Talking About Children’s Emotion Aug30

Talking About Childr...

When talking about children’s emotions, it is difficult to avoid saying things that are not already commonly known, or even common sense. Advances in the psychology and neuroscience of emotions, however, now offer us a new understanding of the nature of emotion—and of the importance of...

Pre-school stat board to be set up Aug28

Pre-school stat boar...

SINGAPORE – A new statutory board will be set up to oversee pre-school education, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced yesterday in his National Day Rally speech. In addition, the Government will also run a few pre-school centres under a pilot scheme which will test new concepts in...

“FIDGETY” KIDS Aug05

“FIDGETY”...

ARE BOUNCY BALLS THE ANSWER TO “FIDGETY” KIDS? Lets find a way to let children play for hours everyday and break down any barriers that stand in the way. The article, WHY CHILDREN FIDGET: And what we can do about it, captured the attention of millions. This started a heated...

Are you raising nice kids? Jul15

Are you raising nice...

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind Children play near donated diapers. (By Jessica McFadden) Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a...

Spend Time with Your Children Jul13

Spend Time with Your...

How a father spends his time tells his children what’s important to him. If you always seem too busy for your children, they will feel neglected no matter what you say. Treasuring children often means sacrificing other things, but it is essential to spend time with your children. Kids...