Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

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  1. students classroom

    Commentary: The trouble with helping disadvantaged kids is you don’t know where to start

    With the odds stacked up against kids from low-income families, figuring out where to intervene can be tricky, says June Yong.
  2. Mother feeding her baby at home

    Commentary: Can young working parents survive without a maid?

    Having a helper around helped us to ride out a rough season when we had many young children. Letting her go will not be easy, says a mother of three.
  3. Two children playing in a playground

    Commentary: Want more babies? Help couples build stronger marriages first

    Wanting Singapore families to have more kids requires going beyond dishing out monetary bonuses to helping couples become better partners for ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. McD mobile phone locker

    Commentary: When should children be allowed to have their own mobile phones?

    If you haven’t set clear boundaries about technology use or had conversations about it with your child, then passing junior a phone is likely to ...
  6. Cast member Yeoh poses at the premiere for "Crazy Rich Asians" in Los Angeles

    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 ...
  7. Father daughter family Singapore

    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, ...
  8. St Margaret's Primary School

    Commentary: Move by St Margaret’s Primary a test of parents’ ability to deal with change. Will they rise to the challenge?

    Change can be frustrating, but parents should embrace it and adapt to inconveniences, says one parent whose daughter is in St Margaret’s Primary.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 ...