Teenage Hormones, Angst, and Moodiness

So it finally happened. We now have a teenager in the house and it happened right in the midst of Covid-19. In the chaos of life during a pandemic, it caught me totally off guard, despite my awareness of what could happen. “Why is he so moody?” “Why is he crying?” “What’s the matter withContinue reading “Teenage Hormones, Angst, and Moodiness”

Education in a Pandemic: Virtual Threats to Online Learning

Covid-19 has changed the way our children are learning. As we adapt to new learning methods, education in a pandemic presents some challenges we must all learn to overcome. The following article is written by Evan Dumas, Regional Director, South East Asia, ‎Check Point Software Technologies. I thought it was worth sharing in light of variousContinue reading “Education in a Pandemic: Virtual Threats to Online Learning”

6 Reasons Why Training as a Nurse Could Help You to Raise More Successful Children

Lots of us have considered a career in nursing. Nurses play a respectable and essential role in the medical community and in society as a whole. The skills we learn while training as a nurse not only help us to succeed in our future careers, but they can also be transferred to other areas ofContinue reading “6 Reasons Why Training as a Nurse Could Help You to Raise More Successful Children”

Kidzania Shares Infinite Possibilities for Families During MCO

It is over two months into the Movement Control Order (MCO) and Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) with still a week to go before school reopens. Many parents are struggling with the challenge of entertaining bored, restless kids. Homebound and nowhere to go, KidZana Kuala Lumpur is answering the call of parents with their mammothContinue reading “Kidzania Shares Infinite Possibilities for Families During MCO”

“Be Extraordinary” for Teens by Mindvalley

Schools are closed throughout the world and more than a billion children are learning from home. In these times of uncertainty amidst the novel Coronavirus pandemic, Mindvalley is offering its tailored online programme – Be Extraordinary for Teens – for free! This will be great for educational institutions turning to e-learning for unique ways toContinue reading ““Be Extraordinary” for Teens by Mindvalley”

3M Science at Home for Distance Learning

More than one billion students have had their education disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All around the world, there have been forced closures of public and private schools and educators are scrambling to adapt to new forms of distance learning. To help schools, parents, and caregivers adjust to this new reality, 3M has launched Science at Home.Continue reading “3M Science at Home for Distance Learning”

MCO Online Fun with Petrosains!

Whether you’re a homebody or a social butterfly, no one is immune to the effects of cabin fever right now, least of all kids. As you count down the days till you’re able to roam free without the risk of catching Covid-19, here are some family-friendly activities to help you keep the little ones entertained,Continue reading “MCO Online Fun with Petrosains!”

Pros and Cons of Home Learning During MCO

Since MCO began, the kids have had 26 days of home learning. As I reflect on those days and the changes that have been made to the home learning program, I feel that it has been a positive experience. Now that we are moving into a conditional MCO, I feel almost regretful that they willContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Home Learning During MCO”