Post by The Blogfather. I thought I should explain this before I go for a while. It’s been a tough year. 2 job changes, a health scare that required a drastic change in diet and lifestyle (a change I’m still struggling with), my first gout attack (one that lasted right through a car review, too) … Continue reading Time Out
Three months was a tad longer than I expected to be out of commission, but life happens, and blogging tends to take a back seat as a result. At first it was, “I need to focus on getting a job.” Oh My Word, as promising a proposition as it is for me, sadly wasn’t paying … Continue reading … aaaaaaaand he’s back.
Yes, the Singapore Man Bloggers Group is an April Fool’s Joke. Some of you will have caught the very subtle discrepancies from yesterday’s spoof post, but I really do hope we’ve kept you guessing.
Today, it is with great honour and greater pleasure that I present the spinoff faction to the country’s most tightly-knit community of parent bloggers.
Admit it; we all discriminate. Amy Cheong has discriminated against a culture, and we have discriminated against her. We’re all guilty here.
Getting your toddler to play well with others is always a challenge; most, if not all of the time, it’s because the kid hasn’t learnt the concept of sharing. Young Parents has published an article explaining that this is a normal developmental process in children, and where the difficulty lies: When you think about it, … Continue reading Y U No Share?
Amidst the current affairs commentary and general horsing around, Mr Brown doesn’t delve into his family life very often, particularly when it comes to his autistic 11-year-old girl Faith. But when he does,… well, see for yourself.
This is the 3rd in a 6-part series of articles based on the public lecture conducted at the National Library on 16 April 2012 by Professor Steven Pfeiffer entitled “Raising a Successful Child”; the content herein is reproduced with permission from Professor Pfeiffer and the National Library Board. As parents, we naturally only want the … Continue reading Don’t Push: Avoiding the Rush in Developing Your Child
The Wall Street Journal published an article dealing with why children lie and lends some insight on how to deal with your child’s dishonesty. The article touches on what we have probably known growing up as kids ourselves – that parents are terrible at detecting when their children lie. Parents are remarkably bad at detecting … Continue reading Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
Dear all, Most of you have come to expect my letters to Xander to arrive every Monday. The last two weeks have seen a couple of unscheduled letters that were posted nearer the end of the week. I did intend to keep a schedule for the letters, but being a personal blog, I do also … Continue reading We interrupt this programme to tell you we’re interrupting this programme
Dads for Life is holding its 3rd conference on 12 May 2012, 8.30am at Orchard Hotel. It’s a 4-hour event featuring two keynote speakers, two keynote speakers, Mr Wilfried C. Hoecke from Family Connection, South Carolina, USA and local parenting expert, Dr John Ng, talking about current trends in active fatherhood and also “how fathers … Continue reading Dads for Life Conference 2012
This is the 2nd in a 6-part series of articles based on the public lecture conducted at the National Library on 16 April 2012 by Professor Steven Pfeiffer entitled “Raising a Successful Child”; the content herein is reproduced with permission from Professor Pfeiffer and the National Library Board. As parents, we make decisions every day … Continue reading Promoting Balance in Your Child’s Capabilities