Emotion Coaching Workshop

The Centre for Fathering–Dads for Life (CFF-DFL) held an Emotion Coaching workshop at their premises in “The Tennery” on 10 Nov 2018 to equip parents with useful handles on being an emotion coach to their children. It was conducted by Ruby Lee, a passionate and experienced Parenting Coach, Marriage Therapist & Counsellor, who is an Associate Trainer with CFF-DFL. Based … Read More

Game for a Lifetime

In his speech at our Dads on the Greens 2018 Charity Event post-game dinner, Guest-of-Honour and Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan asked 3 questions to the sponsors and guests: For our golfers at the event, many of us being busy dads, we were also “coming home”. Getting out on the course would also remind us of 3 questions … Read More

Sustaining the Boleh spirit in parenting!

On the bright Sunday morning of 16th September 2018, well before 9am, it was already full attendance at the Holiday Inn Orchard City Centre. Some 100 Malay couples turned up, well dressed and spritely, eagerly awaiting the start of the third annual parenting seminar jointly organised by the Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) and the Centre for Fathering (CFF-DFL). Titled … Read More

A Rewarding Year with Bapa Sepanjang Hayat

Mr Abdul Hadi Bin Mohamed Salleh (Hadi) and his wife, Mdm Salmi Bte Idris, got to know about Bapa Sepanjang Hayat (BSH), the Malay-Muslim community in the Dads for Life (DFL) movement, when they attended a parenting seminar in September 2017 organised by Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL) and the Association of Muslim Professionals Singapore (AMP).  Hadi and Salmi are parents of four sons and … Read More

DFL Camp 2018 @ Singapore Sports Hub

Dads for Life (DFL) Camp 2018 was a highlight in the nation-wide Celebrating Fathers movement to recognise the important role fathers play in their families and to encourage active fatherhood. 200 father-child pairs participated in the fun-filled, sports-themed camp which began in the afternoon of 16 June and ended in the morning of 17 June –Father’s Day! Coinciding with the … Read More

Honouring Fathers and Grandfathers

Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL), in partnership with Mediacorp, announced the kickoff of this year’s Celebrating Fathers 2018 at a press conference on 17 May 2018. This nationwide initiative to honour fathers continues a tradition of month-long celebratory activities over June, and culminates in a Dad’s Day Out event on Father’s Day. Celebrating Fathers this year explores one area of … 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

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 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