Five things new Moms need not worry about

Soon after you have a baby, it creeps on you. The worry. The anxiety. The fear. You think so many times before making even the smallest deci...


Test driving the Ssangyong Tivoli (Review)

If you haven't heard of Ssangyong Motors , let me introduce you to the 50 year old Korean company which started off manufacturing Army ...


12 Calming Activities for Preschoolers

I'm still getting used to how active and full of energy my four-year old is, even after a a few hours at preschool! The thing with kids ...


Family Eats: Brunch at Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai Media City

If you don't feel like cooking on the weekend, Dubai offers so many brunches for that the whole family can enjoy. We recently tried the ...


Busy Hands: Straw Snowflake Craft

We don't get any snowfall here, but we love our winter crafts, like the  Texture Art Snowman and  Penguin Snow Globe  we made earlier. ...


Tips for encouraging your shy child

It's all too familiar to see little kids hiding behind their parents when they meet someone new. Not all kids are inherently shy, but th...


Busy Hands: Pom-Pom Painted Christmas Tree

Last year, I had set up an invitation to create christmas trees , and Little Dude and his friends loved making them. Our holiday craft for t...


Boys can like flowers too

It all started when we were out at a family restaurant one afternoon, and my son and I approached the balloon twister. The lady asked him wh...


Remembering Melissa of Wading Through Motherhood

Sometimes, life seems like an endless to-do list. We hardly get time to think, let alone contemplate, while we frantically try to keep up wi...


Our Winter Picks from Tommy Hilfiger Kids

Have you shopped for winter clothes for the kids yet? If the chill in the air isn't motivation enough, let me share with you some of our...


Busy Hands: Wheel of Thankfulness

Gratitude is a quality that makes a better human being. Along with kindness , gratitude is something kids can cultivate early on. We did thi...


A family photo shoot with The Studio Dubai (Review)

When it comes to preserving memories of your family, there's only so much you can do to cling on to the days gone by. It's wonderful...


Five ways to limit your screen time as a parent

It happens to me all the time. I'm playing with my preschooler, and while he's busy in the game, I think of taking a sneak peak at m...


Busy Hands: Sunshine Suncatcher

Suncatchers are fun to make any time of the year, and kids of most ages can create them. The best part is that you can choose any shape or t...


A Photo Walk at Dubai Butterfly Garden

Having been in Dubai for so long, I'm still surprised by how many new places there are to discover in this city. I've been hearing a...

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