In A Letter to Parents (Part 2), the author continues to share on the insight of the generic youths as they move into the early and mid-teens.
If our children had the maturity to speak to their parents as equals what insight might they reveal? In the language of the heart, what might be the ultimate conversation all parent-child pairs eventually speak? In this 2 part essay, the author takes on the voice of the generic youth in contemporary Singapore.
In most holidays for families with children, visit to a theme park is likely a requirement in the itinerary. If the little ones are really lucky, there might even be two or more theme parks in one holiday! But is this the only sure way to keep your children entertained during a family trip? Are memories of cuddling life-sized cartoon characters, eating cotton candy and heart-throbbing roller coaster rides the only things children will retain from their childhood?
Madam Kwa Geok Choo, better known as the late Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, was a woman both inspiring and inspired. A lady in every sense of the word, Madam Kwa was a stellar student, empowered career woman, dedicated wife, loving mother, devoted grandmother, and a humble, gentle, caring person. We pay tribute to her and share why we should all raise daughters to be like her.
HOW can we raise well-adjusted tweens and teens? What are some of the key building blocks that we as stakeholders (parents, educators, concerned adults) need to use to effect that? Continuing from a few weeks ago of the Fathers as Coach series, co-founder Edwin Choy of the Centre for Fathering details the key aspects to put into place to allow our tweens/teens to develop into confident and resourceful adults of the future.