Starting Nursery is Less Daunting with a Sibling by Your Side

With Sibling Day celebrated on 10th April, Ladybird Nursery highlights the positive effects of sending siblings to the same school or nursery Starting nursery is a big step for a child, as it marks the start of one of the most impactful stages of their lives – their long career in education.  While this can be …

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Hand in Hand Parenting Comes to the Middle East for the First Time Ever

One of the strongest universal truths is that parenting is tough, and with life’s ever-increasing pace it is only getting tougher. For over 20 years, Hand in Hand Parenting (handinhandparenting.org) has recognized this and dedicated itself to giving parents the practical tools and support they need to deliver love and guidance to their children to create warm relationships that will last a lifetime. Tanshi2a (tanshi2a.com), a community based Emirati social enterprise, is proud to now partner with Hand in Hand to bring its Parenting by Connection seminar and workshop to the UAE in January 2018.

Saving the Children of Divorce

"We're half a family now; I'm unable to think, unable to feel, unable to grasp what had happened to our lives. Unable to speak about how I hate that I can't have both my parents with me at home, maybe it's all my fault" says Dalia Maher, a daughter of divorced parents. This is what most children of divorced parents would say and feel. This is exactly why parents should protect their children during divorce and pay extra care to their feelings. Psychologist Laura Markham advice parents with 5 tactics to protect the children of a divorce.