Tag: Parenting

Parents arrive home to realize they left their toddler at a stopover

Malaysia — Losing sight of one's child in a public place, even for a few minutes, is enough to get a parent's heart racing in panic. For a couple in Melaka, their nightmare came true when they came home and realized they left their...

WP Secretary General Pritam Singh commends father who built ‘mini-mart’ out of cardboard for daughter

Singapore – It doesn’t take the latest technology and expensive materials for parents to promote creativity and family-bonding time with their children. One parent in Singapore built a ‘mini-mart’ for his daughter in their Eunos home using a big cardboard box and some toilet rolls...

Netizens angered by mum who brought kids infected with HFMD to playground

It is natural for parents to prioritize their child's health and welfare above everything else. A mother's post about taking her ill daughter to the park sparked much outrage from netizens when Facebook user Vivien Weiqi shared a post informing netizens of the dangers of...

Baby’s gastro from allegedly dirty food stall scissors: Mother slammed for extracting damages from stall owner after having borrowed scissors to cut baby’s food

Singapore – A mother is facing netizens' cutting remarks for having extracted damages from a food stall owner who had lent her allegedly contaminated scissors to dice stall food for her baby later hospitalised seven days for viral gastroenteritis. On Mar 28 (Thurs), Shin Min...

To prevent traffic jams, netizen tells parents, “Stop sending your boys to camp”

Netizen Veronica Chin is obviously unhappy with parents bringing their their boys to camp, since she claims this causes big traffic jams that inconvenience everyone. She also suggests that MINDEF not only prevent parents from driving their sons to camp, but to even look...

The lost art of parenting

By Mary Lee A New York Times feature revealed that toddlers in America were being entertained with photo apps on parents’ iPhones. Pre-schoolers were using these smartphones to play games. The writer clearly hasn’t visited Singapore. These are ordinary daily sights on buses, trains, restaurants...