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Dubak Tomović

04.05.2024

The Inspiration Behind “The Balkan Voyage”: A Children’s Book Series

As the founder of our charity, I've always had a passion for making a difference in the lives of children. It's this commitment that led me to write "The Balkan Voyage," a children's book series aimed at celebrating the rich culture and diversity of the Western Balkans while supporting our charitable endeavors.

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Dubak Tomović

09.03.2024

Should Toddlers Use iPads/Tablets?

iPads and tablets are increasingly making their way into homes across the United States, serving as tools to enhance children's engagement and learning. However, the question arises: Should iPads really be used for children under 5 years old? Are preschool-aged children sufficiently mature for this modern technology?

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Dubak Tomović

26.07.2023

Meet Jelena Mitić Pantić – A Champion for Change

At our Charity for Balkan Childen, we are on a mission to create a positive impact in the lives of Balkan children. One of our endeavors is the Shelter for Children in Belgrade, where we provide a safe haven and essential support to those in need. Today, we share with you the inspiring stories of the dedicated individuals who work tirelessly at the Shelter and the incredible journey of transformation they facilitate for the children they serve.

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Dubak Tomović

12.07.2023

Why It’s Important to Not Show Children’s Faces on Social Media to Keep Them Safe

In today's digital age, social media platforms have become a ubiquitous part of our lives. As parents, it's natural to want to share the joys and milestones of our children with friends and family. However, there are compelling reasons to consider the potential risks associated with displaying children's faces on social media.

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Dubak Tomović

25.05.2023

Why it’s necessary to take kids outside to a playground daily

Encouraging kids to spend time at the playground is not only a fun activity for them but it also has numerous benefits for their physical and mental well-being. In today's digital era, where the use of screens is prevalent, it is vital to promote physical activity among children, and a playground is an excellent venue for this purpose.

Saveta

Dubak Tomović

19.04.2023

Look into the life of abandoned souls, into children in orphanages

Children often land up in orphanages due to numerous reasons, varying from one location to the other. While families of some struggle to cope to make ends meet, others often land up at orphanages due to cultural pressures, abuse, and negligence. Some families choose to abandon their children at unknown places to be rescued later. While others intentionally leave their children at the doorstep of orphanages to be adopted.

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Dubak Tomović

Is Meeting Children’s Basic Needs Enough?

There’s a reason why they say that parenting is the most challenging job in the world. The parent’s task isn’t simply to ensure that the child is well-fed and has a place to sleep. It’s to meet all their physiological, social, mental, and emotional needs. Unfortunately, though, when the role of a parent or guardian is out of the picture, things can take a dark turn.

Saveta

Dubak Tomović

Essential Cleaning Tasks to Teach Your Kids

Chores aren’t always fun, yet they are a necessary part of life, especially for children’s development. Parents play a crucial role in teaching children the value of cleaning. Participating in household chores at an early age can help build mastery, responsibility, and self-reliance — all of which can translate into other aspects of their lives, such as establishing good relationships and seeing academic success.

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Dubak Tomović

Eye to eye facts and figures on the life of children in western balkans

“Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.” Associated with a history of ethnic divisiveness and political upheaval, the term “Balkans” is often put off with negative connotations. The Western Balkans usually comprises Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia.

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Dubak Tomović

Life of kids in Croatia

The war of independence between Croatian Catholic Christians and Serbian Orthodox Christians in 1995 has led to a gruesome and scarring effect on the entire population of the Croats and the Serbs. Its effects are visible to date.