Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

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  1. childcare centre singapore

    Commentary: The dangers of leaving our kids with a childcare centre or babysitter – how real are the risks?

    I’ve experienced my fair share of worry from hiring our first helper to my child’s first experience with a childcare centre, says mum June Yong.
  2. SMRT Priority Queues

    Commentary: Prams and escalator incidents – how about lift priority queues for new parents?

    It could well be the first step forward in resetting the ground rules of responsible escalator and elevator use, and pave the way towards becoming ...
  3. Jewel Changi opening day (14)

    Commentary: It’s fast food galore at Jewel Changi Airport. Aren’t parents troubled by our kids’ junk food intake?

    Many have flocked to A&W and Shake Shack at Jewel Changi Airport. But maybe parents ought to take a step back to think about limiting our kids’ ...
  4. Child playing with water at swimming pool

    Commentary: Swimming deaths – how to build children’s independence without compromising safety?

    Parents are faced with the daily tension between letting go so that the child grows in independence, and knowing when a situation poses grave ...
  5. stock mother 01

    Commentary: How much does age matter in starting a family?

    An older parent can also bring stability into the equation, plus a certain wisdom that is accumulated through diverse life experiences, says mum ...
  6. singapore skyline, marina bay sands, business district

    Commentary: Would you want to raise a family in Singapore’s CBD?

    In order for an inner-city project to thrive, it has to cater to the everyday needs of the people living there, says June Yong.
  7. swing play gym singapore parents

    Commentary: This March holidays, don't be a super planner-parent

    Parents should avoid over-planning holidays so kids can exercise autonomy, says mum June Yong.
  8. secondary school file singapore students (1)

    Commentary: Streaming out. Subject-based banding in. How are parents reacting?

    The Education Ministry’s move is to be applauded but parents must make a conscious choice to let go of our aspirations to see our offspring ...
  9. Chinese New Year stay trim healthy calories fitness gold coins

    Commentary: Don’t stash your child’s hongbao money in the bank. Give them a chance to spend it

    This Year of the Pig, make your hongbao money work harder for you and your child, than it previously did sitting in a bank.
  10. newborn, baby hands

    Commentary: The year of trials and tribulations, as the parent of a newborn

    It will be normal to feel lost and helpless at multiple points, so give yourself permission to feel those things, says mother June Yong.