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The Asian Parent

The Asianparent is a publication under Tickled Media Pte Ltd, and is the largest parenting website in Southeast Asia. It is targeted at urban parents and parents-to-be who live in Asia or are of Asian heritage, and speaks to every stage and priority of an Asian mum's journey – from pre-conception to pregnancy, to breastfeeding, and even how to raise smart, strong and kind children.

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Why school uniforms may be a bad idea: students’ sense of belonging is negatively impacted by wearing them, a new study suggests

A new US study suggests that, despite popular belief, wearing a school uniform negatively impacts a student’s sense of belonging and takes away their sense of individuality.

A new US study suggests that, despite popular belief, wearing a school uniform negatively impacts a student’s sense of belonging and takes away their sense of individuality.

30 Jan 2022 - 4:15PM
15 best restaurants and hotels for Lunar New Year 2022 in Singapore: welcome the Year of the Tiger with a reunion dinner at Holiday Inn, Mandarin Oriental or Sofitel

Dine-in or order sumptuous takeaways of auspicious festive treats like poon choi, nian gao, abalone or yusheng, with menus ranging from the traditional to fusion to even vegetarian

Dine-in or order sumptuous takeaways of auspicious festive treats like poon choi, nian gao, abalone or yusheng, with menus ranging from the traditional to fusion to even vegetarian

19 Jan 2022 - 7:00AM
Meet Singapore’s rich kids of Instagram, from Netflix’s Singapore Social star Mae Tan and Jamie Chua’s daughter Calista Cuaca, to Pontiac Land’s Evan Kwee

The Gen Z and millennial kids of the Lion City’s socialite set are already making waves: Mae Tan starred on reality TV show Singapore Social while Evan Kwee is vice-chairman at Capella Hotel Group

The Gen Z and millennial kids of the Lion City’s socialite set are already making waves: Mae Tan starred on reality TV show Singapore Social while Evan Kwee is vice-chairman at Capella Hotel Group

10 Dec 2021 - 10:53AM
Chemicals in your cosmetics can cause infertility – why you should always check the ingredients list of your make-up

Cosmetics contain all kinds of chemicals, some of which can reduce women’s fertility, which is why it’s so important to check make-up ingredients.

Cosmetics contain all kinds of chemicals, some of which can reduce women’s fertility, which is why it’s so important to check make-up ingredients.

30 Nov 2021 - 6:03AM
Singapore’s best cafes for breakfast and brunch: 21 restaurants serving up Melbourne coffee, avocado toast, delicious pastries and much more

Indulge in eggs Benedict at Baker & Cook or The Book Cafe, go healthy with vegan and vegetarian fare at Carrotsticks & Cravings Cafe, or bring the whole family to Bee’s Knees at The Garage …

Indulge in eggs Benedict at Baker & Cook or The Book Cafe, go healthy with vegan and vegetarian fare at Carrotsticks & Cravings Cafe, or bring the whole family to Bee’s Knees at The Garage …

23 Aug 2021 - 6:14PM
Which celebrity couples are expecting babies in 2021? Crazy Rich Asians’ Henry Golding and wife Liv Lo, MMA stars Angela Lee and Bruno Pucci, and more share pregnancy news on Instagram

Crazy Rich Asians’ Henry Golding and wife Liv Lo, Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma, and other stars can’t wait for what 2021 will bring – as their oh-so-cute Instagram posts of baby bumps and onesies show

Crazy Rich Asians’ Henry Golding and wife Liv Lo, Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma, and other stars can’t wait for what 2021 will bring – as their oh-so-cute Instagram posts of baby bumps and onesies show

1 Jan 2021 - 12:58PM
Pearls of wisdom: how to make bubble tea at home during the coronavirus lockdown

Bubble tea is a global trend, and many in coronavirus lockdown are missing their favourite drink. Fear not, this guide will soon have you brewing up your own delicious bubble tea at home.

Bubble tea is a global trend, and many in coronavirus lockdown are missing their favourite drink. Fear not, this guide will soon have you brewing up your own delicious bubble tea at home.

26 Apr 2020 - 8:15PM
How to work at home with young kids without losing your mind. Follow these tips to reduce stress and stay productive

The coronavirus pandemic has children out of school and parents working from home. Here are some tips to help you make the most of a difficult situation and keep your sanity while still being productive.

The coronavirus pandemic has children out of school and parents working from home. Here are some tips to help you make the most of a difficult situation and keep your sanity while still being productive.

27 Mar 2020 - 3:49PM
Singaporean singer Kelly Poon in surprise Instagram marriage announcement, with big diamond ring

The Instagram post showed Kelly Poon’s diamond wedding ring as she announced her marriage to Taiwanese hit producer Roger Yo. She had previously kept their relationship secret.

The Instagram post showed Kelly Poon’s diamond wedding ring as she announced her marriage to Taiwanese hit producer Roger Yo. She had previously kept their relationship secret.

