THIS MONTH, WE ASK
New my child make How do I help stick? resolutions that Year
that you’d up a list of resolutions
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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.
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