Financial Planning for Parents with Young Children

Financial Planning for Parents with Young Children

Parents used to focus their financial plans primarily on their children’s higher education. With the increasing cost of living these days, financial implication starts as early as when the child is in childcare, or even earlier when the child is in the mother’s tummy. Moreover, 

Life of a SAHM, worth it?

Life of a SAHM, worth it?

I probed for the reason behind her question and she shared about her dilemma of sending her baby to infant care/playgroup and being a stay at home mother (“SAHM”). I’m glad we have the freedom to choose to be a SAHM, working mum, or…

Into the World of Respectful Parenting (Intro)

Into the World of Respectful Parenting (Intro)

Background: This is part 2 of a series, for part 1, refer to “I was parenting the wrong way“. If you want to raise an emotionally healthy child but find yourself needing some wisdom, you’re not alone. I’m glad to publish a series of HY’s 

Mothers should not have to be Superwomen

Mothers should not have to be Superwomen

“No one should have to be super in order to be human.” Teo You Yenn Ms Teo was talking about parenting in her book, “This is what inequality looks like.” A really good read, please pick it up and it will adjust your biased lenses 

Blame the Mum?

Blame the Mum?

Neglectful Mothers The backlash to a Dayre post inspired this post. Before I start, Dad is also a parent too, but to share my viewpoint as a mother and in relation to the Dayre post, I will generalise parents as mothers here. Moreover the onus 

Life Beyond Grades

Life Beyond Grades

(Reposted: I first posted this on Joogostyle.com in Sept 2018. I thought it would be relevant to post it here for parents. Have fun reading and do share your thoughts with me too!) I was initially nonchalant about this ‘Life Beyond Grades’ campaign (“Campaign”). The 

Opinion: Training Super Smart Baby

Opinion: Training Super Smart Baby

Channel New Asia (CNA) has an article and video about training a super smart baby. This topic has incited discussion and the article highly shared. If you have not read it, have a look here: www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/train-super-smart-baby-right-brain-sensory-infant-formula-10009058 “While Dr Tay believes our environment already offers a