Biography of the Author June Yong

June Yong

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.