From Yelling to Connecting

How to be your best when your kids are at their worst

From yelling to connecting

A positive parenting, brain-based online course to empower you with actionable tips as you guide your children to be empathetic, confident and motivated.

Are you tired...

of yelling, threatening or punishing your strong-willed child in order to get him to cooperate?

Do you feel frustrated and guilty...

 for screaming at your attention-seeking child after a long day of work?

Do you hope...

that your sensitive child can communicate with you better, and learn to regulate his emotions well?

I was an ex-yeller.

6 years ago when I became a mom, I was mostly depressed in the first two years. I struggled because I felt so lost.

Daryl was a difficult toddler. He was strong-willed (still is!) and I had almost zero control over his behaviors.

I yelled and threatened because I didn’t know how else to manage his defiance and meltdowns. Until I decided that I need to change or I might just go into depression.

I poured over books, attended courses and workshops, and went through a positive parenting transformation...

...Today I am a much happier, calmer and confident mother, and I am thoroughly enjoying motherhood! I can't remember the last time I yelled at my kids in a non-emergency situation.

When I focus on connecting with my kids, it is so much easier to gain cooperation from them without having to scream, shame, blame or punish them! As I role model patience and calmness, my children mirror me and learn to regulate their emotions - which is an important skill to have.

Don't get me wrong, my kids still argue and have meltdowns - but I now know how to manage them with my toolkit of strategies and tips. I dare say that the whole family is happier, has less tension, and is more harmonious.

My only regret?
I should have equipped myself with the parenting knowledge earlier.


With the overwhelming advice (often times outdated and not backed by research) from your well-intentioned parents, in laws, friends and family, it is understandable that you become doubtful of your parenting beliefs.

What if you can equip yourself with parenting knowledge that is backed by decades of studies, neuroscience and behavioural-science research?

You can start empowering yourself and be an informed parent


We are all wonderful parents, until our children start pushing our buttons. You just can't stop yelling at your children who drive you up the wall. You get mad at them, you get mad at yourself, you feel frustrated and guilty EVERY SINGLE DAY.

What if you can navigate your parenthood journey with calmness and patience?

What if you know exactly why your child "misbehaves" and you are able to nip the problem in the bud?

You can then model self-control and empathy to build a trusting relationship with your child!


Every interaction with your child is a chance to coach and teach him.

Imagine how much your child can learn if you turn tantrums and power struggles into opportunities for him to learn valuable life skills.

What if you know the steps to communicating and building capability in your child?

Then you can raise emotionally intelligent kids and connect deeply with them!


A positive parenting, brain-based online course to empower you with actionable tips as you guide your children to be empathetic, confident and motivated.


Learn positive parenting strategies recommended by neuroscientists and child development researchers, backed by decades of research on children around the world.


Gain insights about your child’s brain, be aware of discipline tools and play activities that effectively support your child's growth and brain development.


A practical, 3-step approach to handling misbehaviours, defiance, power struggles, tantrums, whining episodes, sibling rivalry... This approach (with a simple acronym to help you remember better) will help develop your child’s social, emotional and language skills.


Receive personalized answers through live trainings and coaching calls. Get support with other like-minded parents who believe in positive parenting.

"... I started applying the strategies, and soon realized my husband is using them too..."

 "I am very thankful for "From Yelling to Connecting", it has made a good impact to my parenting. I started applying the strategies taught, and soon realised that my husband is using them too. I find ourselves more patient with our child, and learning to see things from his perspective.

... very concise, easy to understand and digestible. I can easily remember the strategies with the acronyms, and real life case studies shared. The weekly live calls are also great reinforcements and summary of the week's lessons, and I enjoyed the interaction with Jacinth & fellow parents very much.

Lastly, as an occupational therapist working with children & family, I find the strategies useful for me in my work. I share the strategies and tips with my friends and families that I work with, and they found them useful too. Strongly encourage all families to join this good course! :)"

Mummy Evelyn

"Jacinth has distilled the lessons into essence for us..."

"I am really thankful for the course. I haven’t start yelling at my children and I do not want to. I signed up with the intention to be an educated parent in parenting. Jacinth has distilled the lessons into essence for us so that we do not have to go through it the hard way like her (reading various books & journals).

That day, my 2yo boy refused his porridge and wanted my father-in-law to switch on the TV. He started to throw tantrums and my father-in-law was at a loss. I used the words that Jacinth taught, validated my son’s feelings, and set boundaries.

And for a twinkle moment, he stopped crying and looked at me as if there was an instant connection there (I swear). ... he eventually cooperated and had his porridge!"

