIY activities at the convenience of your own home, rain or shine. You never know what they can come up with when they tap on their creativity...

The best Singaporean dishes for Children

Relocating your family to a new country can be difficult enough, but there are a few things you can do beforehand to help your children prepare for the change. One of the best ways, and arguably most exciting ways to help your child settle into the new culture is by delving into the country’s delicious cuisine. Here are a few traditional and healthy Singaporean dishes for both you and your...

Encouraging your Child to Enjoy Mathematics

Mathematics is a universal language which we use to learn about and understand our world. Children of this age group generally have a lot of fascination with all aspects of it and are enthusiastic when exploring mathematics in many different situations. We are encouraged to find ways to explore a child’s interest in the subject and challenging them further. There are some great mathematical...

How To Cultivate Good Table Manners In Your Child- 3 Parenting Tips

Inculcating good table manners and proper dining etiquette is very important as a fundamental life skill. It prepares children to eat with discipline, maintain a healthy lifestyle and demonstrate respect and consideration for others. There are also many proven health benefits. Children learn to maintain good hygiene, such as washing their hands before eating to prevent the spread of germs,...

The Thing about Tantrums. A chat with Tina Stephenson-Chin.

 As a parent, you've wondered — what causes tantrums in our toddlers, and how do you deal with them? We speak to our Child Psychology expert, Tina Stephenson-Chin.

Is it important to visit universities before making the final decision?

The importance of visiting universities on the shortlist before making the final decision is very subjective, as it is highly dependent on the parent’s personal preference. However, often times, we tend to associate universities in terms of their prestige and standing, as opposed to a physical location and what the university life entails. Besides, due to the growing momentum around online...

How To Stop Teenagers from Bullying?

In the United States, 1 in 4 children are bullied each month. Every 7 minutes a child is bullied. That adds up to 160,000 students missing school each day for fear of bullying. Having their child bullied is a very real fear of every parent. But have you ever wondered: What if your child was the bully?

Meet & Greet: Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal At EtonHouse International School, Thomson

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal at EtonHouse International School Thomson.

Mike is from the UK and he has been living and working in Singapore with EtonHouse for more than 8 years. He was a classroom teacher for 5 years at EtonHouse Thomson and  EtonHouse International Pre-School Mountbatten 718. Over the last three years he has moved into leadership...

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