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ParentingMarch 21, 2017

The First Night Alone With My Baby

Shurooq AlBanna (@Shuroooq)

Shurooq AlBanna (@Shuroooq)

Column: A Moment of Contemplation
Shurooq, an Emarati from Dubai, has been on a journey of self-discovery ever since she shifted career from Science to humanitarian where she found joy. Her interests include traveling and foreign films. Shurooq’s column is influenced by those distinctive moments that give a deeper perspective on life.
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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

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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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

Adeeb Nami (@Adeeb_PawsUp)

Adeeb is a marketing student at AUS. He is a voracious reader and a book enthusiast. He first discovered the joy for reading through Enid Blyton’s different stories, specifically the Secret Seven series. He believes in the power of words and communication, which is why he actively seeks out volunteer work, public speaking activities, and literature festivals.

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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

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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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

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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

ParentingFebruary 28, 2016

Outsourced Parenting

Omar Al Owais (@OMSAlowais)

Omar Al Owais (@OMSAlowais)

Omar is an International Relations Student at the American University of Sharjah, with a passion towards politics and a devotion towards the rhythmic arts of poetry and prose.
https://omaralowais.wordpress.com
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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

Ayesha AlJanahi (@_AyeshaAlJanahi)

Ayesha AlJanahi (@_AyeshaAlJanahi)

Column: The First Years Last Forever
A loving mother of a son who has changed her life and put it into perspective. Ayesha is a senior social media specialist, a Global Leader for young children in the Arab region, and a writer in few Arabic publications. Her column is written in collaboration with the Arabian Child organization, and offers inspiration and an in-depth exploration of early childhood development.
Ayesha AlJanahi (@_AyeshaAlJanahi)

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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

Ayesha AlJanahi (@_AyeshaAlJanahi)

Ayesha AlJanahi (@_AyeshaAlJanahi)

Column: The First Years Last Forever
A loving mother of a son who has changed her life and put it into perspective. Ayesha is a senior social media specialist, a Global Leader for young children in the Arab region, and a writer in few Arabic publications. Her column is written in collaboration with the Arabian Child organization, and offers inspiration and an in-depth exploration of early childhood development.
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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

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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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

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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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