Focus on the Family Singapore regularly contributes opinions on pertinent issues relating to family and relationships to the press. Here are the stories featuring our expert opinions and the letters we have contributed to the editor.

IN THE PRESS

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16 May 2020
While it is normal for parents to act up when they are stressed, Ms [Theresa] Pong emphasises that they should always remember to affirm their children.
IN THE PRESS

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09 May 2020
Joanna Koh-Hoe notes: ". . .the extended Circuit Breaker is adding to the physical and mental load that mothers carry. . ."
IN THE PRESS

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08 May 2020
The survey report says. . .that mothers’ stress “has become magnified and amplified during Covid-19. . ."
IN THE PRESS

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08 May 2020
In a Focus on the Family Singapore survey of over 1,000 mothers, three in 10 reported feeling sad most of the time. . .
IN THE PRESS

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12 Apr 2020
Mrs Joanna Koh-Hoe, chief executive officer of Focus on the Family Singapore, advises using the time to build up resilience.
IN THE PRESS

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29 Mar 2020
Many men are afraid that taking the matter to court by applying for a PPO will worsen the relationship, said Focus on the Family Singapore principal counsellor Theresa Pong.
IN THE PRESS

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29 Mar 2020
Ms June Yong, who is in charge of editorial content at Focus on the Family Singapore, suggests discussing boundaries upfront.
IN THE PRESS

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08 Mar 2020
Ms Vicky Ho, a family life specialist at Focus on the Family Singapore, says: "The researchers discovered that mums who gave birth at a later age had children who did significantly better in cognitive tests..."
IN THE PRESS

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16 Feb 2020
Apart from the needs of individual workers, their families are also affected by this decamping, says Mr Chong Ee Jay, family life specialist at Focus on the Family Singapore

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