GEMS World Academy Singapore is the new kid on the block in terms of international schools in Singapore. Founded in 2014, the school is brand spanking new and has the amazing facilities to boot. Parents who send their kids to GEMS World Academy Singapore (or GWAS for those of you who simply can’t survive without an acronym), will benefit from small class...

If you’re living in Singapore, it is compulsory to child proof your windows and balconies. Take the events of last week as a prime example. Mamas and dadas throughout Singapore no-doubt felt deep knots in the pits of their stomachs as they watched the viral video of a toddler screaming for help, dangling precariously over the edge of a ledge with her head stuck...

Dover Court international school was founded more than 40 years ago and is one of Singapore’s longest established international schools. With approximately 650 students, it is slightly smaller that some of the other international schools out there, but it benefits from being part of the Nord Anglia group of global schools. Though it is currently solidly...

Post-natal Jamu massage is all the rage in this area of the world and many preggo mamas book their masseur of choice well in advance of their delivery date. A traditional Indonesian massage, Jamu combines massage techniques, botanical therapies and an ancient binding technique to expel excess wind, reduce post-delivery tums and realign the stomach muscles. Jamu massage...

No sooner have you made the difficult decision to hire a maid to provide you with a much-needed second set of hands around the home, you face the seemingly insurmountable task of recruiting a maid agency to help you find the ideal fit for your fam. A couple of weeks ago we published a comprehensive guide to finding a good maid agency in Singapore, within which we...

If you’re a hungry mama and papa who are looking for some scrumptious food without a dinner-time battle with bored kids, check out these family-friendly restaurants with outdoor playgrounds. Every one of these restaurants have a great outdoor play area that is chock full of activities that are perfect for your favourite pint-sized person. 10 Restaurants in...

If you have kiddos and have yet to write a will, now is the time. Contrary to what our toddlers may think, mama and dada are not invincible super humans, and although we don’t like to think about the prospect of something terrible happening to ourselves or our partners, think about it we should. If you have children, it is imperative that you have a will in place...

Show me a mama who didn’t come crashing down to earth with a bang after bringing the much-awaited bundle of joy home from the hospital for the first time, and I’ll show you a unicorn that breathes glitter. Life as a new mum is tough, and no one has captured it quite so perfectly as Lisa Scott in her fantastic publication Doodle Diary of a New Mom. Whether you...

Restaurants in Singapore certainly don’t come cheap, especially when you have a full-on family meal to fund. Fortunately, for kids in Singapore there actually is such thing as a free lunch, or dinner depending on where you go. Kids eat free in Singapore? Seriously? Yep.  Here are 15 great restaurants in Singapore where you can feed those hungry mouths...

Child-friendly restaurants in Singapore are ten a dozen if Chope is anything to go by, and it seems that almost every restaurant on the island claims to be kid friendly. But sometimes having a high chair and a plastic knife and fork on offer doesn’t quite cut it for us mamas and dadas. Our kids need entertaining, bewildering and running ragged, while we enjoy a...

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