10 ways to reduce Plastic in your household.

It is estimated that globally, eight million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans. Single-use plastics contribute massively to landfills and waterways, with disastrous effects.  Small changes in our routine can make a difference in the fight against single-use plastic! Check out these easy top 10 ways your family can reduce plastic at home:   ...
Aloe Vera and its many benefits

We are fortunate that we live in a part of the world that is ideal for growing healthy aloe-vera plants. They are incredibly easy to grow and take care of, and they have so many incredible benefits for our bodies. They really are a magical plant. You might be most familiar with Aloe Vera in ...
Snacks to keep on hand to avoid hangry children (and mums)

Hangry; bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger. While it might seem like a made-up word, the feeling is real. We all know the feeling you get when you are hungry, and when something does not go right, the irritation seems amplified, so imagine that for your children who often have much less patience ...
5 Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Perhaps the scariest part of Halloween is when it sneaks up on you, leaving you without time to source, sew or create a costume! If you’ve run short on time, don’t worry – here are five easy DIY costumes that don’t require a sewing machine or expensive purchases! Mummy Costume No, not you! Although some ...
Things to consider before getting a pet for your family.

There are many who go through life not giving having a pet, that is until we have children. Children have an incredible talent of mastering their own puppy-dog “please get me a puppy mum” eyes every time a stranger walks past with a four-legged friend. To be fair, there is a multitude of benefits that ...
Arts and crafts for Diwali

The UAE is home to one of the world’s largest Hindu communities outside of India, many of whom are soon to be celebrating Diwali, the festival of Lights. You will no doubt see many homes adorned with lights and pretty decorations known as Rangoli. Rangoli is an ancient Indian art form in which beautiful patterns ...
Keep them busy this midterm break!

Mid break! We know what you are thinking, it feels as though the school term has only just begun, and already it’s time to find things to keep the kids occupied. While the weather is indeed getting better, it’s still too warm to be outside for most of the day, so why not go back ...