For Arabic parents & carers

DoCS has a parenting magazine specifically designed for the needs of Arabic parents, carers and families.

It covers issues and common questions such as how to cope with conflict, how to approach drug issues in your family and where you can get help if you need it.

Also see our Arabic magazine for parents of teenagers.

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Understanding your child 

Learning what to expect and understanding why your child is behaving a certain way can help to reduce anxiety...

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Discipline: where do I start? 

Effective discipline aims to give children the guidance they need to grow up safe...

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Building a good relationship with your child 

The key, as with any caring relationship, is trust, respect and good communication...

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Protecting children is everyone's responsibility 

If you suspect a child or young person is at risk of harm, take action to keep them safe...

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Coping with conflict 

As the parent of a teenage child, conflict is par for the course...

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How to approach drug issues in your family 

One of the best ways you can protect your teenager is to become informed...

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Bullying - how you can help 

Parents don't like to see their child suffer and naturally want to protect them from harm...

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Promoting good mental health: the key to preventing mental illness 

Mental health problems for children aged 4 to 17 years are as common as physical health problems such as asthma...

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Making school work 

School and pre-school are a vital part of a child's life - it's where they learn more about themselves, others and the wider world...

Where to get help 

At some time all parents are faced with problems and can feel unsure about the best way to deal with them...

Download the magazine in full. Each article is provided in English and Arabic.

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