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Singapore Nannies and Inter-faith Families

11/02/2012 Nanny Jobs, Opinion

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Singapore Nannies and Inter-faith Families.

During your career as a nanny in singapore, you will probably be giving baby care and child care to children of many different faiths.

Although not common in Singapore, an interesting situation arises in a home where each spose follows a different faith.

We have learned in Singapore to be tolerant of different religions, to accept, and even participate in each others celebrations of holy days, and enjoy each others cuisines.

A Catholic nanny in a Singapore home with a Hindu father and a Buddhist mother would certainly find herself balancing precariously  on a highly strung tight rope! But it does happen often enough.

If the family is wise and tolerant, they will allow their children to learn, in equal measures, about each of their parent's religion, and give them the freedom choose which one to follow (if any at all).

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