Resources for Parents
No, But Where Are You Really From? Identity and Transitions For Third Culture Kids
It’s safe to say that a hub like Singapore has no shortage of Third Culture Kids (TCKs). The term was first coined by American sociologist Ruth Hill Useem in the 1950s, referring to children who spend a significant part of their formative years outside of their parents’ culture. TCKs often feel that they are…
Managing Overwhelming Thoughts and Feelings
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, adapting to a ‘new normal’ has been challenging for many of us. Feeling overwhelmed by the situation is a completely normal reaction in these unprecedented times. However, when these feelings and emotions occur consistently, it can leave us feeling emotionally depleted and detached from our lives. …
Moving Countries During a Global Pandemic
Are you new to Singapore, or have recently moved elsewhere? Read on.
Change is powerful, but not always easy.
“Nothing remains as it was. If you know this, you can begin again, with pure joy in the uprooting.” ― Judith Minty
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style
Ever wondered why your child always seems to remember something they see? Or perhaps they really get the hang of a new concept when they are hands-on and try it themselves? Maybe they are great at remembering new songs and rhymes? This isn’t a coincidence, often we have preferences when it comes to learning new…
Gamification – Morning Tea Series for Parents
Gamification. Ever heard of this term? It means to turn anything into a game, enlist voluntary involvement, have fun and get results. This is the topic of this Morning Tea Series for Parents and it’s particularly useful for teachers and parents who are hands-on with their children’s education. Gamification is a term used to…
How do I maintain my child’s education and learning over the summer vacation?
2020 has been anything but a normal school year for our children. Many have returned to school, albeit briefly, and then the summer holidays arrived before we knew it. Holidays may look markedly different this year too, with many of us staying put and exploring Singapore. A common question from many of our parents is,…
Yoga to Counterbalance Screentime – Morning Tea Series for Parents
This is a webinar worth coming back to, again and again. All of us felt amazing afterwards! It’s incredible what a few minutes of targeted movement and breathwork can do. Give yourself a moment to try this as an online yoga class at home or use it whenever you need a break from sitting in…
How To Make Learning Fun At Home – Morning Tea Series for Parents
Thank you to everyone who participated in our webinar – we loved all your great questions! This webinar was all about how to make learning more enjoyable at home while we are in a state of quarantine during the current pandemic.
How To Make The Most Out Of Online Learning!
Have you found the transition to online learning challenging during the current pandemic? You’re not alone! It’s the experience of many as we adapt to a new way of operating. Here are a few tips to help with this transition.