Daisy's School of Thought

I am a mother of three who wants to optimise her children's potential and change the world through education.

  • I establish and manage physical schools for children from birth to teens;

  • create digital schools through writing awards-winning programs and books;

  • This page is another school of mine - my school of thoughts. Here, I write about my findings and journey in raising extraordinary kids.

Learn | Play

How a child learns and develops cognitively

Love | Parenting

Building a child's social & emotional intelligence

Eat | Move

Optimising a child's physical intelligence

Life | More

Life doesn't always fall neatly into our buckets.

March 5, 2018

Childhood Anti-social Behavior Into Adulthood

Childhood biting usually begins in Toddlerhood and often arises for the following reasons: 

- Lack of communication ability, uses biting to express one's frustration
- Instant gratification and lacks impulse control
- teethin...

February 6, 2018

Recently I read a mom's remark on a forum regarding the importance of learning mandarin young, and that the child can always pick up English later, just like her.

Is there merit to that sweeping statement?

Well, let's break down points to her statement this way:

1. It's a...

July 21, 2017

Recently we gave a series of talks on the importance of parental bonding. 

Some of the fathers were glued to their phones and were unable to keep the phone down for minutes before they started swiping again. The irony of the situation was not lost on me.

Parental bond is...

July 14, 2017

Our 5 year old San Yu (our Chinese program) students took a mid year assessment recently, testing Standard 1 materials. Most of them scored exceptionally well. 

We run accelerated on many subjects. For instance, the 6 year old children would have been prepared to Standa...

July 10, 2017

A child asks his mother, 'how do you bake a cake?'

His mother replies, 'Son, first you have to learn about the ingredients for a cake, its history, origins and variations. Then we shall discover heat, fire and the oven. Do you know how a cake first comes about, how it d...

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