ParentEd

ParentEd

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Welcome to the ParentEd podcast by Focus on the Family Singapore!


Kids’ Ages and Marriage Stages
Sep 22 • 36 min
Like all living things, relationships are like living organisms. We grow, we feel, we change inside and out. Like how a tree, for example, can be affected by a rough season of minimal or no rain, marriages can be affected when they are not being nourished…
How to Nurture Growth in Your Child
Sep 8 • 24 min
As parents, we all want our children to reach their fullest potential and to be future-ready. However, some of the things we do may actually hinder that process. How can we nurture and support our child to grow? Are we also growing alongside our children?…
Raising Culturally Intelligent Kids
Aug 25 • 28 min
Living in Singapore, our families are exposed to a rich tapestry of races, languages, religions and cultures. We don’t take this harmony in diversity for granted, and we desire our children to relate with people from the community. Join Joanna Koh-Hoe…
Navigating Differences: Getting Married During COVID-19
Aug 12 • 19 min
Marriage is a joining of lives, of experience, of expectations, of extended families and hoped for extension to families. With literally two different worlds coming together, what happens opinions clashes or way of life differs enough to become annoyance?…
Navigating New Norms
Jul 22 • 25 min
A family is constantly changing and growing because it is made up of people who are constantly changing and growing. As children grow up, they change physically and in their interests and values. Parents also experience changes in their physical body,…
From Adversity to Opportunity: How to Support Young People in Tackling Today’s Challenges
Jul 6 • 17 min
With COVID-19 and the uncertainty of the future, we know that many of us are concerned about our families, and especially how our children and youth are going to cope with the new norms. Can youth handle adversity? How do we support and nurture youth so…
Understanding the Heart (and Mind) of Everyday Dads
Jun 16 • 25 min
There is a rising trend of men being more involved in their families—as loving husbands and involved fathers. Gone are the days when married men just bring home the dough and leave their wives to deal with all things to do with the family. As encouraging…
How I Learnt To Let Go and Let My Husband Be The Dad My Children Needs
Jun 9 • 21 min
With more time spent with their children, Mums seem to know best and Dads can often be found on the sidelines in parenting, regardless whether it’s their choice or not. However, is Mum’s way really the best way? How do Dads really feel about this? Join…
How Becoming A Mum Changed My Relationship with My Mum
May 6 • 23 min
Growing up, we may have heard the phrase “You won’t understand until you are a Mum” or “One day, when you are a Mum, you will understand”. Now of course, those statements may have been muttered by your Mum in times when you were stubborn or hard to…
Loving a Recovering Perfectionist Mum
Apr 30 • 21 min
In a mother’s survey conducted last year, the majority of those surveyed showed signs of poor emotional well-being; experiencing anxiety and worry, anger and frustration, and guilt regularly. About more than half (51.7%) of them rated themselves at a…
How to Raise my Kids to Care for the Environment
Apr 8 • 18 min
We sing songs about “saving our world”, tell our kids to “re-use, reduce and recycle”, cut down the usage of plastic straws and more. Amidst all these, how do we explain the reason why there is a need for these “Save the Earth” initiatives? How do we…
Older Dad to Newer Dad: What Your Wife (And Marriage) Needs After Having a Baby
Mar 25 • 24 min
Caring for a newborn can be one of the most stressful times a married couple experiences. But it can also be a very rewarding experience when you stay focused on your marital needs and take intentional steps to keep your marriage strong. Join Aaron Ng for…
What Happened To My Baby: How Do Parents Talk To Their Maturing Teen?, Part 1
Mar 11 • 21 min
We were all young once. We all had to navigate our way through school homework, friendships, teenage angst, and our parents! However, relationships with our growing adolescents are made more complicated these days, with the increasing speed and…
What Happened To My Baby: How Do Parents Talk To Their Maturing Teen?, Part 2
Mar 11 • 21 min
We were all young once. We all had to navigate our way through school homework, friendships, teenage angst, and our parents! However, relationships with our growing adolescents are made more complicated these days, with the increasing speed and…
Giving Your Child a Headstart: Nailing Kiasu Parenting
Feb 27 • 26 min
Join CEO of Focus on the Family Singapore, Joanna Koh-Hoe, and our guest for the week, Yvonne Kong-Ho as they share honest conversations about their parenting goals and the challenges that parents are facing in raising kids beyond the need to excel…
Great Parents, Lousy Lovers: How Do Busy Parents Keep Their Marriage Thriving?
Feb 13 • 21 min
It’s easy to spend so much time and energy on your kids that at the end of a long day, you have nothing left for your spouse. Yet, being a great parent does not have to come at the expense of having a great marriage. Join Aaron Ng, together with married…
Top Questions Singapore Parents Ask
Feb 5 • 22 min
How did parenting get so complicated? In our first episode of the ParentEd podcast, we’ll be exploring the most common questions that parents are asking these days. Join our host, Aaron Ng, is he chats with the CEO of Focus on the Family Singapore, Joanna…