Tips for Parents

Allergies are reactions of our immune system. This means our body is demonstrating that it is protecting itself through symptoms such as inflammation, urticarial, fluid secretion and even bleeding. First, it is very important to know that allergies can be unique or inherited affectations. Baby can show a delicate skin,…

Written by Lim Teck Choon Milk is a nutritious beverage that supports optimal growth (both mental and physical) in a growing up child. Unsurprisingly, the Ministry of Health recommends that children and teenagers should consume two to three servings of milk or milk products every day. Here are some tips…

I like to move it, move it! Written by Hannah May-Lee Wong Adequate physical activity is fundamental to a child’s healthy growth and development. It’s never too early to start keeping fit. The long-term benefits adults receive from exercising apply to children too. Besides helping increase life expectancy and lowering…

Mummy’s Little Helper Written by Hannah May-Lee Wong Children aged 3 – 5 can be great helpers in the kitchen. Finger dexterity, learning about measurements and following instructions are among the things they can learn while helping to make tasty treats. Creamy Peanut Butter Cookies Celebrate Chinese New Year with…

A healthy, well-functioning body produces and expels waste regularly and any irregularity will result in uneasiness and health conditions such as constipation. A child’s body is no exception, and parents should take care that their children have regular bowel movements so as to keep such discomforts at bay. There are…

Written by Hannah May-Lee Wong Children require the full spectrum of nutrients in their diet to grow healthy and reach their potential. Let’s take a look at these necessary food groups. Early childhood is a time of tremendous growth. These young, growing bodies need a good balance of different foods…

Did you know that it’s been estimated that out of 2.6 million children under 5 years of age in Malaysia, 6.4% are overweight whereas 13.7% are underweight? That’s quite a number of little ones whose bodies aren’t developing the way they should! Unless weight issues are addressed in time, there…

Written by Hannah May-Lee Wong Hooray for Dad! Our providers, defenders and anchors of support – where would we be without our beloved Dads? This Father’s Day, let’s spend some extra time with Dad to thank him for all his efforts. More than just being the breadwinner, a father has…

Written by Lim Teck Choon #1 Do my children still need growing-up milk now that they are eating solid food? Milk is a good source of many nutrients, especially calcium and vitamin D, as well as protein. Calcium and vitamin D are essential for the development of strong, healthy teeth,…

Written by Hannah May-Lee Wong It can be hard getting kids to sit down and read a book on their own. Here are five ways you can make reading more fun and instil a love of reading in your young ones. Being able to read is a vital skill to…