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A proud mom and a passionate school principal. I write to share my journey and experiences.

Prioritize, set expectations, reward, give them choices, be patient and nurturing.

Parents often ask the following questions throughout the year:

  • How are my kids expected to do homework after a long day at school?
  • How can I get my child to sit and start solving math problems, writing essays, or…


People with accents, are not only smart enough to speak two, three or more languages; but are successful enough to integrate and navigate through a new culture, system and a whole lot of institutions !

The minute you start speaking and people notice your accent, a conversation gets sparked about…


Valuable lessons learnt to help strengthen sibling relationships

Sisters are the greatest gift- Ghada Sadaka

I grew up in a household with three siblings; two older brothers and a younger sister. We were raised in a very loving family, despite having my two annoying brothers overprotective of us girls; and a baby sister who shared all her love, compassion and humour with the whole family.


Practical tips to keep yourself and your family clean during this unusual time.

I am not a health professional nor do I have any specialties in treating viruses. I am just a clean freak mom who reads and researches extensively to find the best way to keep all my house surfaces, food shopping, clothes and shoes sanitized during this COVID-19 pandemic.

The Centers…


Is it psychological? is it real?

My fibromyalgia pain got so bad to the point where I was not able to lift my right arm to wear my winter jacket. I had sharp pain that felt like stabbing in my right leg as well, so I decided to go visit a physiotherapist. …


Useful ideas to keep kids engaged while schools are closed for Covid-19

When it is time for Arts or Music, kids get very excited and energetic. They express their reasoning, creativity and problem solving skills, and it is sure to exhilarate them!

How can you achieve this sense of contentment with younger kids at home? What are some ideas to help them…


Educational tips for parents and kids to continue learning while being in isolation

I was seven years old when the civil war started in Lebanon. It was scary as hell hearing missiles flying above your roof and not knowing when it will land on your house. …


What are the positives of COVID-19?

CORONA for me stands for time to do the following:

Cooking, Organizing, Reading, Optimism, Networking and Adjusting

Staying positive doesn’t mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days, you acknowledge that there are better ones coming. …


Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth (Bible verse)

Spreading love and patience is what we need nowadays more than ever!

The minute you wake up in the morning and you tune into any media outlets, you get bombarded with loads of negative news including COVID-19, crime, war, terrorism, hunger and pollution, inequality, drug abuse, oppression just to name a few. What shall we do to stay calm? …


To all migrating women who left their homeland, parents and friends to start a new life in a different country…You did it!

Women migrating

Strong is the one who in her youthfulness

Left her family, friends, and homeland searching for a better life

At a time when women finds in their fifties

They still cannot live far from their mothers

Strong is the one who finds herself in front of overnight

Great responsibilities, new…

Ghada Sadaka

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