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Let's Talk About Coronavirus, Baby

“Why are so many of my friends falling sick?” 

It’s been over two years into the global pandemic, and if you have children, chances are they would be fairly aware of the current situation. Schools have done their best to keep students up-to-date on the latest happenings, but does your child feel reassured? Does he or she know the reason behind the ongoing measures? 

Here’s how to talk about it.

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Help, I am a Parent and I Tested Positive for COVID-19. What's Next?

With large gatherings in many places paused or canceled at the moment, we may be entertainment-starved, missing live concerts, circuses, you name it. However, there is one other place you could check out mind-boggling juggling acts – right at home.

Working from home or office while caring for kids and keeping everyone physically AND mentally healthy is no mean feat. If the “worst” does happen and a parent/caregiver’s COVID-19 test shows up with double lines, what do you do?

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Blurred Lines Between Home and School; the Importance of Parent Involvement

This is our reality. Education cannot fall solely on schools and teachers. What we do know is this–children learn and develop best with the significant adults and leaders in their life. This is something we should keep in mind as we think about our current school structures. We need good relationships between schools and families to allow children to have a positive learning experience.

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8 Conflict Resolution Techniques in the School and Classroom

As a parent of a school-going child, meet-the-teacher sessions may uncover surprising, pleasant yet sometimes worrisome aspects of your kid. However, these encounters are always planned. Anticipated. Conversely, receiving a call in the middle of a workday, hearing the news that your child has been involved in a conflict, hits differently. Just imagine. One call turns to two, three, four, and more.

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5 Considerations to Make When Choosing a School in Singapore

Singapore is considered to have one of the best school systems in the world, so parents who want to secure good education for their children are spoiled for choice in the city state. However, having a lot of good options can also make the selection process a challenging one, especially for families who are relocating to Singapore for work or for better academic opportunities for their children. On top of ensuring that their prospective school offers a suitable learning environment, they also need to check for programs that will allow their child to adjust well to their new surroundings. 

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