Category Archives: Day-to-Day Fathering

Glean from a treasure trove of fathering tips from Centre for Fathering’s expert community! These have been designed as simple reflective practices that will guide you to being a better dad, and increase the wellbeing of your children and family.

A Dad’s Response to the White Paper on Singapore Women’s Development

By Bryan Tan, CEO, Centre for Fathering, MUMs for Life and DADs for Life, father to 4 children The White Paper on Singapore Women’s Development, which arose from a year-long conversation on women development in Singapore, surfaced recommendations for 25 action plans to better look after the interests of women. As a father to three […]

Malay Muslim Fathers Study

Knowledge, Attitude & Practice: An Exploratory Investigation of Parenting Challenges Facing Malay-Muslim Fathers in Singapore A project commissioned by Centre for Fathering, AMP Singapore, Lutheran Community Care Services and Persatuan Pemudi Islam Singapura. This qualitative study aims to identify the socio-cultural challenges preventing Singaporean Malay-Muslim (MM) fathers from carrying out their parenting duties effectively. Download […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]