Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

Displaying 10 out of 12 results

  1. Traditional Malaysian honey hunter Zaini Abdul Hamid fixes a ladder to harvest bee nests atop a

    Commentary: A countryside holiday is therapy for a city-bred Singaporean family

    My Singapore born-and-bred kids took away much away from their forest experience on this particular holiday, says a mother of three.
  2. school opens 4

    Commentary: Make full use of the last holiday week to prepare your child for the new school term

    As the new school term approaches, use the remaining holiday time to meet your children's less apparent but no less essential needs, says a mother ...
  3. flowers valentine's day

    Commentary: Mothers, give yourself the best gift this Mother’s Day

    Surely mothers deserve more than an annual token celebration before we all return to reality, says one observer.
  4. classroom student

    Commentary: This mid-year exam season, let children take charge of their learning

    Anxious parents must learn to step back so that our young can step forward and take greater responsibility over their studies, says a mother of three.
  5. super prepared baby 3

    Commentary: Golf classes? What it really takes to raise a future CEO

    Recent news reports highlight the huge amounts of money some parents spend on training for children as young as three to develop social skills and ...
  6. primary school students first day of school 2018 (1)

    Commentary: Applied Learning a good move, but how about some school-life balance first?

    Will there still be enough time for play, tinkering and creativity to flourish in a child's mad-packed schedule? One mother of three discusses the ...
  7. primary school students

    Commentary: Go beyond financial aid to help our children succeed

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s announcement at Budget 2018 that more financial support will be available for students, particularly from ...
  8. child parent holding hands

    Commentary: Learning to let go as a parent of a Primary 1 child

    Three weeks into her child's primary school education, mother of three June Yong discusses what is arguably the most difficult task for a parent ...
  9. classroom student

    Commentary: What getting ready for school really means

    As parents fret over the logistics of readying a child for school, a mother of three highlights the importance of training young kids to have ...
  10. PSLE

    Commentary: Combating the culture of comparison with PSLE results

    Everyone wants their child to do well in the PSLE but how can we deal with grades in a healthy way? June Yong says parents should let their kids ...