26 episodes

Explore the heart of motherhood and triumph over adversity in our podcast. Originally shared with my 11-year-old daughter, "Me and Mini Me" now delves into the complexities of special needs parenting, life after childhood cancer, and the fusion of English and Arab cultures. Be part of our supportive community, tuning in for weekly doses of encouragement, motivation, and relatable stories. Subscribe for inspiration and connect on Twitter @menminimepodcst, where every journey matters. Together, let's navigate life's twists, finding strength in shared stories and emerging as beacons of hope. 🌟🌈

Me and Mini Me Podcast Tia Shaima

    • Society & Culture

Explore the heart of motherhood and triumph over adversity in our podcast. Originally shared with my 11-year-old daughter, "Me and Mini Me" now delves into the complexities of special needs parenting, life after childhood cancer, and the fusion of English and Arab cultures. Be part of our supportive community, tuning in for weekly doses of encouragement, motivation, and relatable stories. Subscribe for inspiration and connect on Twitter @menminimepodcst, where every journey matters. Together, let's navigate life's twists, finding strength in shared stories and emerging as beacons of hope. 🌟🌈

    Man Flu Drama 🤧🤒- Unveiling the Truth Behind Male vs. Female Illness Reaction

    Man Flu Drama 🤧🤒- Unveiling the Truth Behind Male vs. Female Illness Reaction

    In this episode, we delve into the age-old debate of man flu versus women’s resilience in the face of illness. Join us as we explore why the world seems to stop when men get sick, contrasting with the expectation for women to soldier on despite feverish battles. We’ll uncover the stereotypes, realities, and societal implications of gendered responses to illness, offering insights into how we can navigate these perceptions in our daily lives. Tune in for an eye-opening discussion on health, gender roles, and the undeniable drama of the man flu.

    • 27 min
    🏁 Starting Alone 🙄

    🏁 Starting Alone 🙄

    Today’s episode I will be ALONE without my little version of me . A little unusual but not scary 😱 She’s now back at school and is too busy most days to sit down and record podcast episode . I will be talking about getting back to life and experiences as a mother with a lot of adversity and trying to stay positive. Welcome to the Me and Mine Me podcast – where we explore life's challenges, triumphs, and the strength it takes to navigate adversity. In our latest solo episode, I share a heartwarming story about my daughter's journey through illness, her inspiring role as a speaker in a charity assembly focused on childhood cancer awareness, and the profound lessons we've learned about finding positivity in the face of adversity.

    Join me in discovering the power of embracing challenges, staying resilient, and uncovering the silver linings that often follow life's struggles. If you're a parent, someone facing adversity, or simply seeking motivation and positivity, this podcast is for you. Let's navigate life together, celebrate victories, and find inspiration in every story. Tune in now for a dose of motivation and real-life stories that resonate. Subscribe, share, and connect on Twitter @menminimepodcst. Your journey matters, and so does your strength.

    • 23 min
    🤔Is This Mid Life Crisis or Identity Crisis Mum ?

    🤔Is This Mid Life Crisis or Identity Crisis Mum ?

    When your kid is asking you this questions , Then you have to wonder. I don't know what it is . but todays session i will talk you through why im podcasting, why I've decided to go alone . Ill also explore my weaknesses and some of my flaws and i talk you down a path tof commitment to my audience and hope Im held accountable for it . Other than that, sit back to carry on doing and being a super mum while I navigate this dillema with you,

    • 41 min
    Me and Mini Me Podcast (Trailer)

    Me and Mini Me Podcast (Trailer)

    • 33 sec
    A Lesson in History and Parenting 🤔🇵🇸

    A Lesson in History and Parenting 🤔🇵🇸

    In this thought-provoking episode of the “Me and Mini Me” podcast, Shaima engages in a profound conversation with their daughter Tia about the complex and deeply rooted conflict between Palestinians and Israel. This enlightening discussion not only provides historical context but also imparts valuable parenting tips for those navigating challenging conversations with their children.

    The episode commences with a historical overview, illuminating the rich tapestry of Palestine, where Muslims, Jews, and Christians have coexisted for centuries. The conversation delves into the British colonial era, a pivotal period when the British were in control of Palestine. During this time, British Jews were involved in activities that caused turmoil in the UK. To alleviate this situation and in response to the horrors of the Holocaust perpetrated by Hitler, a decision was made to establish a homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine, giving birth to Israel.

    The initial agreement was that both Israel and Palestine would coexist harmoniously. However, the reality deviated from this vision as Israel gradually expanded its territory beyond the boundaries initially set by the British. Palestinians found themselves at odds with this situation, leading to the resistance and a struggle to protect their land and rights.

    As the episode unfolds, it highlights the consequences of this ongoing conflict on the Palestinian population. Israel’s control over essential resources, such as electricity, water, food, and medical supplies, has had a profound impact on the daily lives of Palestinians. The episode doesn’t shy away from discussing the challenges faced by Palestinian families and children in particular.

    Listeners will gain insights into the complexities of this enduring conflict, its human toll, and the resilience of the Palestinian people in their quest for self-determination. Throughout the conversation, the importance of imparting knowledge and understanding to the next generation is emphasized. Shaima their daughter Tia demonstrate an exemplary model of how parents can engage in difficult dialogues with their children about sensitive global issues, fostering empathy, understanding, and a commitment to peace.

    Tune in to this captivating episode, packed with parenting tips, as it navigates the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with empathy and nuance. Join us on the “Parenting and Mini-Me” podcast for an engaging journey through history, parenting, and valuable life lessons.

    • 30 min
    🙅🏻‍♀️NO LIMITS 🚀 With Special Guest NLP Parenting Coach Shelley Kenow

    🙅🏻‍♀️NO LIMITS 🚀 With Special Guest NLP Parenting Coach Shelley Kenow

    This is a special episode with a lovely Guest and expert NLP parenting Coach from the States . We were lucky to be guests on her show and she allowed Tia and I the opportunity to talk about what we do and why. “In our latest episode of ‘Me and Mini Me,’ we had the pleasure of welcoming Shelley Kenow, a seasoned coach, parenting teacher, consultant, and podcast host. Shelley is a dedicated advocate for special education and has over 30 years of experience in the field. Her mission is to bridge the gap between parents, caregivers, and school districts, helping them navigate the complexities of the IEP process.

    During our engaging conversation with Shelley, she shared her wealth of knowledge and insights into special education, the IEP document, and how to ensure that children with special needs receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Her passion and commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of children and families are truly inspiring.

    In addition to our enlightening discussion with Shelley, we also delved into the world of parenting and childhood cancer awareness. Our podcast, ‘Me and Mini Me,’ aims to bring you heartwarming stories and valuable parenting advice while raising awareness for childhood cancer. Join us on this journey of compassion, advocacy, and understanding. Subscribe to our podcast today and be a part of our mission to make the world a better place for parents and children.”

    • 48 min

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