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

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

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

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

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