Yusof and Asnawi: We’re a Team

When he is in Singapore, family time is precious for Mr Mohammad Yusof Suleiman (36), his wife Mdm Norinda Bachok (34), and their six children: Muhammad Asnawi (13), Nur Insyirah (12), 9-year-old twins Nur Huda and Nur Husna, and 3-year-old twins Nur Syakirah and Nur Syabirah. A Service Technician in the oil and gas industry for five years, Yusof’s work … Read More

Boon Choon and Joshua – Standing Tall on Our Fathers’ Experiences

Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL), in partnership with Mediacorp, is honouring fathers this Father’s Day with Celebrating Fathers 2018. To reinforce the important role of fathers and its impact on families and the next generation of families; the theme for this year’s month-long series of activities will be: “A Dad is for Life—Honouring Fathers from Generation to Generation.”  Read about father and … Read More

Dads@School Forum 2018

Into its third year, the Dads@School Forum at Queensway Secondary School on 7 April 2018, was filled with 200 fathers, father support group leaders, parent support group leaders, and educators from over 70 schools. To encourage the continuity of their involvement in father support groups from primary to secondary school, this year’s theme was: “Who’s Shaping Our Teens: Do Fathers … Read More

Meet Yuen Chee Onn

Yuen Chee Onn is the Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life’s (CFF-DFL) Head of Engagement and Outreach.  He and his wife Eileen have a son, Daniel (28 years of age), two daughters Deborah (26), and Denise (25). For 20 years of his career life, he worked primarily in the banking industry.  At age 45, a heart attack and subsequent recovery would … Read More

Rite of Passage@Queenstown Secondary School

Centre for Fathering (CFF-DFL) conducted a Rite of Passage programme for Queenstown Secondary School’s students and their dads on 27 January 2018. A pilot programme, Rite of Passage consists of engaging interactive activities culminating in a ceremony for the fathers to ‘release’ their teens to become young adults –with the assurance that they will continue to help and guide the … Read More

Shared Parenting Tips for Working Dads and Mums

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team Contemporary dual-income households face many challenges from competing priorities of work, family and busy schedules. Fathers and mothers can benefit from “Shared Parenting Approach” strategies for growing stronger spousal partnerships so that neither feels alone in the parenting journey; and practical tips on building lasting relationships with your children. 1. Set aside time in … Read More

Shared Parenting Talk at Schroders

CFF – DFL conducted a Shared Parenting Lunchtime Talk at global investment house, Schroders, on 25 October 2017, as part of its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Month. Participants gathered to glean insights from Trainer/Co-founder of CFF, Mr Edwin Choy, to address challenges faced by contemporary families. These include competing priorities; the need to juggle schedules; and unclear roles between men … Read More

Serving with Joy alongside fathers@QtPSG

Teacher-in-charge of fathers@QtPSG (fathers@Queenstown Parent Support Group), Mr Tan Cheow Seng (left), relates to us the joy of working with dads at Queenstown Primary School (QtPS) to promote father-child bonding. fathers@QtPSG also known as “Fathers’ Club” is led by an organising committee that constantly comes up with new programmes and activity ideas. At Queenstown Primary School, I have been much blessed to work with a … Read More

fathers@QtPSG

A core group of 11 from fathers@QtPSG (fathers@Queenstown Parent Support Group) catch up at a coffee shop once a month to plan activities for the school’s children and their dads. Hear their stories of how they have developed deeper relationships with their children and dedicated themselves to nurturing strong and enduring bonds. At Queenstown Primary School (QtPS), dads are experiencing … Read More

Gift of Wings Charity Concert 2017

The Centre for Fathering partnered with the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music to host a Charity Concert of light classics to benefit the Centre’s programmes and causes. $165,000 was raised in the recent Gift of Wings Charity Concert held at the magnificent Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. It was a night to truly inspire as the Tang Quartet, … Read More