Getting a PhD in parenthood

Playwright Faith Ng, who has a four-year-old son, tackles marriage and parenthood in The Fourth Trimester

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Playwright Faith Ng jokes wryly that the past four years have been a PhD in parenthood.

Ng, who is married with a four-year-old son, says this includes dealing with a mass of social expectations that often falls more heavily on a woman's shoulders.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2022, with the headline Getting a PhD in parenthood. Subscribe