Young Parents (Singapore) - - Editor’s Note -

New my child make How do I help stick? res­o­lu­tions that Year

that you’d up a list of res­o­lu­tions

You could draw sus­tain But she won’t child to make. love for your chose it on her of time if you one for any length to stick to a to ex­pect her be­half. It’s un­re­al­is­tic hers. needs and not that meets your com­mit­ment from her, list should come

That’s why the as­pects of her her to think about not you. Ask prob­lems. What that cause mi­nor ev­ery­day life them? or­der to change dif­fer­ently in could she do Year the ba­sis of New can then form that These ideas to her and means some­thing res­o­lu­tions that at­tain­able. she thinks is max­i­mum of three she se­lects a

Sug­gest that months. These on in the com­ing tar­gets to fo­cus as her bed­room, on a chart in could be writ­ten tar­gets are A few small-scale a daily re­minder. of prom­ises that than a long list more re­al­is­tic ef­fort to sus­tain. in­volve too much set­ting – and with you

With your sup­port res­o­lu­tions of hav­ing a few an ex­am­ple by soon show very at home could your own – life im­prove­ments. wel­come


Dr Richard C.

is the group man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Ju­lia Gabriel Ed­u­ca­tion – Ju­lia Gabriel Cen­tre, Chiltern House Preschool and Chengzhu. Her son is aged 13, and her daugh­ter is 10.


Dr Cor­nelia Chee is a psy­chi­a­trist and di­rec­tor in the Women’s Emo­tional Health Ser­vice at the Na­tional Univer­sity Hospi­tal. Her daugh­ters are aged 12 and 15.


Dr Richard C. Woolf­son is a child psy­chol­o­gist based in Bri­tain. He has writ­ten 15 books on child and fam­ily de­vel­op­ment, and is Young Par­ents’ long-stand­ing Age by Stage colum­nist. He’s also a grand­fa­ther of five.


Dr Chan Poh Chong is the head and se­nior con­sul­tant with the Divi­sion of Gen­eral Am­bu­la­tory Pae­di­atrics and Ado­les­cent Medicine at the Khoo Teck Pu­atNa­tional Univer­sity Chil­dren’s Med­i­cal In­sti­tute, Na­tional Univer­sity Hospi­tal.

Any views ex­pressed by the Mem­bers of the Editorial Ad­vi­sory Board in this mag­a­zine are their own and do not nec­es­sar­ily re­flect the views of, or are sanc­tioned by, this mag­a­zine. Mem­bers of the Editorial Ad­vi­sory Board do not, by virtue of their mem­ber­ship, en­dorse or sup­port any prod­uct or ser­vice ad­ver­tised or ar­ti­cles fea­tured in this mag­a­zine. The ar­ti­cles in this mag­a­zine are for your in­for­ma­tion only. Do not sub­sti­tute them for the ad­vice of a qual­i­fied health-care prac­ti­tioner or pro­fes­sional ad­viser.

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