Mummy Mong Ling

"I used to be a hot tempered person"

 "I used to be a hot tempered person. I get triggered rather easily, and tend to shout and scream when things don’t go well.

This course has changed my approach when handling my daughter. I learnt to stop shouting, and my thoughts, words and decisions have positively impacted my family – there is less tension, and my home is more harmonious.
 It’s been months since I stopped yelling at my daughter!

Can’t be more grateful to you, Jacinth. Thanks for imparting these valuable skills to us, you have made our lives so much easier!."

Daddy Francis

Over 4 weeks, starting on 6 November 2020, you will learn:

I have integrated more than a decade of teaching experience, parenting books, courses and workshops, and distilled it down into four research-backed and actionable modules. And from that, you’ll get the key strategies and tips that will make a positive difference for you and your family.

These four modules will be delivered to you weekly, giving you the time and space you need to learn, implement and get results. You will have lifetime access to the training videos and other resources. The training videos are pre-recorded, and you can view them at your own pace. Moreover, there will be four weekly live group coaching calls for me to provide support and answer your questions during the four-weeks programme.
Module 1: Be an informed parent
    • 1) Change your parenting perspective by learning the psychology behind your child’s behaviours
    • 2) Why physical punishment does not help
    • 3) How you can use brain research to teach your child self-regulation techniques
    • 4) Use effective strategies to manage your own emotions
    • 5) Learn the parenting style that brings out the best in your child
Module 2: 3-step positive discipline communication roadmap (part 1 of 2)
    • 1) Learn the 3-step approach to respond and connect with your child everyday
    • 2) How to effectively praise your child
    • 3) Pick up a plethora of strategies, exact words to use and step-by-step guide on how to implement the tips to manage tricky behaviors with confidence
    • 4) Learn alternatives to yelling, threatening, bribing and punishing

1) Learn the 3-step approach to respond and connect with your child everyday

2) Learn tips for gaining cooperation from your children and getting them to open up to your guidance

3) Learn questioning techniques so that you can teach your children to problem solve and make good choices

module 4: connection in action
    • 1) Apply the 3-step positive discipline communication roadmap to authentic case studies so you can manage power struggles, separation anxiety, whining, strong-willed childre
    • 2) Receive individualised feedback instead of using one-size-fits-all approach
    • 3) Learn how to repair ruptures

What else will you get?

Four live group coaching calls

To help you implement the strategies that I teach, there will be weekly live group coaching calls (1 hour each) during the four-week programme. I will answer your questions live in the calls! (Replays available)

BONUS: You will also get access to the replays of the previous three runs of the programme. 4x3=12 replays in the learning portal.

Access to Private Facebook Group

Gain access to a community of like-minded parents through a private Facebook Group managed and administered by me.

This will be another channel of support for you - you can ask your questions, share related resources, participate in discussion, and cheer each other on in this difficult and fulfilling parenting journey!

You are not alone!  

One month of Sprout membership

For the first time, students who sign up for my course will enjoy one month of complimentary access to my Sprout membership.

Sprout is an exclusive community only available to parents after they complete From Yelling to Connecting course. I aim to help parents empower their children, and raise capable, compassionate, independent human beings who can control their impulses.

Every month we will dive deep into a different parenting topic, such as Eating Habits, Emotional Intelligence, Intrinsic Motivation, Literacy etc.. Support will be provided on an ongoing basis.

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Satisfaction guaranteed

I've experienced the transformation first-hand, and have also seen this work for hundreds of my students.

I am so confident of the results that I am giving a 14 days money back guarantee!

If you don’t find it working after 2 weeks into the course, let me know and I will offer you a full refund, upon showing evidence that you have attended the trainings and done the work. Its 100% risk free!

"As children develop, their brains "mirror" their parent's brain. In other words, the parent's own growth and development, or lack of those, impact the child's brain.
As parents become more aware and emotionally healthy, their children reap the rewards and move toward health as well."
— Daniel J. Siegel

Let's sum it up.

It is important to me that you find value in this course

Life-time access (view at your own pace) to 15 subtitled training videos over 4 modules - improved content after receiving feedback from my past students 
(SGD600 value)

4 weekly live group coaching calls to provide support and answer your questions live
(SGD800 value)

Access to all future updates, enhancements and improvements of this course

Bonus: Complimentary 1 month of Sprout membership after completion of the course
 (SGD50 value)

Life-time access to editable accompanying workbooks and PDF summaries
(SGD70 value)

Support from a community of like minded parents in a private Facebook Group

Access to replays of previous group coaching calls - 12 in total
(SGD500 value)

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"My wife forced me to watch the videos."

