Handy back-to-school tips to make your kids’ first day back easier
It’s time to say hello to the books and bags as the blissful holidays come to an end for the kids. Frazzled about getting the kids back on the schoolday routine? Here’s a handy checklist for all mums and dads to make sure that nothing gets missed out!
Kathleen Chia is a parent, grandparent, teacher, educator and writer who has lived and worked in Singapore for most of her professional life. She holds a teaching qualification and a Master’s degree in Child Development with Early Childhood Education from the University of London.
In addition, Kathleen is a qualified parenting course leader and has conducted parenting courses in the UK and in Singapore. She has also been involved in setting up and volunteering in toy libraries, a school for children with special needs and in helping children facing challenges in learning to read.
She has written and published numerous books and learning materials for young children and is a contributor to the preschool section of The Essential Guide For First-Time Asian Mums and Dads, from Pregnancy to Preschool published by Marshall Cavendish in 2011.