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Three strategies for a smoother return to school Aug 27, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach 

'Whether you prefer being in a structured routine, or enjoying a free style unstructured day, there are three strategies that can help you enjoy school time more.'

The kids are back to school!

So how...

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Are you fully aware of your amazing capabilities?! Aug 10, 2021
By Iman Sarhan - Organizational Psychologist, Certified Coach & Facilitator, Lactation Management Counselor & Educator

“If you never try, you’ll never know what you are capable of." -  John Barrow

As a mother, your capabilities are endless, only when you explore...

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How tantrums could be related to nutrition? Jul 06, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan - Certified Parenting and Family Relations Coach

Abraham Maslow is the psychologist best known for the theory explaining how successful people fulfill their needs in priority known as the hierarchy of needs:

  1. Physiological,
  2. Emotional and physical safety,
  3. Social connectedness,
  4. ...
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8 steps to connect even if you have a busy life Jul 05, 2021

Do you spend enough time with your kids? How much is enough time really enough?  We get to have an excuse to spend time with them for the first year or two, but after that how do we manage to create time to connect.

Tiny actions that take a few minutes could make us feel great and would stay...

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Encouraging healthy habits in your family Jul 04, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach

'Parents are always keen on getting their children committed to a healthy lifestyle. As parents, we all want our children to be healthy and safe from any disease. To succeed you need to adopt an open,...

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How to build your child's resilience and emotional intelligence? Jul 03, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach 

"It is the package of experiences and interactions between a parent and his/her child that builds resilience, social and emotional intelligence, and prepares them for what lies ahead in life."

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5 strategies for planning a relaxing summer vacation Jul 02, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach 

'Summer vacations are an opportunity for writing good stories in your child's memory. The simplest ideas could be the most fun. Remember to be open and flexible to trying simple and silly things; fun...

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Do you have the answers to your child's questions? Jul 01, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach

'As mothers we think we should have all answers to whatever questions our kids ask. Is it true that mothers know best? So what if you don't, what can you do?'

A mother was sharing a story about how her...

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How to handle your stressed teen? Jun 30, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach

'There is a lot of stress that a teens needs to cope with to be able to safely grow into a well-functioning adult. The article outlines some signs and makes some suggestions for parents on handling this...

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How to handle negative feedback? Jun 29, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan - Certified Parent Effectiveness Training

You deserve love, support, and appreciation you desire. And, you need take the first step and nurture yourself before expecting it from others. 

You can't control others or expect them to make you happy; only you...

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Wellbeing Tips to help you become a supportive parent Jun 29, 2021
By Ayah Sarhan – Certified Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Instructor & Coach

You are doing a great job with your kids and you feel confident about how you are raising them, but you have a lingering fear about how others will treat them and what can you do to protect them. ...

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Build healthy relationships with uplifting people Jun 28, 2021

"As much as it is important to spend some time alone to recharge, it is equally important to have a circle of people who can inspire and uplift us."

Some ways to get inspired is reading a book, listening to a motivational talk, exercising or simply going for a walk. Recent research shows that...

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