Newborn Play, Why it’s Never too Early to Start

A lot of time with a newborn is spent engaged in routines together; sleeping, feeding and changing nappies and never-ending job lists seem to get longer. Society seems to think that babies can’t play games until they can sit and control their limbs better; however, you can play this easy game with your baby. You ...
Refusing to go to school: how to help your child

Many children go through phases of not wanting to go to school (Sunday morning struggle, anyone?) but regularly refusing school or going to extremes to avoid attending can indicate a major issue Truanting is, in itself, a serious matter; if your child is failing to turn up on a regular basis, you could be faced […]

The importance of arts and crafts

Academic institutions and families often put a lot of pressure on literacy, numeracy and science, however they are forgetting a key area of development: creative science, in other words, arts and crafts. Arts and crafts are just as important for children as doing maths or learning about science. They deservededication, exposure and commitment. Why? They […]

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 […]

Teach your kids budgeting: Here is how to start!

Teaching your kids to budget is paramount to raising financially literate adults. Most adults who make the wisest financial decisions these days have attributed their sound choices to lessons they learned growing up. Therefore, an essential part of your kids’ education is financial literacy. There is, in fact, no age limit to this as you […]

Autism – understanding the spectrum

The word Autism gets used a lot in today’s society, but do we really understand what it is? I think it is really important to be well informed and to have a clear understanding. There is a lot of talk these days about Autism however a lot of it is a stereotype or a generalisation, […]

Six ways you can stimulate your kids’ imagination

Imagination is more important than you might think. Kids with a healthy imagination often view the world around them with a vivid and engaging curiosity and grow up to be creative problem-solvers who find success in their lives. Help to stimulate your child’s imagination with these six ideas below: 1. Give them options and choice […]

10 Tips to Overcome Back to School Anxiety

Anxiety on the first day of school is normal. However, there are lots of things you can do to help your child through the first day (or weeks) of school and make it as happy and smooth as possible. - Be mindful of your own emotions and language – children are excellent at picking up ...
Deliciously healthy festive treats

When the festive season kicks in, its all about indulging in sweets galore: gingerbread, sugar cookies and of course mince pies! But when you’re feeding little ones, you do want to make sure to try and keep their snacks on the healthier side. Take a look at these Mumzworld approved healthy treats, packed with tons ...
Classic Christmas Books to share with your loved ones

The decorations are hung, and the treats have been baked, and the presents wrapped – Christmas is well and truly underway. Amidst all the festivities, there is nothing more pleasant that curling up in bed or on the sofa with your little one and reading a Christmas book. Here are a few of our favourite ...