Busy Hands: Paper Plate Spaceship

If you have a little outer space fan, they'll love making this spaceship craft with a paper plate ! It's pretty simple to make - all...


Six Outdoor Activities Every Child Should Do

If there's one thing I remember the most about my childhood, it's the good memories of playing outdoors with friends. We would wande...


Busy Hands: Jungle Puppet Theatre

Do your kids like jungle animals? Here's a great craft for engaging them in creative play . We made a simple puppet theatre from a cerea...


A relaxing & homely stay at Aparthotel Adagio Fujairah

The heat in August is rather unforgiving in Dubai, so we have been looking for an escape! It came in the form of an extended weekend in the ...


14 fun activities to do with your kids!

I recently wrote about the benefits of playing with your kids , and tips on making it a part of your everyday life You don't need to jus...


Five Tips Friday: Playing with your child

Playtime benefits children in many ways. It helps them develop new skills, and use their imagination. While we make an effort to encourage o...


Eight places to explore UAE's heritage

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a rich heritage derived from the nomadic tribes that flourished here around the seventeenth century. The ...


Busy Hands: Invitation To Mix Colours

We recently tried finger painting on aluminium foil, and Little Dude loved it! So I extended the activity to mix colours on foil. This is a ...


Six things I learned by raising a toddler

It's hard to believe that my son is really more of a preschooler now, even though I usually refer to him as a toddler. Clearly, he has p...


Making a splash with swimwear from Stadium

One of the things I do love about the UAE is that the weather is never too bad to hit the pool. And if pools aren't enough, there are al...

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