Father, A Socio-Emotional Solace for our Children

By Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim This article was first published in Berita Mediacorp in Malay and then translated into English. “My father is my hero”, Jocelyne, 8 years old, happily shared with me while pointing her finger at her dad during a community event. “I always have a place for my dad in my […]

Family life of parents with special needs kids

Family life of parents with special needs kids Being the parents of 2 young ones, we understand that parenting, though it is both fulfilling and blissful, it naturally also comes with its own set of challenges as well as potentially exhausting all your energy available. We are indeed blessed to have great family support who […]

Eat With Your Family Day Supports Families in Need Amidst COVID-19

As part of a community effort to build stronger family bonds amidst COVID-19, 19 families in need living in Yishun received home-delivered meals on Eat With Your Family Day (EWYFD) on Friday, 3 September 2021. The meal delivery is organised by Centre for Fathering, DADs for Life and MUMs for Life, in partnership with MWS […]

April to June 2021 Media Coverage

The Straits Times 29 Apr 2021 Employment and schooling key to helping vulnerable families build resilience: Panel https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/employment-and-schooling-key-to-helping-vulnerable-families-build-resilience-panel   Families for Life May The fine art of juggling for dual career parents https://familiesforlife.sg/discover-an-article/Pages/The-Fine-Art-of-Juggling-for-Dual-Career-Parents.aspx   Lianhe Zaobao 3 May 2021 Regretting her belated realisation that Motherhood was the best thing to have happened in her life, […]

International Fathers’ Mental Health Day – An Interview with Ryan Choy

International Fathers’ Mental Health Day An Interview with Ryan Choy, CEO and co-founder for Faire Leather Co.. He is also a father to his 19 month old son. How do we define a father? Often, we describe fathers as influential or supportive figures in our lives while forgetting the pressure and responsibilities that come with […]

Celebrating Fathers 2021 To Honour 21st Century Dads Juggling Multiple Roles

Being a dad is tough work — that’s why we’re celebrating it! This year, Celebrating Fathers 2021 is heralding Father’s Day with a line up of virtual and live events to celebrate the many roles fathers play and encourage fathers to bond with their families. Celebrating Fathers 2021, which runs from 29 May to 11 […]

Game Plan for Circuit Breaker Lite

With the recent tightening rules announced as Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) also known by many Circuit Breaker Lite, many Singapore dads are back to default Work-from-home and full home-based learning for most students. A throwback to last year’s circuit breaker when our days will be segmented into sessions of HBLs for the kids, work meetings, […]