Parenting Q&A

To Parents Who Have Anti-Social Children

Q: MY THREE-YEAR-OLD son does not want to mix with children his age. He refuses to go to kids’ birthday parties and throws a tantrum when we insist on taking him to one. I am rather worried as I … [Read more...]

Single mom: How do I tell my daughter about her irresponsible father

Question: As I'm a single mother (my husband and I have been a part from the time I was 7 months pregnant with my daughter), how do I answer my daughter (she's 2 years and 8 months) if and when she … [Read more...]

Avoid Battles With Picky Eater

Q. My 4-year-old youngest daughter is a very picky eater. She won't try a food if she doesn't want to, which includes just about every vegetable, no matter how it is prepared. She'd rather go to … [Read more...]

Potty Training Your Preschooler

Question: My son is soon to be four years old. I want to send him to a kindergarten programme but I find it difficult to do so because he has a problem with toilet training. He does not like to sit … [Read more...]

Toddler Behavior: 21-month old turns violent

Parenting Question: I have a 21-month old son. He was looked after by my mother-in-law since he was 17 months-old. Then she fell ill and could no longer care for him. So we sent him to a babysitter … [Read more...]

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Parenting Question: I have a five month-old baby. I want him to grow up bilingual. My husband and I speak to him in Chinese and English. Will he get confused if we speak different languages to him at … [Read more...]