How to Choose the Right Yoga Mat

Yoga helps build strength and flexibility, can help relieve stress and can improve overall mental and physical wellness – and us mums can truly benefit from all of the above. Compared to other fitness activities, yoga requires minimal gear to get started. Whilst most studios provide everything a beginner needs, investing in your own personal ...
9 Amazing Benefits of a Tidy Home

It’s common knowledge that tidying or decluttering is good for us – but exactly how? Today we look at the benefits of a tidy home, are you ready?      A tidy home, a healthier family. When your home is clutter-free, cleaning is easy. Having a clean home will significantly lower the potential for sickness. Goodbye […]

Let’s talk about Birthday Parties, real unicorns and all!

We’ve all heard about, or been to, an extravagant child’s birthday party here in the UAE. Limousines driving children to a day spa, where they can ride side-saddle on a real unicorn and watch a private circus show, before fairies appear to personally hand each child an iPad as a take-home gift. That may be ...
Looking after Mother’s Day flowers

You received a beautiful flower arrangement for mother’s day – good! This means your husband took onboard the subtle hints from our previous article on the matter. What now? Ideally you’d like to prolong their lifespan and enjoy their beauty for as long as possible. We consulted our resident florist on the matter and picked ...
Why Choose Organic?

While we can’t limit all of our children’s exposures to toxins in the surrounding environment, we do as mums have a say in the food they eat. And one of the best ways to limit their exposure to these chemicals is to choose an organic diet. Because of the persistence of pesky pesticides in the ...
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 […]

Why We Should Be More Like Toddlers

Toddlers. Those little tiny humans given to us to keep us on our toes, our tippy toes to be very exact. I am new to the mother of a toddler status and while for the most part, I am taking every day as it comes, patting myself on the back for surviving, I truly believe ...
5 Benefits of Dance Classes for Children

Attending classes in the arts, has been proven to help improve overall physical and mental wellbeing. When learning to dance, children exercise and learn on an unconscious level, whilst having fun dancing to their favourite songs.  Through commitment and practice, skills such as rhythm, timing and a new, often complicated sequence of steps are learnt.  […]

A Smart Way to Travel to Dubai

Traveling to Dubai on a low budget may sound like an impossible task, right? When we say traveling to Dubai we think of the luxurious hotels, hidden treasures and lavish Arabian night, and this is absolutely right. But there are still other options for those who travel on a budget. 1| Zabeel Park one of ...
How Do You Prepare Your Children For a New Baby

You adore big families and want a house filled with life and children’s laughter, and you’re getting ready to have a new baby, but you’re a little worried. How will your children react? Do you have to let them know that they’ll be welcoming a brother or sister soon? Here are a few tips to ...