VIDEO: Ahmed Helmy’s Campaign with UNICEF Explains Why Early Moments Matter

VIDEO: Ahmed Helmy’s Campaign with UNICEF Explains Why Early Moments Matter

Ahmed Helmy, AKA Egypt’s number one actor, is also UNICEF Egypt’s Ambassador. Cooperating together, Helmy, UNICEF Egypt, and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, created a hilarious yet extremely vital awareness campaign.     The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness on the importance of one of the globally recommended key practices […]

Hotel in Bahrain Encourages Parents to Bond with Their Little Ones in the Cutest Way Possible

Hotel in Bahrain Encourages Parents to Bond with Their Little Ones in the Cutest Way Possible

by Rasha Marzouk

Bonding with your little ones may not necessarily be the easiest thing in the world. Sometimes they want to play and all you want to do is watch The Real Housewives of Atlanta — your schedules sometimes seem to never align.   Well, if you happen to be in Bahrain, you might want to postpone […]

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

With some of us growing a bit board of the drive to Sahel and/or Sokhna every other weekend – just for a few relaxing hours of tanning, two days by the pool, and a little fun in the sun – we were more than excited to learn that The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo will be injecting […]

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

I was recently exposed to a situation, where I found myself having to explain to a several number of older-aged acquaintances that telling their daughters “wait till you are married, and then do X” is a faulty logic. I am not a parent myself, and some may think that this already makes me unqualified when it […]

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

A Message to the Parents Awaiting Their Children’s Final High School Results

Thanaweya Amma – Egypt’s public and national high school system – is expected to release final GPAs on the 20th of July. The process of Thanaweya Amma’s final exams, alongside the results of the students who participated are annual phenomenons, intensely followed by everyone in Egypt.     Indeed, ‘El Tansee2’ – the process used […]

Vile Facebook Post Shows People Objectifying and Sexualizing Children at a School Event

Vile Facebook Post Shows People Objectifying and Sexualizing Children at a School Event

    As much as we love social media, it has proved over the years that it can be a hostile place where hatred and violence could easily fester and spread. We’re quite aware that all of us have different mentalities when it comes to what is perceived as right or wrong, but some things […]

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

When we think of children in a war-torn country, we think of photographs containing images of devastation, hunger, poverty, and lost innocence.   Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian refugee currently residing in Turkey, has put words to these images.     Bana’s words have proved just how much narrative and personal perspective matter, when it […]

11 Working Mothers Tell Us How Their Husbands Really Feel About Their Jobs

11 Working Mothers Tell Us How Their Husbands Really Feel About Their Jobs

  One of the biggest challenges that will face any working woman is perfectly balancing the time she spends at work and with her family. We all think that if life forced us to give up on our careers for whatever reason, we will gladly comply especially during the times when we’re extremely drained and overworked.   But, […]

3-Year-Old Emirati Boy Wins Car, AED150k After Long Illness

3-Year-Old Emirati Boy Wins Car, AED150k After Long Illness

  In the feel-good story of the week, a three-year-old boy in Dubai won an incredible raffle prize earlier this week after months of battling a kidney illness, Dubai Tourism announced in a press statement Wednesday.   Three-year-old Talal has spend months undergoing treatment in Dubai and India to battle a kidney condition. The boy’s […]

Let My 9-Year-Old See Her Mother for the New Year

Let My 9-Year-Old See Her Mother for the New Year

by Amina El-Ghandour

  “When I speak, my every word speaks of you. When I am silent, I ache for you.” – Rabia   I first knew real pain when I lost my first born to a list of congenital anomalies. Ozzy was diagnosed with Warburg Micro Syndrome at the age of one. This genetic disorder snatched my […]

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