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 30, 2018

The Reading Wars

For the past couple of decades, phonics has become an increasingly popular method of teaching a child how to read.

We have often been asked why we don't use phonics as a form of teaching more or from as young as possible or drawn into the discussion whe...

March 29, 2018

The Carrot Versus The Stick - Motivation versus Discipline

Most parents we speak to subscribe to the positive parenting camp. This group of conscious parents talks to their child, explains patiently to him, believes in positive affirmation and treats to reward their chi...

March 20, 2018

I have not written in the nutrition and recipe section for a little while. 

During the latest round of pregnancy, I suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum for the first couple of months. It killed appetite for food and I switched to assembling whatever nutrition I could t...

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...

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