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Say goodbye to “Hello Barbie”

Photo credit: technewsworld.com As a parent to my girl, it’s so tough to say no when she request for a new toy. My fellow mummies around me exclaimed how their daughters would plead with them to buy them the popular Hello Barbie toys. This toy has an embedded microphone to record your kids’ voices and engage…

Parents Should Watch Out for Kids Sexting

Photo credit: themotherhood.com It has been an increasing challenge for parents to monitor their kids when it comes to mobile phones and Internet usage. The fact that kids these days are far more technologically advanced as compared to 15 years ago. However, that shouldn’t stop us from our responsibility as a parent to guide them how we…

Keep An Eye On Children’s Online Activities

Photo credit: afshispeaks.com Being a parent is never easy. It requires knowledge, love, patience, communication and a lot of factors to have a healthy relationship with your children. And being able to comprehend the advantages and the risks of online use are important especially when it comes to our children. As a parent, we are…

Number of Adoptions Are Down

Photo credit: ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG Adopted children in Singapore have decreased by half as fewer babies have been placed for adoption. Last 2014, it is said that 352 children were adopted and that’s fewer than half from 731 in 2004 (Figures from Ministry of Social and Family Development show). It shows that women…

Tasks for Toys

Photo credit: vimeo.com “Task for Toys” is a mobile application launched by Toys “R” Us to reward children for helping parents on household tasks. The objective of the said application is to help their children learn and do household tasks in exchange of toys as a reward from their parents. The said app was recently…

Homemade body paint for kids

The next time you are hosting your kid’s birthday party, you can consider preparing some body paint for your kid and his friends to play together. The ingredients are commonly found at home and the best thing is that they are easy to make. You could probably buy body paints at party supplies stores. But…

Homemade Playdough

Homemade playdough is so easy to make! With only 5 ingredients and among these ingredients, 3 ingredients (salt, water and oil) are commonly found in most kitchen these days. Try it this weekend with your kids and have some fun! Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 cup water 1 tbls vegetable oil colours…

Gadgets for kids: Development or Disaster?

Kids today as young as five-year-old are using various gadgets such as mobile phones, tablets, notebooks and so on. The question is whether this trend is helping us parents to expose them to the technological advancement or are we driving them to the wrong path by being a loving parent without taking precaution on the circumstances? We’ve…

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