Let’s talk

Advertisements How do you communicate with your teen child? You see, I used to have communication challenges with my teen daughter, especially during puberty. I was confused about my methods of raising a child because they stopped working. Where is my small, innocent, and obedient baby? I came to the reality that my child wasContinue reading “Let’s talk”

20-minutes approach in parenting

Advertisements I started using the rule of 20-minutes in parenting. Children are very energetic and curious, but their interest may be lost within the next 20 minutes. After the breakfast, I started giving my kids three or four options what they want to do. That way, it is not you, as a parent, telling themContinue reading “20-minutes approach in parenting”

After the darkness comes light

Advertisements Once I embraced the idea of loving myself, the days started clearing up. I allowed myself to have happy moments, enjoy being a woman and a parent. I started to teach my kids playing the piano, they are so smart and quick learners. I need to teach them systematically and every day. I likedContinue reading “After the darkness comes light”

World Nomad Games 2016 in Kyrgyzstan

Advertisements World Nomad Games 2016 took places in the Kyrgyz Republic from September 3rd till 8th at the Issykul Region. “Mash Botoi”performed by thousands of komuz players from Kyrgyzstan at the World Nomad Games 2016 Opening ceremony was awarded Guinness World Record! Almost half of them were students from all universities of the Kyrgyz Republic, the rest wereContinue reading “World Nomad Games 2016 in Kyrgyzstan”

My soul cries…

Advertisements My soul cries, can you dispute it? How could you call my sisters stupid, All young, fourteen from  Kyrgyzstan, Natalia! Seventeen, in total, women died by fire! Who are the Kyrgyz? Supportive, kind At times of tragedies their hopes’re up These girls might know a little Russian The age made them believe in Russians You were with them,Continue reading “My soul cries…”

Educate Yourself and Be Aware of Potential Risks

Advertisements The recent researches indicate “41% percent of first marriages, 60% of second and 73% of third marriages end in divorce in America”. This is a very frightening fact because it more likely affects children by neglect, physical child abuse, and aggression that simultaneously affect the society in general. The result of the literature reviewContinue reading “Educate Yourself and Be Aware of Potential Risks”


Advertisements Yesterday we were so excited about the birthday of our youngest son to celebrate his first birthday within  our family. It is exciting for several reasons. First of all, we live as a family all together for the first time ever and it is in the USA. Then, we have never celebrated birthdays of ourContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TABRIS!”

About me and my dream

Advertisements In our country, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, if a person, especially a woman, gets an education from the US or in Europe, they can be heard and valued more.  In addition, in order to make a difference at the national level, one should know how to draft, lobby new policies, protect human rights, and beContinue reading “About me and my dream”

Say “No More” to bride-kidnapping!

Advertisements 2014 Social Work Home-Country Project  devoted to the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign Project in Naryn, on prevention of bride-kidnapping initiated by Aigul Abdyldaeva, 2014 MSW Candidate from George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, an alumna of the international exchange program funded by theContinue reading “Say “No More” to bride-kidnapping!”