Interview with CareersfutureSG

A May 2020 interview with (MCF). This is a free job search portal for Singaporeans. I was asked about my experience returning to the workforce after quitting my job to look after my three children. "The road towards a career relaunch may seem intimidating. But the simple truth is that you are needed in… Continue reading Interview with CareersfutureSG

Book Stuff

Where Did That Book Go? Loving Mum Forever

This book sells year after year! I co-authored Loving Mum Forever with Ean Yeo in 2013. It has been six years since we launched this book on Mother’s Day in our Women Empowered for Work and Mothering (WEWAM) Forum. Let’s hear from Ean where that book has gone. PL: How many copies of Loving Mum… Continue reading Where Did That Book Go? Loving Mum Forever


WEWAM Empowers Women for Work-Life Success

Empowerment for Work-Life Success workshop held today with powerful results. Although it was our first time meeting each other, there was heartfelt sharing of failures as well as successes. We were near tears at one point as one participant shared about her recent family crisis. It was a timely reminder to put first things first.… Continue reading WEWAM Empowers Women for Work-Life Success


WEWAM President Wins Prestigious Award

Congratulations to our Women Empowered for Work and Mothering (WEWAM) President Ms Yeo Miu Ean for winning the prestigious Work-Life Leadership Award 2012! The award was given on October 12 at Ritz Carlton. This was the write-up about her in the awards ceremony: “Miu Ean finds that working mothers face some of the greatest struggles… Continue reading WEWAM President Wins Prestigious Award


WEWAM Inaugural FlexIgnition Workshop

WEWAM conducted its inaugural FlexIgnition workshop on Saturday, 29 September 2012. This workshop is a follow-on of our quarterly WEWAM Forum. It is designed to equip mothers on meeting work-life challenges through flexibility at work. Out of our 17 participants, 10 were first-time from the public who had heard about WEWAM from various sources. One… Continue reading WEWAM Inaugural FlexIgnition Workshop


WEWAM Forum – Update

The WEWAM Forum and Launch on 25 Feb was a great success. More than 60 women attended. Of these, there were representatives from the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). A member of the press was also present and we hope… Continue reading WEWAM Forum – Update


Women Empowered for Work And Mothering (WEWAM) – Launch

We are pleased to announce that a new non-profit organisation Women Empowered for Work And Mothering, WEWAM Limited, will be launched on February 25, 2012, Saturday.  WEWAM is set up to support working mothers and stay-home mothers who desire to work so that they can excel at work and in mothering, thus enjoying work-life success.… Continue reading Women Empowered for Work And Mothering (WEWAM) – Launch

Family Stuff

Work Life – Employees

You are not making full use of your company work life policies! Yesterday, I pointed the finger at employees instead of everyone’s nemesis – the boss. I accuse them of not taking control of their own lives. You now jump to the defence of the underdog. You say “I have no life cos my work… Continue reading Work Life – Employees

Family Stuff

Work Life Balance

You know how some jobs are for money, and others are a mission? I do projects for this organisation called Employer Alliance. When I learned more about what this organisation does, I began to appreciate its importance and necessity to Singapore. And it all started by accident when I bumped into the manager while we… Continue reading Work Life Balance