Category Archives: Inspiring Dads Articles

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.

Positive Mental Health = Good Relationships at Home

It has been two years since the pandemic and as we moved into the endemic phase, floods of flashbacks came back with memories of circuit breaker and the evolving social restrictions…we have indeed grown a great deal during these challenging times. As a lot of us have adapted to the new norm of living during […]

How You Can Jumpstart Your Fathering Journey

Are you a new dad struggling to bond with your infant? Well, don’t worry. You aren’t alone. It happens to many new dads as well, and there are reasons for it. Not every new father will have a “love-at-first-sight” experience with their infants. Instead, most first time fathers get hit with a sense of responsibility and […]

Your Child Needs This More Than Friends

As children grow, their world enlarges and making friends becomes one of their most important missions. Friendships are good for a child’s self-esteem. A child with friends will definitely feel better about himself than one with no friends at all. It is normal for young children to have friends but there is something children need […]

Stop Asking, “How Was School Today?”

School offers children a wide range of experiences ranging educational to social. They are experiencing what it is like to be part of a larger group, to adapt to a new culture, to make friends, relate with adults, and to change and grow as individuals.  As parents, we want all these experiences for our children […]

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 […]