Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

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  1. 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’ ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Generic preschool image. Photo: TODAY

    Commentary: Does caning still have a place in modern-day parenting?

    We live in an era where the cane and other authoritarian methods of discipline have been called into question, says mum June Yong.
  10. 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.