12 Nov '11, 1pm

Parenting skill in Spore is heading south | KiasuParents

Below is an extract taken from a news article from CNA. Interesting comment from this Dr Tan that "the state of parenting in S'pore is heading south"...do you agree with him? Share your views, no 'right' or 'wrong'. SINGAPORE: Parenting, according to Dr Tan Lai Yong, is a double—edged sword which can produce either the best scholars, or the worst crooks. And the medical doctor, a plenary speaker on the second day of the inaugural Character and Citizenship Conference, thinks that the state of parenting in Singapore is heading south. "Parenting skills are stagnating or even degenerating," said Dr Tan, who was featured on Channel NewsAsia as one of the Asians of the Year in 2009. At the conference, Dr Tan shot the audience this question: "What is the big deal about driving kids to school?" Parents, he said, are not preparing their children well enough to survive in a challeng...

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