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Parent Solar IQ: Sun And Heat Safety Quiz

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How much do you know about heat and sun safety? Take this quiz to gauge your solar IQ and learn about heat and sun safety for your children.

 
 
 

Breastfeeding in Public

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Breastfeeding in Public

“I’m new to the UAE, and expecting a baby.  I was wondering what the rules are about breastfeeding in public.  Is it allowed?”
As a member of an online breastfeeding support group, I often see messages like the one above. The great news is that both Islam and UAE society …

Bringing Birth Choices to the GCC: An Arab Midwife’s Perspective

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Pregnancy and birth are two of the most life changing experiences in a woman’s life.
Being trained as an Arab nurse midwife in the United States, and coming to practice in the Arab Gulf States, has given me the rare opportunity to experience both the traditional Eastern and modern Western perspectives. …

Of Early Childhood Education

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An insightful interview with Asma Maladwala, co-owner and director of Inspire Children’s Nursery in Dubai, about the importance of early childhood education. Asma, a teacher at heart and by profession and has spent most of her career in the classroom. Asma has extensive experience working with children – from early childhood through adolescence, …

Buckle Up In The Back: An Interview with Lesley Cully

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In the UAE, car accidents are the leading cause of death amongst children younger than 14 years of age (63 percent). The fatality rate of children in car accidents in the UAE is almost three times higher than global average. 90 percent of children, in the UAE, are driven around …

Bright Babyhood’s Parent of The Month December 2012 – Anisa Khan

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Anisa is a journalist who lives in Abu Dhabi with her husband and adorable 16 month old daughter, Sara. Anisa is a doting mother, who has time off, from her successful career,to concentrate on raising her little one. She is indeed an awesome parent who tries to go over and above to nurture and …

Parentology Founders : Gonan & Johan Speak at TED in Santa Cruz

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Parentology Founders : Gonan & Johan Speak at TED in Santa CruzPlay

A TED Talks video by UAE’s very own Gonan and Johan. The Bright Babyhood Team are big fans of this duo who are founders of Parentology, a relationship philosophy and series of workshops, currently delivered in four continents. 
 
 
 
 
 

Bright Babyhood’s Parent Of The Month, November 2012 – Deepak Srivastava

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Bright Babyhood’s Parent Of The Month, November 2012 – Deepak Srivastava

Deepak is an IT Project Manager and father to his adorable five year old son, Poorab. Deepak is a doting father who, according to his wife, is the “heart, mind, and soul of the family”.
Deepak is devoted to making his son feel as loved and protected as possible. At …

Bright Babyhood’s Parent Of The Month October, 2012: Hatem Mohammed Abou Kahla

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Hatem is an engineer who resides in Abu Dhabi with his wife and two adorable children – 22 month old Aya and 10 month old Adam. He is a devoted father who, despite his busy career, is involved in every facet of his children’s lives. Even after long days at …

Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month for September 2012: Fuzail Musbah

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Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month for September 2012: Fuzail Musbah

Fuzail is an accountant who resides in Al Ain with his wife and two beautiful daughters – Fatima and Hafsa.

Fuzail is a loving father who, even after an exhausting day at work, never fails to muster up enough energy to entertain his daughters and spend some quality time with them. …

Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month for August 2012: Sakshi N Ashokan

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Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month for August 2012: Sakshi N Ashokan

Sakshi is a loving mother who lives in Dubai with her husband and adorable 22 month old daughter Ria.
Sakshi is is a doting mother, who is extremely committed to the emotional and intellectual development of her daughter. She engages in numerous cognitive development activities with her daughter on a regular …

Day Out With Dad – Father’s Day In The UAE

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With Father’s Day a few days away, most of you are probably scrambling to figure out how to make the day special for your own father and/or your baby daddy. This Father’s Day show the dad in your life how much you care.

Here is a round up of special promotions …

Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month, July 2012

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Ujitha is an operations manager who lives in Sharjah with his wife and two precious sons – four and a half years old Iliya Lionel, and one year and three month old Armin Marcellus.
Ujitha is a doting and devoted father who  is extremely involved in all facets of his children’s lives …

Nominate A Parent of the Month – UAE

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Nominate A Parent of the Month – UAE

The Bright Babyhood Team is currently accepting submissions for Bright Babyhood’s Parent of the Month.
Please fill out this short nomination form to nominate your significant other, family member, friend, or acquaintance who you think is an awesome parent and deserves the spotlight.

Bright Babyhood’s Father Spotlights – June 2012

Due to the overwhelming number of nominations and heartfelt notes that we got from our readers, the Bright Babyhood team has decided to honor three awesome dads for Fathers Day, 2012. Please meet Michael Merola (Dubai, UAE), Hicham Diab (Dubai, UAE) and Raschid Ahsanulla (Doha, Qatar). 
 

 
Michael Merola
Michael is a consultant …

Day Of Treats For Mom: Mother’s Day in the UAE 2013

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Day Of Treats For Mom: Mother’s Day in the UAE 2013

With Mother’s Day around the corner (March 21st, 2013), some of you are probably scrambling to figure out how to make the day special for your own mother, your baby mama or some other special mother in your life. 
Here is a round up of special promotions in the UAE that …

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