Dads for Life Camp @ Army Open House 2017

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team The first Dads for Life Camp @ Army Open House 2017 on 28 and 29 May was a trip down memory lane, as fathers relived their days as active national servicemen, and shared their memories and reactions to today’s military through a one day, one night camp in a beautiful outdoor city setting.  Marking … Read More

Eruandee and Nooraini – Partners in Life

Mr CP Eruandee Prayitna’s eyes light up at the mention of his family. A dad of three, Eruandee (43), better known as ‘Wan’, is Deputy Head of Engagement and Outreach at Centre for Fathering–Dads for Life (CFF-DFL). His work is to encourage active fathering in Singapore’s Malay-Muslim community. His wife, Kindergarten Teacher, Nooraini Bte Md Arif (42) adores gardening so … Read More

Dads@Schools Forum 2017

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team Over 200 dads, mums and school leaders from 55, mostly primary schools, attended the Dads@School Forum 2017 on 16 February at Northland Primary School. The event, organised by Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL), was graced by Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin who issued a clarion call for father support groups … Read More

Parenting Tips For Navigating the Teen Years

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team Here are some tips to help you navigate the teen years. The transition from child to young adult is a crucial phase as this is when he picks up the skills and attitude to survive and thrive in the world outside the home. Like a farmer carefully tending a garden, you can create a conducive environment for … Read More

Navigating the Teen Years Workshop

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team On 12 January 2017, 16 dads and four mums gathered at the Centre for Fathering and Dads for Life (CFF) office in Toa Payoh, to attend this year’s first run of the Navigating the Teen Years Workshop. Conducted by Mr Edwin Choy, Therapist, Family Coach and Co-founder of CFF, the three-hour programme equips parents to … Read More

Bryan Tan – Invested Dad

By Centre for Fathering’s Resource Team Bryan Tan is the new CEO for Dads for Life and the Centre For Fathering. The story of his evolution as a dad is an inspiration to all dads who want to grow their relationship with their children. Bryan Tan, a Senior Officer in the Singapore Armed Forces, entered into early retirement from his … Read More

The Greatest Man – by Charles Ives

Thank you very much to everyone who joined us at our Appreciation Concert on 9 November! We were entertained by the talented students from the vocal department of  Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YSTCM). One of the pieces sung was “The Greatest Man” composed by Charles Ives, performed by YSTCM tenor student, Jongwoo Baek. Here, we share with you … Read More

I Don’t Want To Be a Father Anymore

By Gerald Chue, Centre for Fathering I came home to my 9-year-old daughter standing by the front door with a storybook in her hand. At least that was what I thought Natalie was holding on to at first glance. But on closer inspection, I noticed the words ‘Report Book’ printed on the cover. My heart screamed, passed out and woke … Read More