The abolition of the UPSR will enable children to learn in a more relaxed environment, encourage creativity and enhance their soft skills, writes Rita Jong, a mother of two school-going children.
Senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS says the lack of safe spaces has led to more poor children turning to drugs in Malaysia.
Former All England Open champion Hafiz Hashim tells parents to quit whining on social media and let coaches train their children.
Sports or physical activities seem to be missing from preschools these days. And we wonder why children aren’t as active as they should be.
As none of the three governments – Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Harapan and Perikatan Nasional – have paid much attention to food security and poor eating habits, economist Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram stresses it is vital to have a school meal programme for all children.
Paying attention to what your child does and says during this Covid-19 period is crucial to ensure the pandemic will not affect their wellbeing and future development.
Covid-19 and economic downturn have impacted many, including non-governmental organisations like the Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) that has been helping women and children survivors of domestic violence in Malaysia since 1982.
Despite being in this together, it’s not easy breaking the news to your young child that he can’t have a birthday celebration this year because the number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia is on the rise again.
Stocking up on diapers and feeding bottles? Map out a fool-proof childcare support system first if you want to continue climbing the corporate ladder.
Twentytwo13 managing editor Pearl Lee, who has been having banana leaf rice meals almost every weekend for several months now, wonders if her son’s craving for the South Indian meal is just a phase or whether it will be his staple diet for eternity.
Professional futsal player Steffi Sarge Kaur hopes to inspire more young girls to pick up futsal or football. She also says parents play a crucial role in encouraging their children to play sports.
Don’t wait to get ready for when school reopens, says Global Oak Tree Scholars (GOTS) co-founder Veronica Shepherdson.
Petaling Jaya Residents Association (MyPJ) chairman Jeffrey Phang says newly launched e-learning programme at Desa Mentari will allow students to learn about e-commerce and hopefully lead them to a better future.