4 Tips On How Mothers Can Deal With Guilt

Motherhood is no walk in the park. Needless to say, spelling bees are easier than raising kids. In this piece, we’re going to address ‘guilt’. Yes, why do mums feel so guilty? Still confused? Let’s take a small test. Answer the following in ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. Do you feel guilty when you are not home […]

The Travel Checklist you shouldn’t be without

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best! Picture it – you have seen your luggage off and received your boarding passes. You pass customs and immigration and walk through the terminal to your gate. Everyone is accounted for as you hand your passes over to the flight attendant who helpfully shows you to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pillow Talk Keeps You Connected

Who knew that such a teeny tiny thing can cause so much havoc in the lives of two adults? When a couple have a baby, their lives pretty much get turned upside down while they try to adjust to the responsibility, the emotions, the financials and the limitations to their freedom. And one thing that […]

How to win an argument against your parents

Ok kids. You need to stop depending on the whining and the nagging that too quickly moves on to crying and pleading then onto sulking and the silent treatment to get what you want from your parents. If you want something, make your case and present it. But, be sure to know when, how and […]