10 Back-to-school Tips for Parents

Summer is coming to an end. Very soon, it is already that time of the year (again) when our little ones will are heading back to school.

It can be a stressful time for them and for us – let’s face it! Planning everything ahead with your domestic helper can make all the difference in the world and help your kids get ready for school with total peace of mind. Here are some few tips to avoid juggling it all at the last minute:

Don’t wait up till the last minute to go back-to-school shopping.…

Six Steps to Make Your Domestic Helper Ready to Care for Your Baby

It’s never easy to let someone else take care of your baby. Are you ready for your domestic helper to take care of your baby?

 

In Asia, it is common practice for parents to let the domestic helper take care of their baby. Although everybody agrees on how convenient this arrangement is, it is often pretty tough for mummies to leave their little love to the care of a stranger – especially if they just hired her. Before leaving the helper with your baby, follow these…

Is My Domestic Helper Taking Good Care of My Children?

Entrusting someone with the care of our children is in itself a pretty big leap of faith. Part of the job of being a parent is to make sure that our little ones are safe and always well taken care of. No matter how much we trust our domestic helpers, it is natural to worry – especially when we are away most of the day – and wonder whether our kids are well cared for. It can be difficult to know for sure that our domestic helpers are doing well with the kids without resorting to extreme measures…

Sleep Training Your Baby: a Good Option?

Sleep is important, that’s a given. Sleeping well and enough is critical (young parents wouldn’t dare challenge us on that!). Babies – and so do we – need to develop clear and consistent sleep patterns. But some do need a little push.

What is sleep training about?

Basically, it is about resetting your baby’s internal clock i.e. what regulates their sleep cycle. Sleep training consists in helping toddlers learn to fall asleep – initially with help but eventually…