Arafa Ahmed

Arafa Ahmed struggled with long distance parenting, working in Dubai while her three children remained in Kenya. She eventually quit her job after 15 years to return home to her children.

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Lessons I learned from long-distance parenting

What you need to know:

  • If she had a choice, Arafa Ahmed would not have left her children behind in Kenya as she worked in Dubai.
  • She shares her pain, frustrations and triumph in the challenging journey of being a long-distance parent. 

Parenting is hard enough when the family is under one roof. But what if your children are hundreds of kilometres away?


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