HOW TO SURVIVE A GCC ROAD TRIP WITH A TODDLER

Planning a road trip with a toddler can be a daunting task and the trip itself can become stressful and exhausting if you are not prepared beforehand for your kid’s needs during the trip. A toddler is not the one to sit still and above that, belted in a car seat for hours on end ...
Top tips for flying with a toddler

Flying with a toddler this summer? Mumsnetters have clocked up plenty of air miles with toddlers in tow. Here's what they've learned. 1. It all begins with the bag of surprises "Buy several small items, wrap them individually and produce one when you need a new distraction. Bear in mind that security can be strict about stuff that's wrapped, ...
Flying with a baby: top ten tips

Anxious about taking your baby on a plane this summer? Mumsnetters' share their top tips for a calm trip, so you can get your family holiday off to a flying start. 1. Don't panic “Firstly, flying with a baby is a lot easier than flying with a toddler… If you're prepared and not stressed, flying ...
How to survive journeys with children

Travelling with children can be a hard slog. Yes, it'll all be worth it once you get there but it might not feel like that when, a mere 40 minutes into the trip, you've got an inconsolable four-year-old, and only one wet wipe and half a packet of cheese and onion crisps left. Whether you're ...
Suhoor Foods to Keep you going this Ramadan

During Ramadan, people who are fasting have two main meals – Iftar when they break their fast after sunset, and at Suhoor, the pre-dawn period when people usually wake up to have a small meal and water to sustain them for the day until they break their fast at sunset. Eating wisely is essential to ...
The Spiritual Meaning of Ramadan for Families

When most people think of Ramadan, they tend to only think of the fasting aspect of it and overlook the very significant spiritual side of it. They might think happily of the shorter working days and shorter school hours as well, which is all good, but there is so much more to Ramadan than that. […]

How to Help Your Child Fast This Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan is a wonderful time of year during which you can involve your children in several aspects of this very special month. Appreciation, gratitude, charity, self-discipline and patience are all traits that can be learned especially in Ramadan. In Islam, it is not compulsory for children to fast until they reach ...
8 Reasons to cruise with your family!

 Cruises are the best family holiday experiences to do together. Gone are the days when cruising was perceived as something you did when you have retired. Cruise ships are bigger and better than ever before offering guest experiences such as shopping arcades, water slides, acrobatic shows, extravagant theatre shows and incredible dining options. And while there […]

9 useful tips when planning your next holiday

Taking that trip you’ve always dreamed of or planning spontaneous trips can be so much fun. However, several things have to be considered well in advance so that you can have the best holiday experience. Let’s take a look at some of the important things to consider when planning that amazing solo, couple, group or ...
TOP 3 SPRING BREAK IDEAS

It’s always amazing how time goes by so quickly. Celebrations for the new year have hardly ended and we are almost through the month of January. It’s time to get planning and packing for Spring Break coming up in late March. If you’re looking for inspiration on where to take your family, here are some ...