Forcing your child to say hello, shake hands, give a kiss or hug to a friend, acquaintance or relative. What do you think? I just had an encounter last week at dinner where a complete stranger (restaurant owner) decided he could ruffle my 3-year old's hair and then...read more
I don't know about you but 2017 has been a whirlwind of a year for me! After settling in from our move from Amsterdam to Munich last year and taking a breather. I started getting to know the local community, supporting local families and had a little baby join us this...read more
8 Positive Parenting Books you Should Read this Summer Bright from the Start by Jill Stamm Positive Discipline The First 3 Years by Jane Nelson How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen by Joanne Faber & Julie King Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live...read more
I know a lot of families just started school this last month and things get a little busy in the morning getting everyone out the door on time. Some of you may be feeling overwhelmed or frustrated in the morning because of this and I want to help you with that!...read more
Over the last 2 years I've joined several mommy groups on social media. They're a great place for moms to share experiences and ask for advice. Recently I've noticed similar questions being asked especially by new moms about how to start life with baby. I was inspired...read more
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I grew up in Egypt celebrating it every year with my parents, godmother, close family and friends. One of my favorite holidays growing up I remember it not for the presents and toys but more for the people, food, activities...read more
I’m Jailan, a mama of two and a parent educator. For the last 10 years I’ve been helping parents like you find positive and respectful solutions for everyday parenting struggles while also taking care of themselves.
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