Tag: parental musings

  • Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child
    Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child

      Having a second child is one of many life-changing, personal decisions that parents will have to make. But what do you do when practical reasons and biological needs are at odds with each other?  By Suzi Chaemchaeng  You meet a mother with one child and you curiously ask, “do you plan to have another?” […]

  • Bathing a Newborn:  Birthing Suite to Bath Tub
    Bathing a Newborn: Birthing Suite to Bath Tub

    A seasoned dad and swimming coach takes a trip down memory lane to the first time he bathed his baby.  The gradual approach he used will put nervous new parents at ease and bath time can become a special time.   By Gordon Ellard   As a father of two, I admit that I had […]

  • My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race
    My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race

    Liway shares her story about how she makes her bi-racial son less conscious about his skin color and tells us how we can encourage children to celebrate diversity in their daily lives.   By Liway Tayag   I can’t count how many times we’ve been brought to the limelight because people stare at my son […]

  • I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!
    I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!

    Shaz Lalji explains how we can empower the next generation to lead an equitable future through education, sharing our stories, and celebrating each other’s successes!   By Shaz Lalji   For generations, women have been fighting for empowerment. Even something as basic as voting was non-existent for women for so long. As far as we […]

  • Things I Would Tell My Younger Self about Being a Parent
    Things I Would Tell My Younger Self about Being a Parent

    Sally is a children’s author, blogger, and an experienced mother. She shares her parenting insights with our readers.   By Sally Flint   This year our youngest daughter left home in Bangkok to go to university in the UK. Her sister left home two years ago and is now spending the third year of her […]

  • Life as a New Daddy
    Life as a New Daddy

    Leonard Wee, a Singaporean entrepreneur who is married to a Thai, tells us how he is managing his life as a full-time dad to baby Jayna. Tell us a bit about your family! You can say that I’m a late bloomer.  I met my wife in Singapore when I was 41, got married at 42 […]