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A Mom’s Message to Society’s Assumptions About Motherhood and Work

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A Mom's Message to Society's Assumptions About Motherhood and Work

Have you ever taken the DMC, “The Domestic Math Challenge”? It’s very simple really. You basically count how many thousands of times your kids call out “mom” per hour, multiply it by the number of chores, calls and errands you need to run, divide it by the square root of how much you need a minute…

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How to Start Preschool without the Drop-off Drama

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How to Start Preschool without the Drop-off Drama

September marks the start of the school year and many parents will be sending their kids off to nursery for the first time. It’s an exciting and scary time for both parents and children, but there’s a lot you can do to help prep your child (and yourself!) for this new transition. Get to Know…

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Where to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer in Sahel and Cairo

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Where to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer in Sahel and Cairo

Ramadan has ended and it’s officially summer! This doesn’t mean just the sun and the beach; it also means kids officially on holiday and looking for any outlet for their energy. Sure, we can drop them off at the pool or the beach every morning or leave them to their technology and television, but there’s…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Raising Confident Children

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The Dos and Don’ts of Raising Confident Children

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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A Family Retreat in the Heart of Cairo

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A Family Retreat in the Heart of Cairo

There are those days where you wish you could escape the city and at least take a weekend away. But then life happens, right? The older we get and the more our families expand the reasons to not just pick up and go grow as well. Thankfully, there’s a space that now caters to this…

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Should You Stay Together for the Kids?

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Should You Stay Together for the Kids?

The decision of whether or not to get a divorce is a tough one, to say the least. That decision becomes even tougher when there are children involved. Kids don’t cope very well with divorce, we all know that, but that doesn’t mean it should be ruled out. For kids, as well as adults, divorce…

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Do You Overfeed Your Kids?

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Do You Overfeed Your Kids?

Sometimes we get stuck in our thoughts when we worry about our kids, especially when we worry about what and how they eat. We either surrender and offer them anything they want, believing that something to eat is better than nothing at all, or we roll up our sleeves and enter the battle with all…

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How to Deal with Sexual Behavior in Young Children

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How to Deal with Sexual Behavior in Young Children

Self-pleasure is a comforting behavior. Regardless of age or sex, it releases the same feel good chemicals in all our brains, and becomes a natural urge that most children feel at some point or another. Very often, the first time happens by accident. A child will discover that certain movements or activities cause a tickling…

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What Makes You a Unique Parent?

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What Makes You a Unique Parent?

Being a parent is an amazing journey as well as continuous hard work. It’s got its own ups and downs and sets of challenges and definitely doesn’t need added external stress. As parents we can sometimes get sucked into comparing ourselves and kids to other families. We may also feel bad when others criticize or…

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Egypt’s New Food Services Simplifying Life in the Kitchen

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Egypt’s New Food Services Simplifying Life in the Kitchen

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle for yourself and your family can be time consuming, which is why we are ever so thankful to see a rise in food services making our duty to feed our families well much easier. While these services are not only great for saving you time, they’re also budget friendly. Check out our…

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Can Kids Go Plant Based?

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Can Kids Go Plant Based?

If you follow a vegan or plant based diet yourself, you might consider having your kids do the same, but you’re probably also curious to find out the pros and cons of this nutritional approach when applied to growing children. Whether you are an advocate of a plant based diet for children or not, most…

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How to Love Your Child the Way They Need

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How to Love Your Child the Way They Need

When parents are asked, “Do you love your child?” they will most probably say “Yes! Of course”. When they are asked, however, to write 10 different acts they do that show to their kids they love them, most parents may feel puzzled, and only a few would be able to answer that without any hesitation.…

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