Hand in Hand Parenting by Connection workshops

One of the strongest universal truths is that parenting is tough, and with life’s ever-increasing pace it is only getting tougher. Due to the lack of support from a “village” and valid information, we often find ourselves exhausted and disillusioned, instead of enjoying our time with our children thoroughly.

For over 20 years, Hand in Hand Parenting has been one of the leading global authorities on positive parenting. It has recognized this and dedicated itself to giving parents the practical tools and support they need to deliver love and guidance to their children to create warm relationships that will last a lifetime. This is done through easy-to-access support, classes, and literature.

Tanshia, is proud to now partner with Hand in Hand to bring its Parenting by Connection seminars and workshops to the UAE.

What is the parenting by Connection approach?

The Parenting by Connection approach is based on 5 practical tools. These tools build on childrens’ strong desire to love and be loved. We believe that children are naturally good and that they want to enjoy their life with you. Learn how play, respect and warmth can help your family.

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Here’s what some of our attendees wrote:


“I never expected to gain so much from the workshop. Honestly, it was not just about the tools, I learned things about myself. The tools that I have learned are really interesting because I did not expect it to work that well. But a couple of days ago, my cousin was fighting with my nephew on something (she’s 5 years old). She got upset and I went to her and held her. She stayed quiet and hugged me back for a while. I kept hugging her until they called her. I was stunned because she calmed down so quickly. After that, she held my hand and we went outside. She didn’t even care about the toy anymore. Before I would have tried sorting the situation with the 2 kids, trying to take the toy or whatever they had away, but just knowing that simple tool helped with the situation.”


“I truly enjoyed the seminar that Anisa organized where Zsuzsanna Egry talked about listening partnerships. I believe that it is crucial for parents to be able to talk about our missteps and challenges without being judged by others. I am forever thankful to her for bringing this amazing concept and organization into the lives of so many families.”

Buthaina AlFalasi

Amazing experience and you continue to be one of my favorite parenting coaches. Thank you Tanshi2a and most importantly Anisa Al Sharif

فاطمة المحمود

الورشة كانت كل ثلاثاء في نوفمبر وكنت أنتظر الثلاثاء وأحبه جداً .. كان له طعم خاص بالنسبة لي.. هذي الحلقات خلتني أفهم سلوكيات أطفالي وأحللها وأتقبلها .. الأدوات الخمس ساعدتني أكثر في التعامل معاهم .. وقت الاستماع والتفريغ منا كأمهات وايد كان له أثر في التخفيف من أي ضغط نمر به .. العدد البسيط للمشاركات عطانا حرية أكبر في الحديث وطرح الاسئلة .. تكرار الحلقة كل اسبوع عطانا فرصة نطبق ونشوف النتيجة ونناقشها في الحلقة .. جزاك الله خيراً حبيبتي أنيسة وشكراً تنشئة عالفرصة هذي

سلمى هواري

أنيسة انسانة رائعة جدا اسلوبها قريب كتير من القلب.. انسانة عفوية .. اتعرفت عليها صدفة من الانستجرام ( انا بقول صدفة لان ما حدى عرفني عليها بس الحقيقة اني بحس الله بعتلي ياها لتساعدني بمشوار الامومة) اثرت فيني بشكل كبير كتير و بالفعل بعتبر انضمامي لتنشئة ولهاند ان هاند حدث رائع بهي السنة. كتير شغلات كنت حسها وانا مع ولادي بس ماكنت متاكدة منها اجت واكدت وشدت على ايدي وكتير شغلات ماكنت بعرفها اتعلمتها منا.
صرت شوف الحياة بمنظور مختلف تماما و افعال أولادي والأشخاص يلي حولي كمان صرت افهمها بطريقة مختلفة.
تنشئة عبارة عن تجربة جميلة كلها ايجابية وحب.. كانت تجربة دفعتني بقوة للأمام لحب اني كون ام افضل و لصير شخص افضل حتى الي.
كتير صراحة بشتاق لجلسات التلاتاء وللجو الايجابي.
بتمنى لك ولتنشئة كل الخير


من ارقى التجارب الي مرت عليه خلال هالسنة اني تعرفت على مجتمع تنشئة، لقائي الأول ب انيسه كان ذو نكهة خاصة من بعدها بلشت الحلقات الدراسية تاكدت آني فعلا محظوظة بانضمامي لهالتجمع اللطيف، زادتني ثقة ووعي على المستوى الشخصي وخلتني اعيد ترتيب افكاري وشلون أتمكن اكثر من فهم ديمومة العلاقات بيننا وبين الاشخاص الي نحبهم …. شكرا انيسه على الدعم و كمية الحب الي حسستينا بيها خلال ال4 اسابيع اتمنى ل تنشئه كل النجاح والموفقيه في مشوارها

Rania Ismail

My favorite community in Dubai!! Such a blessing to have such a learning experience possible in my town. Thank you Tanshi2a

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