VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

We are the generation of avocados, Netflix, and obviously, Snapchat. The latter has taken over our lives in a much more serious way, however, with us humans not being able to go about our day without having to put a flower crown filter on ourselves.   MBC Masr decided to do the same thing but […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Parents Break into Europa Schule Kairo School Due to Rise in Fees

VIDEO: Parents Break into Europa Schule Kairo School Due to Rise in Fees

  Egyptians are not having a good time this week. A new set of prices is turning our lives upside down, and everyone is losing it. Whether it’s electricity, car gas, transportation or school supplies, social media is flooding with rants. However, this video takes it up another notch.   Facebook user, Sherif Asaad, posted […]

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

by Mia Helmy

It’s finally happening. Kids are going back to school. Before you judge us and wonder how we’re totes not going to miss the morning cuddles, let us explain what has been going on to parents since Ramadan.   For the past two months, we, AKA parents, have been chasing kids around the country. The beach […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

  We all know someone who was young and healthy, yet unfortunately had his life turned upside down in a second after a cancer diagnosis. For a while now, I’ve been coming across posts of a young brave boy called Zein Youssef who has been battling cancer.   Zein has been diagnosed with high-risk stage […]

The Scoop Behind Egypt’s Most Talked About School: Mavericks

The Scoop Behind Egypt’s Most Talked About School: Mavericks

  Just like thousands of Egyptian parents, I’ve been recently panicking over schools. You have hundreds of choices, yet only two or maybe three actually impress you. The fees are out of this world, the assessments are humiliating, and you feel lost. Then along comes a school with a mission and an out-of-the-box education method. […]

An Open Letter From An Egyptian Teacher To Parents Going Through School Assessments

An Open Letter From An Egyptian Teacher To Parents Going Through School Assessments

by Alia Zayda

  There are countries in this world that forgo academic subjects altogether, countries that support inclusive education, more and more people understand the beauty of homeschooling, and then there’s us; with our uptight international schools that want robot kids.   I can see the amount of stress, anxiety and panic Egyptian parents are going through because […]

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