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Press Releases: 19 Nov 2017
Singapore Parenting Congress 2017 (SPC 2017) held from August to November 2017, saw more than 3,000 participants picking up tips from internationally renowned educator Dr Michele Borba and learning new skills through interactive parent-child workshops. Themed “Tune in to your Child”, this year’s Singapore Parenting Congress placed a new and specific focus for parents with tweens and teenage children (aged 9 to 19 years old) by introducing two interactive parent-child workshops, namely ‘Coding a mobile application from scratch’ facilitated by Roboto Academy, and ‘Becoming a “vlogger”’ facilitated by Cornerstone Community Services. In line with SPC 2017’s focus on parent-child communication, the Families for Life Council also presented its first ‘urban guide’ for parents, which lists the lingo (or slang) commonly used by millennials, tweens and teens in Singapore.
Press Releases: 7 Aug 2017
New Council kicks off with My Family Weekend, a new nationwide initiative that calls on corporations and community to support a family-friendly culture in Singapore.
Press Releases: 28 May 2017
The annual Families for Life Celebrations (FFLC), held in conjunction with Car-Free Sunday SG, returned this year to kick off the June school holidays to a fun-filled start! With over 4,000 families participating throughout the Celebrations, FFLC 2017 concluded the expanded Family Time Weekend, which started with ‘Eat with Your Family Day’ last Friday (26 May), on a high note.
Press Releases: 12 May 2017
Families for Life Celebrations returns this year on 28 May with Singapore’s first family duathlon, local delights from Heritage Hawkers, and a myriad of activities for all types of Singaporean families
Press Releases: 11 Mar 2017
The Marriage Convention weekend marks the pinnacle of Families for Life’s “I Still
Do” initiative, engaging about 3,000 people in its month-long series of activities.
Marriage preparation programmes and workshops to improve couples’ communication and problem-solving skills continue to play an important role in building a strong foundation for marriages. This was shared at Families for Life’s “I Still Do” Marriage Convention 2017, which kicked off its weekend of engaging seminars and interactive workshops designed for couples at all stages of the marital journey.