Little C’s Encounter with The Cyrus Cylinder at …

Salaam, fellow history enthusiasts! Today, I am sharing a story about our visit to The British Museum in London, where Little C got up close and personal with his namesake – the Cyrus Cylinder. Ancient Marvels Stepping into the grand halls of the British Museum is like entering a treasure trove of human history. It was here that we found ourselves on a weekend adventure exploring the vast corridors adorned…

Persian Pet Names: Terms of Endearment in Farsi

Salaam, dear readers! Today, I’m going to be looking at Persian terms of endearment which is a subject close to my heart after giving birth to Little C. Welcoming a new baby into the world is a special occasion, and what better way to celebrate than by showering them with love in the form of uniquely Persian pet names? We explore some of the endearing nicknames my in-laws gave to…

Shab-e-Yalda: Culture and Classroom Connections

As the eve of Shab-e-Yalda embraced our home, we cranked up the culture thermostat for a celebration of this ancient Persian gem, also known as Yalda Night. It marks the longest night of the year and the victory of light over darkness. Top haircuts The stage was set with the boys sporting freshly groomed number 2 haircuts, and the back of Little C’s hair feeling like a “jujeh tighee” (baby…

Review: Family Bliss And 5-Star Magic In Glorious Greece

Looking to escape the crowds? As the world feels ever smaller, we look at one of the top untapped travel destinations for 2023 – the Atrium Prestige Hotel in Rhodes, Greece. Our Experience As we began our hour-long transfer journey to the Atrium Prestige, I couldn’t help but reflect on my days as a travel writer. It means I look more closely, listen more clearly and taste more carefully these…

Our Morning Elixir: Cayenne Pepper, Celtic Salt, And Lemon …

We all know that spices add incredible flavours to a variety of dishes – but they also boast an array of health benefits too. Check out our perfect morning pick-me-up. It’s a concoction that might make your taste buds do a double-take, but I promise it will leave you feeling invigorated. We’re talking about our not-so-average morning elixir – cayenne pepper, Celtic salt, and lemon water. H also adds apple…

Review: Unlock Maths Magic With Geomag STEM Learning

Disclaimer: We were sent this Magicube set for free in return for a review. All opinions are our own. Hey there, fellow parents! Let’s chat about something close to my heart – Geomag STEM learning breaking the code of maths mysteries with Little C. Now, I wasn’t exactly best friends with maths during my school days. The subject and I had this awkward dance, and it never felt fun. It…

Tea Through Generations: Sipping Stories

DISCLAIMER: Occasionally, we receive tea samples for review. Our reviews are brewed with honesty. Ah, the sweet aroma of tea dancing through our home – the kind that makes you sigh in contentment. And with International Tea Day just around the corner on May 21, it’s the perfect time to spill the chai (pun intended!) on our family’s tea habits, health perks, and all-time favourites. Generational Tea Bonds Now, imagine…

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