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Preparing yourself and your toddler / child for Child Care (Singapore)

[By Big C] Read here (Part 1 & Part 2) if you are looking for information on infant care. Many children start attending child care after 18 months and it is a daunting thought for both the child and the parents. Though my kids were in infant care since 4 months old, I was anxious… Continue reading Preparing yourself and your toddler / child for Child Care (Singapore)

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Everything you need to know about MOE kindergarten

[By Big C] Read the news... Children in MOE kindergartens to get priority in entering co-located primary schools  "Under the pilot programme, these children will be eligible under Phase 2A2 starting from the 2018 Primary 1 registration exercise, for admission in 2019. Previously, Phase 2A2 was only reserved for children whose parents or siblings have… Continue reading Everything you need to know about MOE kindergarten

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Who is going to pay for our late pick up fees to childcare centres during train breakdowns?

[By Big C] I get it... I get it that it's the unlucky aura and whatever human nonsense that is causing the train delays and breakdowns... I am in total understanding that those guys are working hard to resolve the issues and we should give them time and space to do so... and for all… Continue reading Who is going to pay for our late pick up fees to childcare centres during train breakdowns?

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Help! My kid is not speaking yet?!

[By Big C] Both Big E and Small E had the same issue at their 18-month development check at the polyclinic. Both were done at Hougang Polyclinic (and it’s free!) So we have both the nurse and the doctor asking me if they were able to say simple words like papa, mama etc. My answer… Continue reading Help! My kid is not speaking yet?!

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Dear boss, my son is down with fever again…

[By Big C] This morning, I had to text my boss again... I just did like a week plus ago. "Dear boss, my son is down with fever again... sorry but I will need to take urgent leave today..." Small E is very prone to having fever from baby days, no matter how serious or… Continue reading Dear boss, my son is down with fever again…

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Toilet training for your tot / preschooler?

[By Big C] About Big E @ 4.5yo This afternoon, Big E wet herself during her nap and she woke up in shock and screamed a little. Initially I thought it was because she slept on the sofa instead of her bed so she got a shock. I went to her and realised ooops... she… Continue reading Toilet training for your tot / preschooler?