26 Feb 2020 - 5:00PM
Virtual reality reunites mother with dead daughter, bringing tears but also helping her let go of child she has missed so dearly

In South Korean broadcaster MBC’s documentary Meeting You, mother Jang Ji-sung reunited with her daughter Nayeon thanks to virtual reality. Nayeon passed away at the age of seven in the autumn of 2017.

In South Korean broadcaster MBC’s documentary Meeting You, mother Jang Ji-sung reunited with her daughter Nayeon thanks to virtual reality. Nayeon passed away at the age of seven in the autumn of 2017.

12 Feb 2020 - 6:36PM
New emoji for 2020: bubble tea, gender-neutral Santa and Italian pinched fingers among many to be added to phone lexicon

This year’s upcoming emoji to be added to smartphones will reflect changing gender-specific roles in society with gender-neutral people in tuxedos and veils, and transgender icons. And finally there’s bubble tea.

This year’s upcoming emoji to be added to smartphones will reflect changing gender-specific roles in society with gender-neutral people in tuxedos and veils, and transgender icons. And finally there’s bubble tea.

6 Feb 2020 - 6:00PM
How actress and Cantopop star Cecilia Cheung juggles work in Beijing and life with her sons in Hong Kong

Cecilia Cheung flies back to Hong Kong every night to personally say goodnight to Lucas, 11, Quintus, nine, and Marcus, one

Cecilia Cheung flies back to Hong Kong every night to personally say goodnight to Lucas, 11, Quintus, nine, and Marcus, one

27 Jan 2020 - 12:56PM
12 celebrity births in 2019, from Harry and Meghan’s Archie to babies for chef Gordon Ramsay and actresses Keira Knightley, Carrie Underwood and Kim Tae-hee

Some celebrity babies born this year already have more Instagram followers than you. From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby to chef Gordon Ramsay’s fifth and a bevy of Asian stars giving birth, these are some of 2019’s famous kids.

Some celebrity babies born this year already have more Instagram followers than you. From Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby to chef Gordon Ramsay’s fifth and a bevy of Asian stars giving birth, these are some of 2019’s famous kids.

31 Dec 2019 - 8:23PM
2020 parenting trends: more self-care, more hands-on education, less social media time

Data from Facebook suggests 2020 will be the year parents pay more attention to self-care, get more hands-on with education, and move away from the Instamum culture. Audiobooks are in, as an alternative to screen time for kids.

Data from Facebook suggests 2020 will be the year parents pay more attention to self-care, get more hands-on with education, and move away from the Instamum culture. Audiobooks are in, as an alternative to screen time for kids.

30 Dec 2019 - 10:55AM
Why giving experiences, such as a family holiday, is worth more than material presents such as toys

Gifting your friends or loved ones an experience, such as a holiday, counts for more than any material present, research shows. Here’s why you should hit the beach or a theme park together.

Gifting your friends or loved ones an experience, such as a holiday, counts for more than any material present, research shows. Here’s why you should hit the beach or a theme park together.

4 Dec 2019 - 5:34AM
Is your man a cheat? 10 clues he could have gone astray, from an unwilling mistress

From sex to new habits to working out, here are 10 possible clues your man is cheating on you. ‘Other woman’ Clare, conned into a relationship with a married man, opens up on infidelity.

From sex to new habits to working out, here are 10 possible clues your man is cheating on you. ‘Other woman’ Clare, conned into a relationship with a married man, opens up on infidelity.

21 Nov 2019 - 5:00AM
How overly strict mothers and their perfectionism can drive their children to drink

Children whose mothers are authoritarian are more likely to have problems with alcohol abuse later in life. Strict fathers, however, do not have the same negative effect on their offspring, according to a recent study.

Children whose mothers are authoritarian are more likely to have problems with alcohol abuse later in life. Strict fathers, however, do not have the same negative effect on their offspring, according to a recent study.

14 Nov 2019 - 6:00PM
How to change a diaper: seven tips for new dads on getting your technique down

From getting all the right gear in place to positioning your baby correctly, here’s what you need to know about something that seems scary at first. Once you’ve done it a few times, it’ll become like second nature.

From getting all the right gear in place to positioning your baby correctly, here’s what you need to know about something that seems scary at first. Once you’ve done it a few times, it’ll become like second nature.

23 Oct 2019 - 5:23AM
Pregnancy food cravings: from giving your body what it needs to ‘eating for two’, how to keep them under control

Pregnancy can wreak havoc on your taste buds, but scientists still aren’t sure what makes you desire cheese toasties at midnight. Nutritionists think it’s because the body is lacking in something; scientists blame hormones.

Pregnancy can wreak havoc on your taste buds, but scientists still aren’t sure what makes you desire cheese toasties at midnight. Nutritionists think it’s because the body is lacking in something; scientists blame hormones.

20 Oct 2019 - 8:00PM