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  1. Helicopter parenting, Ministry of Education, MOE

    Commentary: Thanks mum for not being a helicopter parent

    This mother’s day, CNA's Nazurah Razali thanks her mother for giving her a sense of autonomy and independence.
  2. Molly Zhao Yusi

    Commentary: This Asian obsession with Ivy League schools has got to stop

    The academic prep scene in China - a mix of boarding institutions, prep schools and coaching classes - has been brimming with activity over the ...
  3. Portly Papa eating with kids family restaurants cafes

    Kid-friendly eats: The Portly Papa's guide to eating out with your children

    In this week’s Chubby Hubby, Portly Papa column, Aun Koh puts on his food blogger hat to recommend his family's favourite kid-friendly places to ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. smart phones are changing child development memories

    Is the immediate playback of events changing how children create memories?

    Looking at a video right after an event can overlay and alter the actual memory of the experience, experts say.
  6. China Baby

    Parents bring newborns to A&E for many non-urgent reasons: US study

  7. Style intervention Making over the underdressed boy and overdressed girl

    Style intervention: Making over the underdressed boy and overdressed girl

    In this week’s Chubby Hubby, Portly Papa column, Aun Koh finds ways to dress his children: One always looks like a slob while the other one thinks ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. netflix logo website on laptop screen

    Commentary: Teach your kids to think and question ads

    Discussing how advertisements makes children feel can make them more aware of how it influences their behaviour, says one academic specialist at ...
  10. 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.