Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. mother teaching child learning tuition

    Commentary: What is lost when we spend more on tuition

    If we allow our perception of the “ideal child” to cloud our decisions, we may forget that our children are individuals who need their own space ...
  7. Students attending a mathematics class at a primary school

    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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...