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August 2016

5 Reasons You Need to Let Your Child be Messy

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As parents, it can seem like we are constantly cleaning up after our children. It’s a never ending battle from day one to keep up with the added mess our bundles of joy bring into our lives. And since we are the ones who are continually running around cleaning up those messes and washing the…

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10 Tips and Tricks You Need for an Organized Home

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We always here that we need to see what we love doing, what we’re best at, and pursue that as a career. How many of us do, though? Shereen Shawky did. Originally an accountant and voice and accent trainer, Shereen turned one unlikely talent into a prospering business. Neat and organized since she was a…

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Recipe Video: Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie

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Our latest recipe video is here! This nutrition packed Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie has a secret ingredient, making it the perfect way to get in a quick, refreshing breakfast in a matter of minutes. All you need is: 1 Banana 1 Cup frozen strawberries 1 Cup coconut milk 1/4 Cup cooked oats Coconut (shredded or…

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#AsktheExpert: 10 Signs You Should See a Gynecologist, Even If You’re Not Sexually Active

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Many women mistakenly think that the only time we should book an appointment to the gynecologist is for sexually related questions and issue, or when we’re pregnant. Unfortunately that’s a huge misconception. Gynecology, as a branch of medicine, is concerned with everything that is female, even if one is not sexually active or married. From as young…

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5 Ethical Egyptian Fashion Brands to Change Your Mind and Closet

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As things become ever more disposable in our consumer based world, it’s easy to lose sight of the value in handmade and locally produced goods. These items often get overshadowed by larger, cheaper brand names or high end status symbols. The truth is, you can buy locally sourced, produced and ethical fashion brands right here,…

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7 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Your Child

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Moving is a stressful experience for everyone. The process and changes can also be particularly confusing for toddlers and preschoolers. Luckily, we’ve got the 7 techniques to help make your transition smoother for everyone, making it an enjoyable experience of new beginnings rather than a battle of resistance. Prepare Your Child Talk to your little one…

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7 Summer Recipes with 7 Ingredients or Less

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Even if your kitchen doesn’t naturally turn into a literal oven over the summer, for some reason we find ourselves busier this time of year and spending less time in there anyway. Blame it on the beach and long summer nights. We also crave lighter meals using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, so to compliment…

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7 Cairo Schools for Special Needs Learners

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It’s no secret that many parents break their backs working so every year they can  afford putting their children into private or international education systems. These alternatives, however, are still severely lacking and very few have accessible programs for children with special needs. Putting a special needs or differently abled child into a normal school…

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What You Need to Know about Pursuing Your Passion from Flavors of Art

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Blogs are fun to follow. They bring your interests and hobbies to the tips of your fingers, from picturesque landscapes from around the world to fashion styling, makeup tips and everything in between. Despite all that, though, blogs are more often than not just something to follow, not to actually create.  They seem like a…

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A Therapist’s 12 Signs You Need Therapy

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One of my main realizations after working as a therapist in Egypt for over fiver years was that almost everyone around me felt as though they needed help. It’s almost a given that when people find out what I do for a living they pull me into a deep side conversation about the distress and…

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