(You have to listen to this audio call I had with Daddy Habib, he shares how he managed his anger and anxiety to connect with his children)

Habib: You know, the biggest change which I encountered in myself is I started apologizing to my kids. You know, when you learn to apologize to your kids, that’s when you realise, what a kid goes through. It really changes, it transforms the whole relationship between the parent and the child.

Hidayath: Honestly, my husband doesn’t say or apologise very easily.
Habib: I don’t apologise easily to people.

Jacinth: “How did you get your husband to learn positive parenting?”

Husband: Honestly, my wife forced me to do it. (laughs)
[continues in video…]

Frequently Asked Questions

Class begins on 6 November 2020.

For 4 weeks, you will receive a new module each Friday.

The training videos are prerecorded and you can watch them at your own pace.

We will meet online every week on Thursdays 10pm Singapore Time (GMT +8), for our group LIVE coaching calls. Replays will be available.

For first time parents who are clueless and wants some direction as they parent their children with love and patience

For parents who are tired of yelling their kids everyday to gain their cooperation

For parents who want to keep calm and manage their tempers

For parents who are struggling with their children’s tantrums, meltdowns, violence behaviors, separation anxiety, power struggles, siblings rivalry

For parents who wants to stop using punishment to discipline their children

For educators who want to learn more about brain development and how to help students manage their own emotions

This is a self-paced course and you have life-time access to the videos. You can take your time to learn or binge-watch the videos! I have intentionally created concise, digestible videos because I know you have no time. I share only the best strategies and tips that work to make it worth your time.

That said, I strongly encourage you to commit for FOUR weeks because you will observe a transformation in your parenting after each module. I’m here to push you a little, help you to make learning a priority for this period of time. It is possible to complete the course if you schedule it in your calendar and MAKE TIME FOR IT. Because it will not only benefit you, it will benefit your spouse, your children and your grandchildren!

Today is the time you start investing in yourself.

On social media, I share the little golden nuggets about positive parenting but this course gives you a step-by-step guide through basics of positive parenting, brain research and how to apply to your daily interaction with your children. I will be sharing several practical tips, tell you the exact words to say, the tone to use, how to troubleshoot when the strategy doesn’t work. I will teach you what to avoid, what not to say or do.

The most valuable part of this course is the live coaching and community support so that you get your individual questions addressed, and with like-minded parents, you don’t feel alone or judged!

YES! In fact, I encourage you to read more parenting books!

That said, many parents have told me that they don’t know HOW to apply what they read. They tried the strategies but they don’t seem to work. That’s because every child is different, every family is different so the one-size-fits-all approach may not work. A mummy shared “I have been reading various parenting books but I have achieved understanding and perspective so much easier with the course!”

In this course, I am going to get into the trenches with you, find out more about your background and give you personalised advice that tailors to your child’s temperaments and personality. This individualised support cannot be found in books.

This course is targetted and focused on parents with children between 18 months to 6 years old. That said, many of the strategies and tips I teach in this course applies to children across different ages (even adults as well! ).

You will learn how to help your children to be more empathetic, resilient, kind, resourceful and have self-control. These skills are what most of us hope to see in our children when they grow older.

My teaching experience with secondary school children (age 13-17 years)has given me valuable insights on how parental support during a child's early years makes a huge difference in both behavioural and academic outcomes of the child

Yes! If it doesn’t work, I will never put it out. I have personally tried it, my students in my previous workshops tried it and we’ve seen transformations in our children. However, you have to invest your time in learning, intentionally applying the tips, and work on self-regulation (which I’ll share a lot in this course!)

This course is not a quick-fix solution because we are dealing with humans, not machines. Our children go through developmental changes at different phases of their growth, some tools may work today but not the following week because your child may be experiencing a peak in his separation anxiety, for example.

This course promises you a perspective change, that you will yell less and connect more with your children. You will learn how to respond to problematic behaviors with compassion and limits, gain cooperation from your children, and enjoy every moment of parenting!

I sincerely hope that you will benefit from  this course, so I am giving a 14 days money back guarantee! If you don’t find it working after 2 weeks into the course, let me know and I will offer you a full refund, upon showing evidence that you have attended the trainings and done the work. Its 100% risk free! 

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Receive exclusive waitlist bonuses from time to time!

Hear from my students on how their lives were transformed...

 "After attending the course, I find myself able to understand my child better and why she is reacting negatively when we try to correct her behaviour. I learned to be more conscious of myself and was able to stay calm before communicating with my child. What was especially useful for me was using the correct words to communicate with my child which Jacinth taught in the course. I highly recommend parents to attend the course together to align their parenting styles and build a happier family." 

