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Parenting Today - Homework 18.02.2018

Siobhan Leyden is presenting Parenting Today on Dubai read more

Siobhan Leyden is presenting Parenting Today on Dubai Today, and on the show we’re talking about the value of Homework – does your child have a heavy workload of homework? Is it too much or greatly appreciated at home?

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Parenting Today - The Relationship Between Parents & Food 11.02.2018

Helen Farmer is looking at the relationship between read more

Helen Farmer is looking at the relationship between parents and food. What do we learn from our parents and what do we teach our children about what and how we eat? Joining Helen is Rhian Lindley of Sugar Coated Me, Aisling Prenderghast from The LightHouse Arabia, and Sara from Overeaters Anonymous.

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Parenting Today - IVF 04.02.2018

Helen Farmer is talking about IVF on Parenting read more

Helen Farmer is talking about IVF on Parenting Today. We have Cassie Destino, Founder of IVF Support UAE and mother of 2 year old twins Arthur and Edith, joining her in studio to discuss the process and talk about the emotional, financial and practical impact of the treatment.

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Parenting Today - School Entrance Exams 21.01.2018

Finding the right school for your child can read more

Finding the right school for your child can be challenging and stressful, but passing the entrance exam can be even more so, particularly if you have young children getting tested for the first time. Some experts have even said that entrance exams are psychologically scarring. We look at the value of these tests and the emotional impact they can have on kids. Plus, should kids with ADHD be made to wear sand vests at school? We also look at the reaction to the New Zealand Prime Minister’s pregnancy, and we discuss the results of a new report out of the UK showing evidence of a “parenthood penalty”, that prevents parents from fulfilling their economic potential.

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Parenting Today - Working Mums 14.01.2018

Whether you’re a working mum or a stay read more

Whether you’re a working mum or a stay at home mum, there are always stresses, but more than anything, judgment and criticisms are thrown at both sides making the work of parenting that much harder. What was it like making the decision to either stay at home with your kids or go back to work? What have been the surprises and what have been your concerns? We are joined in the studio by Karen Anne Hope Andrews - Clinical Psychologist, and Aisling Prendergast - Addiction Psychology and Counselling, both at Lighthouse Arabia. Also with Dylan Dolan, Managing Partner at Forward Thinking, and a dad himself.

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Parenting Today - Multiple Births 07.01.2017

Parenting is already incredibly challenging but imagine when read more

Parenting is already incredibly challenging but imagine when those challenges are multiplied by 2, 3, or more! Multiple births are more common than ever, as more couples are having babies later in life or turning to fertility treatments, and on Parenting Today we’re exploring the world of multiples, and all the unique challenges and concerns of welcoming more than one baby into the family. We are joined in the studio by Cecile de Scally, Lead Parent Educator at Malaak Mama and Baby Care, Dr Shola Faniran, Paediatrician at The Children's Medical Centre, and Suman Manning, mum of triplets.

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Dubai Today - Parenting Today 17.12.2017

On Parenting Today we look back at the read more

On Parenting Today we look back at the year for us as parents: the highs, the lows, what we learned and where we want to do better in future. Sally Mousa is joined in the studio by panel experts Dr Rose Logan, Clinical Psychologist, Parenting Expert & Head of Early Years Practice at The LightHouse Arabia, as well as author and mother-of-four, Taghred Chandab. For the second hour, our expert panel will be joined by international parenting expert Dr Shefali Tsabary, author of several New York Times best sellers including ‘The Conscious Parent’, ‘Out of Control’ and ‘The Awakened Family’. Dr Shefali is a Columbia University-trained clinical psychologist. Originally from India, she is considered a forerunner in the world of mindfulness and conscious parenting. U.S. television personality Oprah Winfrey has called Dr Shefali’s debut book, 'The Conscious Parent' "one of the most profound books on parenting she has ever read”.

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Parenting Today - Teens 10.12.2017

Sally Mousa is joined in the studio for read more

Sally Mousa is joined in the studio for Parenting Today by Head of Occupational Therapy at Autism Rocks Support Centre Adam Griffin, Dr. Saliha Afridi, PsyD (US) Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director of Lighthouse Arabia, and Linda Bonnar, Life Coach and Author of Press Play. The panel on Parenting Today are discussing teens, and how to understand, support, nurture and help them through the tricky developmental years that are often a roller coaster ride that is not learnt over night! 

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Parenting is already incredibly challenging but imagine when those challenges are multiplied by 2, 3, or more!

Multiple births are more common than ever, as more couples are having babies later in life or turning to fertility treatments, and on Parenting Today we’re exploring the world of multiples, and all the unique challenges and concerns of welcoming more than one baby into the family.

We are joined in the studio by Cecile de Scally, Lead Parent Educator at Malaak Mama and Baby Care, Dr Shola Faniran, Paediatrician at The Children’s Medical Centre, and Suman Manning, mum of triplets.

On Parenting Today we look back at the year for us as parents: the highs, the lows, what we learned and where we want to do better in future. Sally Mousa is joined in the studio by panel experts Dr Rose Logan, Clinical Psychologist, Parenting Expert & Head of Early Years Practice at The LightHouse Arabia, as well as author and mother-of-four, Taghred Chandab.

For the second hour, our expert panel will be joined by international parenting expert Dr Shefali Tsabary, author of several New York Times best sellers including ‘The Conscious Parent’, ‘Out of Control’ and ‘The Awakened Family’. Dr Shefali is a Columbia University-trained clinical psychologist. Originally from India, she is considered a forerunner in the world of mindfulness and conscious parenting. U.S. television personality Oprah Winfrey has called Dr Shefali’s debut book, ‘The Conscious Parent’ “one of the most profound books on parenting she has ever read”.

Sally Mousa is joined in the studio for Parenting Today by Head of Occupational Therapy at Autism Rocks Support Centre Adam Griffin, Dr. Saliha Afridi, PsyD (US) Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director of Lighthouse Arabia, and Linda Bonnar, Life Coach and Author of Press Play. The panel on Parenting Today are discussing teens, and how to understand, support, nurture and help them through the tricky developmental years that are often a roller coaster ride that is not learnt over night! 

It’s Parenting Today and we look at the highs and the lows of being a parent in this day and age, and where you can address your issues and questions about raising kids with our expert panel. Whatever stage you’re at, whether it’s newborn or a teenager in the house, or anything in between, we can help you make it all a bit easier, especially on the days when you feel like pulling your hair out. Sally Mousa is joined in the studio today by international parenting coach, and co-author of the book Raising Happy and Healthy Children, Andalene Salvesen aka Supergranny, Dr. Saliha Afridi, Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director at Lighthouse Arabia, and Maysaa Fahour, teacher, blogger, and mum of 4.


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