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.

Adapting to Your Parents

To stay connected at this transition it's time for the father to bridge adolescent differences with interest and relate on terms that matter to his teenage son. This doesn't mean he has to buy a skateboard too. However, it does mean taking an active interest in his son's new interest, being curious to learn about it by being open to be taught. Now their traditional roles are reversed, as he becomes the student and his son the teacher, the young man feeling respected in this new instructional role.