Dear Parents, Stop Nagging and Start Sharing

With so many worries about our children and the pressures of modern life, nagging at our children can seem unavoidable. “Did you say good morning? Have you done your homework? Why were you so careless? Be careful! Pay attention!”

But did you know that nagging is one of the most dangerous things we can do to our children?

Why You Shouldn't Say 'Be Careful'

Young children run, they climb, and often times they fall. Sometimes, what they are doing even looks dangerous and its tempting to yell out “be careful!” But doing so is actually counterproductive to the growth and development of children and we should really not tell that to young children.

Life Stories: Three Ways to be a Good Dad

It is Father’s Day this week. To celebrate the day and fathers everywhere, Mr Jimmy Oh, co-founder and Chairman of EtonHouse, shares three tips for daddies out there.

Want Good Behaviour? Play with your Child

Did you know that the most common cause of negative behaviour is not enough time to play?

How to Improve Your Child’s Attention Span: 4 Parenting tips

Most parents worry that their child cannot seem to focus; that they never sit still. Many of us believe that children will do better in school if they can sit down and concentrate -- the more extended the period, the better. As a parent and an educator, I can understand these concerns. However, I also know academic strength comes from a lot of different sources and focused attention is just a...

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