There are many things in this big world that may seem scary to children. A psychologist reveals how we can help them face and overcome their fears.
The holiday season will soon be upon us and a paediatrician shares safety tips for children at home, when traveling and during play.
Although arguments and fights between siblings seem to be a natural part of growing up, is such competition and antagonism healthy?
A flight on an airplane can be a wonderful adventure for children. But some reassurance or distraction may be needed, especially if it’s your little one’s first flight.
It is not pleasant when your child is diagnosed with autism, but it is not the end of the world. It can be, in fact, the beginning of a cherished journey for both parent and child.
Bullying may seem like common behaviour especially among children, but if not addressed or carefully dealt with, it could lead to adverse consequences over time. How do we find out if a child or loved...
We have heard much about correcting the behaviour of children who bully others, but what if the bully is none other than your child? How do you nip your child’s bullying behaviour in the bud?
Tired of seeing your children glued to their Playstation during the school holidays? Here are some fun activities to keep children off their electronic gadgets.
‘Mommy, there’s a monster under my bed!’ Or is it there?
Consultant Paediatric and Adult Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon Dr Ong Shong Meng offers his expert advice to families who are planning to hit the road during the upcoming school holidays.
These days, there are many programmes tailor-made to help dyslexic children learn and even, enjoy their education. [Read More]
Many people have heard of dyslexia, but it is still a widely misunderstood condition. Selina Ding provides some insight into the matter. [Read More]
HealthToday chats with an eye specialist on the condition known as ‘lazy eye’. [Read More]
It is never too early to teach your child the importance of good oral hygiene! [Read More]
“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” – Anne Geddes [Read More]
A new bundle of joy brings a whole lot of happiness, and some extra challenges for the new mother as well. Here’s a guide to supplements that can give some much-needed post-natal boost. [Read More]
Having a baby does not mean being a hermit and forgoing all interactions with your fellow human beings. However, it does not hurt to be prepared when braving the great outdoors with Baby in tow. [Read More]
For women who are thinking of getting pregnant, there are some shots worth considering to protect both themselves and the little baby they will be carrying. [Read More]
The words ‘toddler’ and ‘food’, when used in the same sentence are enough to give any new parent the shivers. But as scary as the idea may seem, teaching your toddler good table manners needn’t b... [Read More]
Modern technology allows us to screen the child we are carrying, to detect the possibility of genetic diseases. [Read More]
As parents, we should prepare our children for life instead of protecting them from it. [Read More]
With so many things on our plate, it can be easy for us parents to forget about meeting the basic needs of our children. [Read More]
We have heard much about correcting the behaviour of children who bully others, but what if the bully is none other than your child? How do you nip your child’s bullying behaviour in the bud? [Read More]
Tired of seeing your children glued to their Playstation during the school holidays? Here are some fun activities to keep children off their electronic gadgets. [Read More]
Continuing from last month’s focus on breastfeeding during the first 3 months, nutritionist and mother-of-two Dr Tan Sue Yee now shares some advice on juggling breastfeeding and going back to work. [Read More]
Raising teenagers has never been easy but that doesn’t mean it is rocket science either. [Read More]
It is one thing to learn about how to breastfeed from books and videos, but actually doing it can be a challenge for some mothers. Dr Tan Sue Yee wears both a Mommy’s hat and a specialist’s hat as s... [Read More]
‘Mommy, there’s a monster under my bed!’ Or is it there? [Read More]
Do you really need a spoonful of sugar to help your child take cough medicine? [Read More]
At loss as to how to break your child’s thumb-sucking habit? A senior lecturer and orthodontist from Universiti Teknologi MARA shares some tips. [Read More]
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