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Are Kids Getting More Addicted to Comical Content?

By Mohammed Abdul Jawad   Imagine the harmful impact on our kids’ health when they become totally absorbed in watching television and spend hours staring the screens for cartoon programs that keep them excited. Ugh…do kids understand the language spoken in those serials? Perhaps rarely, if they are pretty grownups…otherwise what amuses them are comical characters, stumbling movements, shrieking voices …

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Self-Awareness: Enhance Your Child’s Self-Esteem

By Dr. Candice Render, Educational Psychologist at the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology Cultivating a healthy self-esteem for your child is key to a lifetime of well-being and happiness Children with high self-esteem value themselves and have a more realistic understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, while children with an unhealthy self-esteem, often have a hard time fitting in …

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I Love You…

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  When was the last time you hugged your daughter or your son and said “I Love You”? How often do you do this? Have you recently praised your children? Do you encourage them and make them feel special? When was the last time you sat as a family and had a meaningful conversation? Did you kiss your son or …

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More Parents In UAE Seeking Help For Troubled Teens, Says Dubai Expert

  Dubai Seminar To Aid Teens To Fuller Lives More parents in the UAE are seeking professional help for their troubled teenagers according to a leading Dubai clinical psychologist. Dr. Thoraiya Kanafani of the Human Relations Institute and Clinics said the increase follows growing parental acceptance of the impact modern day living is having on teenagers. “I believe there is …

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First Aid: Choking

  If someone chokes and cannot breathe, you should be prepared to help. What should you do? Choking means that the air passages are blocked. It should be treated immediately to save the victim’s life. Signs of choking include coughing, noisy breathing, waving for help, inability to talk or turning blue. As soon as you notice any choking signs you …

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