Beyond the duties of a nanny

The moment you hold your newborn, it is love at first sight. Parents want the best for their little angel and could only think of spending all their time being by their newborn’s side. Yet, there is only so much time you can spend with him before you head to work to support the family. It is common for both

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Preparing your child for a younger sibling

  The birth of a new baby creates both excitement and fear among parents. For your firstborn child, the centre of the attention is shifted. It is enough to turn your little angels to green-eyed monsters. Yet, with proper guidance, even young children can be taught to be responsible older siblings.  Want to know the secret? Here’s how.   Explain
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Developing a Cosmopolitan Child – Kiddiwinkie’s Immersion and Cultural Exchange Programme

In today’s landscape of an interconnected global world, developing a cosmopolitan child from a younger age is getting more apparent. As part of Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse’s effort in cultivating cultural awareness and respect in our children, we embarked on a cultural learning experience with our K1 and K2 children from our Newton campus! On 27th April 2018, we had an immersion and
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Project HEART with APSN

On 20th April 2018, Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse @ Newton launched Project HEART which aims to encourage and enhance children and parents’ learning about inclusion. Together with the Association of Persons with Special Needs (APSN), Project HEART is part of Start Small Dream Big, an Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) initiated-project. Our children learn to share and include their new friends from
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Ask an Expert: Raising a Confident Child

A child’s early years are the most crucial period in developing confidence. Studies have shown that a child who lacks confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they are scared of failing or disappointing others. This fear can result in holding them back later in life, potentially preventing them from having a successful career. So, how

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5 Ways to Foster Independence in Your Child

At the age of two or even three, it may be hard to picture our little ones making their own decisions – what to wear, which activities to do, what to eat. Too much leeway may result in disastrous results, but it is important to give them some independence in their developmental years. So how do we let our children

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