From adopting in Singapore to everything you need to know about conscious parenting, we’ve been chatting to cool parents from all corners of the Little Red Dot! Grab a coffee and take a listen…
Growing Pains Podcast Season 2 is here! That’s right, after the launch of our first ever podcast back in April, we’re back with the next instalment of Growing Pains! Join our lovely host, mum-of-two Ange, as she gets the lowdown on all the hottest parenting topics in Singapore…
Season 2, Episode 1: Marissa Nasution – From MTV VJ to conscious parent. Can mums have it all?
In the first episode of Growing Pains Season 2, we talk to mum-of-two, and MTV VJ turned conscious parent Marissa Nasution about all things conscious parenting and get her thoughts on whether mums really can have it all.
Season 2, Episode 2: Nursyazanna Syaira – Our adoption journey
In the second episode of Growing Pains season 2, we talk to mum-of-one and Fluff Bakery co-founder Nursyazanna Syaira about her adoption journey. She also shares some good advice for those looking to adopt here in Singapore.
Season 2, Episode 3: Christine Field-Hall – Moving to Singapore from Hong Kong
In the third episode of Growing Pains Season 2, we talk to Christine Field-Hall, mum of two young boys and a mum blogger. We learn more about her move to Singapore, and her top tips if you’re planning to follow suit or just arrived recently.
Season 2, Episode 4: Dr Aparna Sundar – Learning to let go…
In the fourth episode of Growing Pains Season 2, we talk to Dr Aparna Sundar, a mum to two children, a certified KonMari consultant, and a Montessori Parenting Coach. We wanted to find out what she had to say about minimalist living, decluttering as a family, and managing feelings and expectations.
Bookmark this page and stay tuned for the next episode of Season 2 dropping every Monday on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts. Happy listening!
Want to catch up on Season 1? Check out all the deets below…
Season 1, Episode 1: How to raise our children to be feminists (boys included!) with Ramita Anand
We speak to Ramita Anand, who heads up Elevate.RA – an organisation focused on recognising, celebrating and developing our daughter’s superpowers. Mum-of-two Ramita gives us the lowdown on how we can tackle gender stereotypes, have those important conversations with girls (and boys!) about feminism, and what the deal is on gender equality right here in Singapore.
Season 1, Episode 2: Unpopular Parenting Opinions with Jill Kim (Part 1)
HoneyKids regular and Kiss92 DJ, Jill Lim, isn’t afraid to share her take on exactly what she thinks of parenting approaches. In this episode, we discuss everything from screen time and phone usage to cry it out sleep training methods.
Season 1, Episode 3: Unpopular Parenting Opinions with Jill Lim (Part 2)
Would you give your in-laws keys to your house? In this follow up episode, Jill Lim gives us her verdict on a whole host of more unpopular parenting opinions. From whether it’s ok to call out your kids’ bad behaviour through to what the right role for your helper is when it comes to childcare in Singapore.
Episode 4, Season 1: Life as a same-sex parent family in Singapore with Andre and Cam
We chat with Double Dads, Andre and Cam, to find out what it’s like raising their son Tyler in Singapore. From finding out about Singapore’s community of other double dad families, to what more needs to be done when it comes to acceptance, plus they spill the beans on their parenting highs (and lows!).
Season 1, Episode 5: Tiger Mum Parenting with Anabel Chew
In this episode, we chat with Anabel Chew, founder of WeBarre and co-founder of the Tiger Moms Club, to discuss this popular (yet often misunderstood!) approach to parenting. She gives us the lowdown on what it’s all about and when she’s planning to put a positive spin on Asian parenting…
Season 1, Episode 6: All things working mums with Cordelia Low
In our final episode of Season 1 of Growing Pains, we speak to Cordelia Low, mum of one (soon to be two!) about the trials and tribulations of juggling work and raising her little girl, Gemma. From mum guilt to why it really does take a village to raise a family…
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