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Dr Cyn­thia Lim is a se­nior lec­turer in the Early Child­hood Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­gramme at the Sin­ga­pore Univer­sity of So­cial Sciences. She has a 12-year-old son. Brian Caswell is the dean of Re­search and Pro­gram De­vel­op­ment at Mind­champs. He has 15 grand­chil­dren.

Dawn Lim is the cur­ricu­lum ad­vi­sor at Star Learn­ers. She has four chil­dren aged eight to 16.


Dr Carol Bal­hetchet is a clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gist with more than 20 years of ex­pe­ri­ence in schools, the so­cial ser­vices sec­tor and the pri­vate sec­tor. She is the au­thor of Dr Delin­quent: A Guide To De­cod­ing The Teenage Years, and has three chil­dren in their 20s.


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


Cyn­thia Pang is a se­nior lac­ta­tion con­sul­tant and as­sis­tant direc­tor of Nurs­ing at KK Women’s and Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal. She has two chil­dren in their 30s.


Al­fred Tan is the chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of Sin­ga­pore Chil­dren’s So­ci­ety. His two chil­dren are in their 20s.


Pauline Xie is a prin­ci­pal di­eti­tian with the Clin­i­cal Ser­vices Di­vi­sion at the Na­tional Health­care Group Poly­clin­ics. Her three daugh­ters are aged five to 12.

Every day, in every way, tell your kids how proud you are of their ef­forts and even their brave fail­ures. Know­ing that you are proud of their ef­forts in­stills the con­fi­dence to try – to take risks – and that is the mark of a true cham­pion.

– Brian Caswell

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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