How to stimulate curiosity and inspire kids during National Maths Week

I always struggled with maths during my younger years and experienced brain fog when asked to complete a numerical task. I think it’s because I didn’t find the subject or the teacher fun. However, we only ever had heavy textbooks and number crunching and not the…

What it feels like to have Covid-19 after being double-vaccinated

I thought I was invincible prior to coming down with Covid-19, so when my PCR test came back positive, it really got me thinking about where, why and how I had contracted it. To give you an indication of my life pre-Covid, I would wake up…

Creative kids activities when you’re working from home

Working from home with the kids when the sun begins to creep out means it’s often trickier to keep them entertained indoors. There are ways to curb some of the boredom though without having to step outside. You just need to get creative and awaken your…

International Tea Day and the health benefits of drinking tea throughout the years

With International Tea Day on the 21st May 2021, I thought it was a good time to talk about our tea drinking habits, its health benefits and introduce you to a few our our firm favourites. As families enjoy getting together for probably the first shared…

Parenting fails and why the funny moments make up for the stressful times

Becoming a parent and raising a child is no easy task and none of us are immune from parenting fails. Although parenting can sometimes be stressful, the funny family moments make up for this when we least expect them to happen.  Cyrus has the wildest imagination,…

Why it’s important to prioritise post-pregnancy self-care

After a year of living through lockdown and a global pandemic, adjusting to life after you have given birth comes with challenges. Other than having your newborn to take care of, you also need to find the time for some post-pregnancy self-care because looking after yourself…

Hoping for a better year ahead on Sizdeh Bedar or Nature Day

I’m going to be honest, I’m quite superstitious and therefore celebrating Nowruz and Sizdeh Bedar (Nature Day) is extremely important to me. Last year, our little family wasn’t able to do anything because of the pandemic. So this year, we were determined to make the most…