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.

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, […]

How To Build A Long Lasting Marriage

Article contributed by Edmund & Jenny – Founders of Dating Moments Pte Ltd It is true that it would never be a smooth ride throughout the Marriage journey and facing some obstacles is definitely inevitable! Nevertheless, despite the challenges, most parts of marriage life is wholesome, blissful and fulfilling but there are some important elements […]

Lessons Learnt from Home-Based Learning

Shawn Quek, school engagement manager for Centre for Fathering, shares his primary two son’s first home-based learning experience while working from home and useful lessons he learned. April 1st! It was an April Fool’s day like no other, because the first Home Based Learning (HBL) day was rolled out for all primary schools in Singapore. […]

Family Enrichment Programmes Can Increase Productivity

With more women entering or re-entering the workforce it is changing Singapore’s family landscape with more dual-earner married couples. According to Singapore’s General Household Survey report, the proportion of dual-earner married couples increased from 47.15 in 2010 to 53.8% in 2015. These couples have an added dynamic to contend with: work-life conflict. In a study […]

Ask Questions That Help Your Children Feel

Emotional intelligence (or EQ) is recognised as one of the keys to success – more important than IQ, many say. As a result, books and workshops on this subject have been selling like hot cakes. But, developing emotional intelligence is not rocket science, really. We were all born with it. The problem is that it […]

Fathering Leadership: Leadership We Want

Are leaders made or born? There may be a small percentage of leaders who may be born with individual traits which lend itself to leadership, but leadership itself can be learned, especially by committed individuals who display an interest in doing so.[1] An analysis of thousands of 360-degree reviews [2], women outscored men on 17 […]

5 Ways Healing Your Emotional Neglect Makes You A Better Parent

Few things can make a difference in your parenting as much as healing your emotional neglect. It’s true! To explain why we must first take a look at your own parents. Emotional neglect (CEN) happens when your parents, even if they loved and cared about you, failed to validate your emotions enough while they were […]