ParentingMarch 21, 2017

The First Night Alone With My Baby

As a first-time mom, the writer shares her daunting experience the first time she was completely alone with her baby overnight and how she struggled. Last December, I was about to spend my first night alone with my 10-day old son. As a first-time mom, everything about the baby made me nervous. I kept questioning

ParentingSeptember 13, 2016

Ivy League Pre-Schools

School systems are preying on people’s need for acceptance, manipulating them into paying outrageous fees, and placing unnecessary pressure on our children. The United Arab Emirates continues to advance and boast the highest of standards in a number of domains, and providing the best education is one of them. The lifestyle and the high standards

EducationJuly 13, 2016

Influence of Teaching on Language Development

Students are not interested in learning the Arabic language. This is a problem and teachers and students together

FamilyJune 19, 2016

Here’s To Fathers, The Unsung Heroes

The author looks at how society pays such high regard for mothers, and in turn, belittles the role

ParentingMarch 22, 2016

Kids These Days, They Want It All

The author looks at the increasing demands of children and the youth on lavish and superficial needs, and

ParentingFebruary 28, 2016

Outsourced Parenting

The author discusses the implications of household help’s increased role in our children’s lives. A husband and his

ParentingFebruary 9, 2016

Be The Right Role Model For Your Children

Parents who can better handle conflicts and go through a healthy separation process are more able to model life positively to their children because they did not destroy the family by separating, but they had separated because the family relationship became unhappy and unstable. “Conflict and stress in the home pose a serious threat to

ParentingOctober 18, 2015

Through the Eyes of Your Child

Article in brief: children don’t need parents who act as judges all the time, but they need parents

ParentingSeptember 27, 2015

Mani-Pedis and a Diaper Change

Article in Brief: The author writes about the risks of instilling superficiality in children by encouraging them to indulge in spa treats and designer outfits. Back in the day, children would run around in the sand, play ball, and have tea parties with their dolls. For today’s children, this is apparently something outdated. We now

ParentingAugust 23, 2015

Your Child Needs Their Own Seat

Article in Brief: The author writes about the dangers of not enforcing the use of car seats and risking the safety of our children on UAE roads. According to the Health Authority in Abu Dhabi (HAAD), road injuries are the main cause of death in children. Reaching a staggering rate of 60%, the accidents have