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June 2016

The Dos and Don’ts of Raising Confident Children

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Self-confidence is such an important attribute to have and it’s something we would all like to instill in those we love, especially our little ones. Confident children tend to be better at handling conflict than those who have low self-esteem. They are more resilient, optimistic, and generally tend to be more successful in life. Because…

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The Skin Detox That Changed My Face

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I was never the teenager dealing with tons of acne, nor did I have flawlessly even and glowing skin. When living in a dryer climate I lean toward ‘combination’ skin, but in more humid environments it becomes oily. My makeup routine over the past 15 years has ranged at any point in time to include…

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The One Thing You Need To Do Before Falling In Love With Someone

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“My hope. My life. My Love. I love you. You made me live the love, with you it’s a thousand love. With each look at you, I love you. Oh I love you. I love you all over again…” These words are not only part of a song from Egypt`s most famous singer Oum Kalthoum,…

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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene

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Muhammad (PBUH) said to his companions that “cleanliness is half of faith”. Islam puts great emphasis on both spiritual and physical cleanliness and purification, which is exactly why having high personal hygiene standards is important for your health but also considered part of your religious practice as a Muslim. The most basic principles of personal…

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Why We Can’t Wait for Sarah Jessica Parker’s New Series, Divorce

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Spending the late teenage years and coming into adulthood watching Sex and the City really did teach so many of us invaluable lessons. Love or hate the show, it’s one that millions of women have related to in their lives, whether it was through the characters themselves- “Oh my God, stop being such a Charlotte”-…

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#TriedandTested: All the Reasons You Should Try Vinyasa Express Yoga at Osana

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In celebration of International Yoga Day this year, we headed over to Osana Family Wellness in Maadi to try their Vinyasa Express yoga class. Here’s the scoop of exactly what went down and what you can expect if you decide to get your yoga in over at Osana. The Space: An extremely relaxing atmosphere all…

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Different Parenting Styles: 4 Ways to Stop Arguing in Front of Your Kids

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The choices we make regarding how we raise our kids are very heavily based on how we were raised ourselves, so while it’s pretty much a given that we want ‘what’s best’ for our children, our ideas about what that constitutes usually differ to some degree. I’m sure it will come as no surprise that…

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Ramadan Fashion : Egypt’s Creative Local Designers

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With each passing Ramadan, somehow each year local designers find a way to renovate the traditional abaya and come up with beautiful pieces. You can never have enough Ramadan-inspired outfit for the daily sehour and endless Ramadan gatherings. And, let’s face it, nothing says Ramadan quite like pretty abaya or an authentic Ramadan-inspired outfit. TDC…

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TDC Picks: Ramadan Kheimas and Hangouts

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Each year sees some new and old favorite Ramadan kheima’s and hangouts. We’ve done a round-up of the top spots across the city to meet with friends, relax, have fun and have suhoor in for the month. Lanterns – Uptown Cairo Uptown Cairo’s Clubhouse brings you its sensational Lanterns kheima tent for the second year…

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