How do I know if my toddler is ready for potty training?

Let us start with the fact that there is no medal for potty training your child. Like with almost everything child-related, toddlers will vary in when they are ready to be potty trained. Generally, between 18-24 months, they have the needed physical and cognitive skills to grasp the concept. However, some parents have found waiting ...
Mum crush of the week! Adele

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins) needs no further info, with her debut album "19" rating a whole of eight platinum awards in the UK and three across the pond in the USA.  Today, however, we won't be celebrating her golden vocal cords but rather her healthy approach to mommyhood and the limelight. Adele is a ...
How to empower your Kids when faced with bullies

We all know how horrible it is to be on the receiving end of bullying, of any kind be it in the workplace or at school. This is not just another article about bullying; we all know that you need to educate your kids enough that they tell someone if they are being bullied, someone they ...
A room fit for a Princess!

Mothers of princess crazed little girls rejoice! Creating the perfect princess room for your little one has never been easier. We have rounded up the best princess-themed décor that you can use to makeover your child's room in a weekend.  Forget sleeping like a baby, encourage your little one to sleep like a princess in ...
Will my Baby’s eyes change colour?

Get your fill of gazing at those blue eyes now, mum, because there's a chance they could change colour to brown-green). Caucasian babies are very often born with dark blue or grey eyes that are likely to change several times before their first birthday.  What's responsible for this fascinating change in your little one's eye ...
Babies = 100% washable. Enjoy the outdoors with your baby

It is easy to get caught up by protecting your baby from everything, wrapping them in cotton wool and keeping them away from any mess. However, babies need exposure to nature and real-world germs to build their immune system and their sensory awareness. When playing outside with your baby or introducing nature inside, be careful ...
Laughing Children are learning Children

Walking past a classroom that is silent and still should set off alarm bells. It is unnatural for children to be sitting still and not making any noise. The best opportunities for learning happen through collaboration, movement and fun – it also helps children to engage and makes learning a choice they want to make ...
Three-day potty training – Yes you can do It!

Of all the memorable early childhood milestones, potty training is one of the most stressful. There are countless methods out there, including the promise of a three-day potty training. Doesn't that sound amazing? But is it possible to get your kid out of diapers in the duration of a long weekend?  The experts weigh in ...
Enjoy Moments, Create Memories – Bonding with your Family

Life, particularly here in the Middle East is busy. Between school and nursery drop-offs, work commitments, getting stuck in traffic there never seems like there is enough time in the day.  Spending time with your family is essential and should always be focused on quality. There is a huge difference between sitting together in the same ...