Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. People having lunch at Raffles City Shopping Centre (2)

    Commentary: Not easy but parents could use dining-in for two for needed couple time

    After weeks of dealing with the kids at home and a year of this dreaded COVID-19, mums and dads should carve out quality time with each other, ...
  2. Singapore Phase 2 Toa Payoh coffeeshop

    Commentary: Why some miss their regular kopi pit stop after dining-in restrictions kicked in

    That coffee break used to allow essential workers and parents some distance and recuperation, says mum June Yong.
  3. A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux

    Commentary: The cult of work is eroding the value of parenthood

    The work of homemakers, driven almost entirely by females, often goes unnoticed as much of it occurs in the private domain, says June Yong.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Life Beyond Grades - screengrab composite

    Commentary: Life Beyond Grades a worthy cause but be careful not to trivialise failure

    Let’s be honest with ourselves; the reality is that our three-digit Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) score opens some doors and shuts ...
  7. christmas gifts,presents

    Commentary: This festive season, parents should exercise self-control in giving

    To let our children appreciate what they have, we should exercise self-control in our giving, says one mother of three.
  8. Ryan Toysreview

    Commentary: So your child wants to be a YouTube star?

    Marvel at Ryan ToysReview but there are valuable considerations we as parents ought to bear in mind before we let our kids take the plunge into ...
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    Commentary: Afraid your kids will catch HFMD? Don’t let modern day parenting be ruled by fear

    If we want our children to grow up courageous, resilient and independent, then parents must display these values in facing everyday challenges, ...
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    Commentary: Crazy Rich Asians should stir reflection on what wealth to bestow our kids

    The movie adapted from Kevin Kwan’s best-selling book displays lavish lifestyles but should urge us to think about the legacy we want to leave our ...