• 6 Must-Read Young Adult Books I want my children to read

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    If you are shocked with what young adults are reading these days, join the club. The young adult books that your child may be reading could have you imagining the worst possible impact on their development. As a young adult, I was lucky to get some really great mentors and teachers who opened me up to some great personality shaping young adult books. So, I’m going to do the same and recommend some decent young adult books that I believe every young adult should read; even those who hate reading.  Continue Reading…

  • Children Book of the Month: The Tiger Who Came to Tea Review

    The Tiger who came to Tea review

     

    So, this month (after a long break), I come with another Children Book Review – The Tiger who came to tea. I have been meaning to write this review for a long time but wasn’t getting the time (the best mom excuse). This book has become Azlan’s favorite over the last few weeks. Whenever I ask him which book he would like to read at bedtime, he quickly says ‘The Tiger came to tea! The Tiger came to tea’. And even after reading it for like a 110 times, I haven’t quite reached the run-in-the-opposite moment. Yet. So it’s only fitting I write The Tiger Who Came to Tea review this month. Continue Reading…

  • Legoland Dubai Review

    Last week, we finally went to Legoland Dubai. Azlan had been talking about it ever since we told him about the park.I was a little apprehensive about going there; the cost being the main reason for this. So, with the UAE resident offer on the table, we decide to buy the tickets before the Dubai weather went aggressive on us. I have been meaning to write this Legoland Dubai Review since last week but there has been so much to write about. And I still think I haven’t covered it all.

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  • A Mother’s Guide on how to pick a good nursery in Dubai

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    After my post on 10 nurseries in Dubai, I got asked about suggestions for nurseries in Discovery Gardens, JBR etc. Though I would love to help these moms out, but for now, I took the easy way out. Here’s my guide on how to pick a good nursery in Dubai:

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  • 10 Nurseries in JLT

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    Are you considering the big move? Is it really time for your little one to go to a nursery? A big high–five to all us, stay-at-home moms. We survived. Yayy!!! But hold that celebratory dance. At least till you have found a good nursery. Depending on where you live, there can be no nursery nearby or dozens. I found 10 Nurseries in JLT alone after a quick online search.

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  • Why JLT is the best place to live with kids in Dubai

    why JLT is best place to live with kids in Dubai

    If you are moving to Dubai and wondering where the best place to live with kids in Dubai is, then JLT (Jumeirah Lake Towers) gets my vote hands down. I have arrived at this conclusion after taking many things into account. Continue Reading…

  • Children Book of the Month: Maggie’s Ball

    Maggie's Ball Review

     

    January’s Children Book of the Month is Maggie’s Ball. This is yet another find from the Old Library. Since we are focusing on phonics these days, this book was perfect. This is what you should get your child when he has started to read. Or even if he hasn’t, your toddler will still love it. Mine does. A few days back, he declared, ‘This is my favorite book’. (hope this feeling dulls down by the end of the month when I have to return it).  Continue Reading…

  • 5 reasons why children should read

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    As an avid book reader, I have always felt that reading allows you an advantage over non-readers. Not only do you have a treasure trove of information in your mind but you see the world through multiple perspectives. And for all this, I believe I have my parents to thank for. My father for serving as an inspiration and my mother for encouraging me to read. My reading habits developed at quite an early age and the love for reading grew and grew over the years. Now as a parent, I strongly believe in instilling the love to read in my children. Many in my circles think that it is too early to expect my child to read. While I don’t expect him to start reading but I still want him to love books and reading. People ask me why I think children should read? Here is why. Continue Reading…

  • Typo Store Dubai Review

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    When I first saw Typo Store at the City Centre Me’aisem, I fell in love with it. Who wouldn’t love the place with the personalized feel to it.  I am one of those people who loves to collect random, quirky stuff just because they satisfy my aesthetic side. And Typo is meant for people like me who would buy a random mini mannequin or a water bottle with their initial on it. But I was a little disappointed when I went home and actually used the stuff.  Continue Reading…

  • Easy Baby Food Ideas and Recipes for Nine Month Olds

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    I am starting to think that too many options in our life has made us easily bored with the few options that we have. When I was a nine-month-old baby, I am pretty sure that the only baby food that I was fed was Banana, Potaotes, Sooji and the likes. But as supermarkets continue to add more choices, we feel obligated to give our children more options including new and better baby food options. So here are some recipes that you can try if you get bored with the usual mashed potatoes and bananas.

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