As high-achieving parents raising children with limitless potential, we need to open up about mental wellness. Here are 3 simple steps to an Olympics teachable moment on handling nervousness.
Feeling the strain from school closure and having to be your child’s teacher at home? Here’s how you can boost your parent-child relationship and learning with a simple 10-minute reset… This is part of our series at [Learn at Home] During Covid-19 School Closure Invest in “banking time” School closure is a challenging time for
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Vee, Jae and El are generally occupied with structured and free choice screen-free activities throughout the day and have very little screen time. However these few days, Jae (7y10m) has been on my laptop at 7+ am for 1 hour to set test papers! 😅 Previously, he has been copying or making up questions for his
Homeschooling means the kids are stuck with me the entire day, so I need to be creative in managing them. Here’s how I get my post-exercise morning shower done in peace… Mum: Children, mummy is going to shower now. El, please come into the room. I’d be locking up for a while. Jae, please play
Today’s post is on how I motivated my introverted child to participate in a group performance. My #2 Jae (5yo) is an introvert. In his 4 months in kindergarten, he rarely spoke. Over 1.5 years of weekly music classes, he rarely interacted with other children. Yet at home, he can be talkative and loud at
It’s year-end exam season and a mum asked how to motivate her 7yo son to learn. I usually don’t gender stereotype. That is, my boys are free to love pink, wear pink, play with dolls, doll houses, cooking sets, etc. However, there are commonly observable differences between young boys and girls. Interestingly, I’m from
I love my three kids, yet I pay special attention to my middle child (4yo Jae) to avoid him feeling neglected. #1 Vee (now 7yo) was a high-needs baby and is still a high-needs sensitive child. Besides, I need to spend considerable time with him on reading and piano practice. #3 El (2y4m) is also
I’m apprehensive when the lunar new year approaches because my kids go nuts after watching lion dances and drum performances. Absolutely nuts. 1. They take the Junior Engineer building rods to hit furniture — group drum performance. To protect the furniture, I offer the only drum we have to whoever finishes his homework first. Less
Nearly-7yo Vee has been progressing well across subjects with one exception — reading. I observe his development closely and it’s clear that he isn’t keen to read much despite being able to read. He loves solving and discussing math problems usually verbally, with maniplatives or simple model drawings. When it comes to a story problem