Children and Charity

Charity begins at home and there is no better time of the year to teach our children about the importance of charity than during the month of Ramadan. It’s that time of year when all over the Gulf region, homes are preparing for the Holy Month of Ramadan. Even though not everybody participates in the […]

The Homework Conundrum

In January 1999, the cover of Time Magazine stated Too Much Homework! How it’s hurting our kids and what parents should do about it! It’s 2017, and we are still talking about homework. Some parents complain of too much homework and some complain of too little. Homework has been around for a long time now. […]

Is it Normal that my Kids Argue All the Time?

In most families in one word – yes. As your children get older, you might one day suddenly realize that they are arguing, what seems to you, the whole time they are together. Spending time with them suddenly becomes draining, frustrating and aggravating. Their arguments are usually petty, illogical and unjustified. Is this normal? You […]

Changing Table Essentials

One of the most frustrating things for mothers with babies is not having everything where and when they need it.  Standing at a changing table with a dirty baby bottom, frantically searching for the wipes just should not happen! Having a changing table checklist will save you a lot of hassle and unnecessary frustration. Here […]

Protecting Your Child from the Heat Living in the Gulf

It’s unmistakably here. Overnight, while we all slept comfortably in our beds, we woke up one day and realized that summer had descended quietly but surely to settle in for the next six months. While we are lucky enough to live in a region where air conditioning runs efficiently pretty much everywhere, protecting your child […]

Mumzworld’s Top Tips for Parenting your Step Child

“Blending a family is like a dish that takes a long time to cook,” says Molly Barrow, PhD, author of How to Survive StepParenting. “You can’t force it before it’s ready.” Hollywood has portrayed parenting a step child in its best-case scenario – in The Sound Of Music, we all wished we were one of the […]

The How To Guide for Kids This Summer

How To Create the Best Slime Slime is the thing of the moment – kids from ages 5 up to 13 love the slime. Lots of recipes have been flying around but we have managed to pin down a favourite! Slime comes in many forms, butter slime, bubble slime and slimy slime! This recipe is […]