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.

How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Child?

  Do you enjoy having conversations with your child? Of course you do. Except for the difficult ones about hot button issues. Right? Well, today, I am going to help you by sharing some tips you can use when having difficult conversations with your kid. One or two generations ago, the most difficult conversation a […]

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

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 sons and a daughter, I am encouraged that Singapore is progressing towards a future where men and women […]

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 […]

Conflict Management

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spread globally and affected millions of people all over the world. Many families are placed under great pressure due to everyone having to stay home in compliance with social distancing measures. Your family might be people whom you love the most but living in close proximity 24-7 can be an […]

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 play an integral part in helping us jump […]

Growing Together As A Strong Family

The pandemic has taught many of us a new lesson on adaptability & resilience as we went through a steep learning curve on living, working and even staying closely together with our family in the new norm. Both Jen and I agreed in unison that one of the most beautiful ‘rewards’ that have transpired from […]

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

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 being one. Most of us […]