Mummy Adeline

 "Jacinth is very knowledgeable in communicating with kids. Also, she is clear, concise and patient in her explanations. I really enjoyed my time in her course and learned a lot of new ways to communicate with my kids in a loving way. This is a course not to be missed! Worth every penny and more. Many parents will definitely benefit from this course!" 

Home School Teacher

 "Jacinth's illustrations are straightforward and easy to follow. She provided step-by-step, practical solutions backed by research, which I find particularly helpful" 

Mummy Airina

"I’ve read about positive parenting online but always find it difficult to apply the methods. 

Through this course I’ve learned to better connect to my child by attuning to their needs first before addressing the issue on hand. Jacinth’s 3 step positive discipline communication roadmap has helped tremendously!"
Mummy Angeline
"I'm so glad that I did not hesitate to sign up for the Yelling to Connecting course, and now a Sprout member. This course has taught me many practical things to apply in parenting my 2 children, who are 2.5 and 1 year old. 

From applying what I learned, I see that my son is more cooperative and I also respond more calmly when my children are acting up. Thanks Jacinth!"
Mummy Hui Ting
"When I was firm with the boundaries about playing with the helper's toothbrush, my girl actually said to me “mummy, I love you but yes, I am angry with you.” I was so surprised at her ability to understand such a complex and conflicting set of feelings at 2.5yo!! 

And then I asked if she will feel better when I hold her, and she nodded and was ok after a few minutes. I cannot explain how shocked I was at this turn of events."
Mummy Wei Wen
"I feel less alone when I read  and watch your content because you know exactly what we are facing as parents.

 Seeing the stressful situations described in words by you makes me feel validated and that someone truly understands our struggles and does not sugarcoat or skim over the surface without really addressing what's happening in real life. "
Mummy Chloe
"The course has made me a parent who is more aware and in control. My children have gone through tons of changes in the last year and routines have been constantly changing. I'm seeing the effects now that I'm back in SG and this course has helped me tremendously to deal with the repercussions.

I think the thing that stuck with me most is the bucket analogy and the iceberg theory..."
Mummy Aishah
"I yelled almost every day in the past. This course made me realise I was the one throwing the tantrums – the adult tantrums.

After this course, I learnt to calm myself first, and going through the modules have helped me to connect more with my 9 year old boy and 18 months old twins.

I learnt to recognise my mistakes and found that its never too late to reconcile with my eldest son. The course helps him to understand him better and able to meet his needs. 
Mummy Anni
"I feel that Jacinth has always been able to give relevant, practical advice that is specific and actionable - instead of the usual generic type - which is so important for new parents like me!"
Mummy Val
"The best thing that happened was that when my daughter, 4yo, told me, Mama, you know why I love you the most? Because you don’t scream at me.
Your course has helped me to identify my adult tantrum and helped me to understand that it’s normal for kids to throw tantrum and test boundaries. I am now more able to control myself as well."
Mummy Rosnauli
"Thank you for starting such a course for us parents. I was really at lowest because i really just cannot seem to understand why my daughter is behaving the way she is.

I blame myself for being such a lousy parent and for all the yelling that i have done to her which possibly have cause her to also yell and shout when she is angry, because the child models after what the parents does.

After joining your course and going through module 1, it really opens up my mind about parenting. You have shaped my thoughts and I think about how to decode my daugter's behaviors."
Mummy Liduan

Jacinth Liew

Jacinth Liew, Founder of Our Little Play Nest and Our Little Play Academy


Hi everyone! I’m Jacinth, the mummy behind Our Little Play Nest. I’m happy you are reading this, because it means you are serious about improving the relationships with your children - you want to be the best parent for your children, you want to enjoy this season of parenthood! 

I have taught several in-person and online courses to help parents shift their mindsets about their children. I’ve taught short-fused Moms to learn to parent patiently; I’ve convinced Dads about the importance of their roles; I’ve helped couples to parent on the same page.

Prior to being a stay-at-home mom to my two kids, I was teaching Mathematics and Science in a secondary school. I’ve been teaching and tutoring for more than 10 years now. With my teacher's knowledge, I am passionate to share with parents how they can build a strong, trusting relationship with their children. I empower parents with positive parenting strategies, bite-sized brain knowledge about child development, as well as practical communication tools that can change your life and help them enjoy parenting! 

If you are keen to learn ways to yell less and connect more with your kids, I will journey with you and welcome you with open arms!

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