The arrival of a baby is a huge transition. For the marriage to withstand the challenges, you may need to process the transition well.
Isaac Tan laughed when he recounted how everything changed the first time his 18-month-old daughter, Julia, cried. He had to drop everything and attend to her. But those magical moments of first-time parenthood came sprinkled with a myriad of challenges. How did this young father cope?
Nicole and Jakin share from a young adult’s perspective on what adulting looks like and how you can set your teen up for success in navigating this life transition.
Letting go of my emerging teen has been one of the hardest lesson for me as a mum – particularly since she entered Secondary One this year. I find myself often caught off guard by the inner conflict between my heart and my mind. Every so often, I ding-dong between wanting to keep my daughter close to me and releasing her to fly.
For children, a separation or divorce can be devastating, confusing and stressful at the same time. Depending on their age, different children will have different levels of abilities to comprehend and cope with the emotional turmoil when their parents go their separate ways. What can we do to help our children better manage the change and disruption?
A survey on mental health last year found that 90% of undergrads in Singapore felt that work and study commitments were their greatest sources of stress. How can parents respond to their youth in times of stress?