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Singapore Expats has consolidated many useful articles from our editorial team and the Singapore Expats Forum, all of which are very informative and interesting for expatriates and any visitors.

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Parenting, Family & Schools


30 Nov 2018 - A practical guide for people who want to study in Singapore

Singapore is one of the top choices when it comes to people who would like to study abroad. The past few years were prolific for Singapore, as its...


13 Sep 2018 - Five things you should know before becoming a parent

Those who have been trying for a child would be understandably ecstatic after learning that a child has been successfully conceived, while others...


14 Jun 2018 - Should I homeschool my child in Singapore?

Undaunted by the prospect of being solely responsible for the education of the child, several brave parents in Singapore are known widely in the...


30 May 2018 - Teething Babies: What to Expect

Ever sensitive to the moods of their little ones, many new mothers are baffled and distressed when their babies turn unexplainably cranky once they...


05 May 2018 - 5 Rainy Day Activities For Families With Teenagers

When you have teenage children, it can be difficult to find ways of spending time with them even on sunny days, but when the rain starts to fall,...


11 Apr 2018 - Why does my child lie to me?

We’ve all watched that hilarious video of a two year old blaming Batman for the pink squiggles on his mother’s mirror, and it’s...


16 Mar 2018 - The School of the Future: Achieving the Highest Academic Results with the Speed Learning Approach

Comfort and pleasure or the beauty of witty ideas and the blessing of creativity, what is more important? That is not the question for thoughtful...


01 Mar 2018 - Talking about negative emotions and behaviours

Negative feelings are difficult for all of us to cope with. However, they may be especially true for children who may not know the best ways to...


24 Jan 2018 - Introduction to Homeschooling in Singapore

In sitcoms centred around high school life, stock characters such as the obnoxious jock, the popular queen bee, and the nerdy science student have...


28 Dec 2017 - Getting Ready for the First Day of School

It’s a bittersweet experience when we see our children put on their school uniforms for the first time and get ready to go to school. Once we...


17 Nov 2017 - 5 Reasons To Study in Singapore

It’s a fact; Singapore is among the top education destinations in the entire world. And rightly so! With the expensive of education on the...


09 Oct 2017 - Cost of giving birth in Singapore as an expat

Singapore has long been one of the top destinations for expats and their families. With a robust economy, a variety of industries, a wealth of...


23 May 2017 - The Best Family-Friendly Libraries in Singapore

Reading is one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal to broaden our horizons, to improve ourselves and to connect with the world...


25 Apr 2017 - The Right Schools for Expatriate Children in Singapore

Many expatriates who have relocated to Singapore with their families have found selecting the right school for their children to be a challenge....


28 Mar 2017 - Choosing the right international school

One of the more attractive features of life in Singapore is the excellent education system—one that has garnered many international accolades...


05 Feb 2017 - Great Things to Do on Your Spare Time

There is no shortage of entertainment options and things to do in Singapore. Some of the best restaurants in the world, great attractions and of...


22 Jun 2016 - Studying in Singapore: Obtaining a Study Pass

Known for being a player in the big leagues when it comes to education, Singapore draws students from all over the world. Anxious parents may even...