Five tips for being a calmer parent

Did you lose your cool with the kids today? Did you feel terribly guilty later, and then berate yourself over and over for it? Don't wor...


Busy Hands: Paper Plate Peacock

January 26 is celebrated as Republic Day in India because it was on this day in 1950 that its Constitution came into force. While we are awa...


Ten thoughts every first time mom has

Time and again, I look at my now three-year old son and remind myself that he's not a baby anymore. I have mixed feelings then - pride t...


Busy Hands: Painted Cotton Sheep

The Chinese New Year starts next month, and 2015 is the year of the Sheep/Goat/Ram. So, this is an appropriate time to do a sheep craft! W...


Five Tips Friday: Breastfeeding a newborn

I breastfed my son into toddlerhood, but at the time he was born, it seemed like it wouldn't work for us at all. I fell for the misconce...


Busy Hands: Truck Valentine's Card (Free Printable Template)

If you're wondering why I'm sharing a Valentine's Day craft already, well, it's never too early to make something special, a...


Five Tips Friday: Reducing toy clutter

I've stopped apologizing about the explosion of toys in my living room. When I became a parent, I knew the day would come when my loving...


A day trip to the oldest and largest zoo in the UAE

We spent our Christmas extended weekend taking a day trip to Al Ain. We have already been to this small but beautiful city in the UAE when w...


Busy Hands: Hidden Letters Painting

We've never tried crayon resist painting before, but I always wanted to use this technique for a learning activity. Discovering hidden t...


Top Crafts and Activities of 2014

This year has been a busy one for us! Little Dude and I tried everything from messy play to different art techniques, and fun crafts. I am s...

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