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Step Up: The Daddy Revolution

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Step Up: The Daddy Revolution

Historically the work-life juggling act has focused on women and mothers; articles abound that focus on whether women can make a successful career while still being able to bake cookies with the kids. Another flavor of this is the recent focus on whether extended maternity leave impacts a woman’s progress …

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. …

Breastfeeding Myth Busters

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Expecting a baby?Congratulations!Planning to breastfeed? 
I am are sure you’ve heard a lot about breastfeeding – what a breeze it is, how difficult it is, how to time feeds, how not to time feeds, how painful it is, how downright good it feels, how convenient it is, how time-consuming it …

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 …

A Survival Guide For The First Day Of School

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Starting nursery or preschool is a new chapter in your child’s life (and yours). It is a big step towards independence, especially if up until this point your child has mainly stayed at home. The days leading up to the first day of school are probably going to be an …

Bad Bites: A Case For Organic Foods

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Have you ever been amazed by the fact that the apples your bought from the supermarket 3 weeks ago still look fresh? Have you wondered why all the strawberries in the pack are so red, succulently perfect, and almost identical to their siblings? Thought about why a chicken drumstick is …

The Endless Possibilities of Stories

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The Endless Possibilities of Stories

My mother knew how to spin a yarn and long ones at that. She could stretch a story for days, weaving magical beings, mystical happenings, comical interludes, drama, scenes, dialogues, in short, everything that makes for good fiction. And she did it at the top of her head, eyes twinkling …

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