Wet weather fun!

It doesn’t often happen here in the UAE, so when it does it’s normal to feel stumped to how to entertain the kids indoors, so here are a few quick fun ideas you can try today!  Don’t stay indoors!  While we are not advocating entering out to a storm, a bit of rain never hurt […]

Trendiest toys this season.

There are always new and exciting toys on the market and old toys that return to the most loved list again. With the festive season and school holidays approaching, these are the perfect toys to stock up and have a jolly season filled with play and fun. So, what are the trendiest toys right now? ...
Best outdoor deals to snap up this Mumz Friday!

With the weather now entering its best, days and evenings outside spent with loved ones are upon us. From keeping the kids occupied with the best of outdoor toys in your garden here are the best deals to shop for this Mumz Friday. Step2 Naturally Playful Sand & Water Activity Center Buy now Hauck - ...
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 ...
Five Reasons to Love Halloween

While the concept of Halloween has existed for over 2,000 years and originated in Europe, it grew in popularity in the 1930s in the US thanks to the many Irish immigrants that moved there. Now a multi-billion-dollar industry worldwide, it’s showing no signs of slowing in popularity. From costumes to pumpkins and spooky food art, ...
Top 5 Toys for Quality Family Bonding

When it comes to quality family time, you can’t go past good old-fashioned games afternoon. Games have been a long-loved tradition in my household whenever we have quality family time because it encourages us to:  - Put our devices away - Communicate with one another - Learn life lessons (rules, sharing, it’s okay not to ...
Rainbow Parfait – Cook with your Kids!

Cooking with children offers so many opportunities for real world learning; they explore measurement, safety, recipes and following instructions. This Rainbow Parfait is a super fun and easy recipe to make with your children; it’s healthy, it’s refreshing on a hot day and it’s a perfect opportunity to introduce new fruits. It also doesn’t involve ...
One for the Dads – How Can You Help the Mums-To-Be?

Do you know anyone who is about to become a first-time dad? A friend or a brother perhaps? Do pass this article along – new dads are going to need some help adjusting to the new status quo and do so differently to us mums. We ran this article past our partners before hitting “publish” ...
Making the most of what’s left of the Dubai Winter.

There is no hiding the fact that our lives here in the UAE is heavily dictated by outside temperatures. Mercury rising puts an end to beachside frolics, al fresco dining is a mere memory and healthclub treadmills replace the Kite Beach running track. Having said that, we still have a month or so left of […]