Anthony, unable to contain his uneasiness, wrestles with thoughts about his examination. Pansy enters his room to bid good nights, asks Anthony, ‘Are you all right, Anthony? You seem jittery.’ He mulls, hesitating before he answers. ‘Ah, my exam begins tomorrow, so I feel anxious!’ Do you know the idiom that suits Anthony’s situation right … Continue reading Do you know your idioms?
Building a Positive, Trusting and Transparent Relationship with Your Child – Part 2 Welcome back dedicated mummies and daddies! Kudos to you for making it through this long week. Parenting is a labour of love, dedication and most importantly, highly rewarding. A couple of months ago we started on this series on how to build … Continue reading Building a Positive, Trusting and Transparent Relationship with Your Child – Part 2
A child’s development refers to the sequence of physical, language, thought and emotional changes that occur in a child from birth to the very beginning of adulthood. Through this process, research found that the initial foundation of the child plays the most crucial part in the child’s future progression and in shaping the child’s overall … Continue reading Link & Think Reading Series
The Costume, Pose & Post Terms and Conditions: 1. The Costume, Pose & Post is open to both Q-dees and non-Q-dees children who are 3-6 years old residing in Malaysia. 2. By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Terms and Conditions, and you represent and warrant that you meet the … Continue reading The Costume, Pose & Post Terms and Conditions
For those of you who have seen the CEFR certificate that Q-dees have received from MELTA on Facebook, you might wonder what it entails for your child. Everyone can claim that they are a proficient English language user but how do you know for sure where your child’s language ability stand against the rest of … Continue reading Why CEFR Matters to your Child
Let’s face it. Being a parent is tough. As much as we want it, there is no diploma or degree in ‘parenting’ that could prepare us for this journey of a lifetime. Everyone learns the same way – we learn as we grow, and we grow as we learn. Bringing this back to the heart … Continue reading Building a Positive, Trusting and Transparent Relationship with Your Child – Part 1
Fancy Bach’s classical piece? Tapping your feet to Guns N Roses? Or finding yourself unconsciously singing along to Taylor Swift’s latest hit? No matter what your preference is, you can always rely on music to cheer you up. Did you know that music benefits our lives in many different ways? Here are five benefits of … Continue reading How Music Benefits your Child
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Playtime is part of the learning process and a gateway to fascinating discoveries for children. But having too much of a good thing can also diminish its benefits. Read on to find out the recommended playtime duration to ensure they get the most out of … Continue reading How much play is too much?
At least one fifth of mammals in Southeast Asia are endangered. We might not have a chance after this if we do not appreciate these wildlife now. Wouldn’t you want to see these endangered species survive for another 50 years or even possibly forever? What can we do to preserve these species as well as … Continue reading Endangered Species in Southeast Asia
Oh no, the nanny just called in sick! While you’re going back and forth with your partner on who’s going to take leave this time, you may wonder what other options you have. If you’ve considered a day care before but hesitated, read on to find out what you can expect when you enrol your … Continue reading What to Expect for Your Child at a Day Care