Don’t fall into the trap of competitive parenting

It is natural for parents to want the best for their children, but there is a fine line between that and going out of the way to be competitive. TODAY file photo. Written By: BALVINDER SANDHU, Source: TODAYonline   AVOID ONE-UPMANSHIP BETWEEN PARENTS BY FOCUSSING ON YOUR CHILD It is not uncommon to hear parents […]

How to tell if your child is being bullied

An instance of bullying happening in Singapore at St. Hilda’s Secondary School that was widely circulated on social media. Screengrab: Social Media   “Whether your child is being bullied or the one doing it to others, there are ways to manage the situation carefully with positive outcomes, say experts”   The recent story of Keaton […]

11 Very Good Reasons To Go To Therapy

Because there’s nothing wrong with seeking help.       By Lindsay Holmes Your mental health deserves professional care just like your physical health. Therapy is so much more than sitting on a couch. Misconceptions abound about what it means to talk to a mental health professional. The need to talk about your emotions is seen as something […]

Higher risk of behavioural, mood problems in boys who play football early

PHOTO: Reuters Boys who start playing American football before their 12th birthday may be at sharply increased risk of behavioural and mood problems later in life compared to peers who hit the gridiron later, according to a recent US study. Among former professional, college and high school football players, those with earlier exposure to the […]

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Korean-American Scientist Couple Discovers Major New Cause of Autism

A Korean-American couple may have found one of the causes of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition that has puzzled scientists from all over the world since it was first described in the 1940s. Harvard Medical School faculty member and former assistant professor at UMass Medical School, Jun-ryeol Huh, and his wife, Gloria Choi, an […]