Tag: parental musings

  • 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 […]

  • What Makes a Father a Dad
    What Makes a Father a Dad

    We all have different perceptions of what a father should be. In this article, Noah tells us of his personal journey of discovering fatherhood and why every day is Father’s Day.   By Kevin Noah Windfield Growing up in the 1970s without a father was a very difficult situation for my brother and I. We […]

  • Being a Good Friend to New Parents
    Being a Good Friend to New Parents

    Have a friend who is about to have a baby? Here’s how to be an A+ friend to the new parents. If you are pregnant, be sure to share this with your friends and family! By Emma McNerlin With the arrival of a baby, the world tilts a little bit on its axis, early days […]

  • It Takes a Village: The Power of Mommy Friends
    It Takes a Village: The Power of Mommy Friends

          Being expats parents can be tough, particularly when you don’t have the support village which you would back home. In this refreshing article, Cara motivates us to take a leap, as awkward as it may be, towards creating our own village and making friends who will be there for us through tough […]

  • Parenting: Expectations vs Reality
    Parenting: Expectations vs Reality

    We all have a vision of a perfect parent and children in mind. But as soon as we have children of our own, that vision blurs a bit. Jenny suggests what we can do on those days when raising kids gets the best of us. By Jenny Rephaeli Remember being the single young lady with […]