Ragaa Al-Giddawy Stands Against Child Abuse in an Interview with Amr Adib

Ragaa Al-Giddawy Stands Against Child Abuse in an Interview with Amr Adib

By Reem Tolba

   Egyptian TV host Amr Adib discussed a very important topic with renowned actress Ragaa Al-Giddawy on his talk show ‘Kol Youm,’ and we’re honestly at a lost for words.   Adib asked the famed screen starlet whether Egyptian parents should beat their children in order to teach them a lesson; Al-Giddawy seemed distraught […]

6 Millennial Jobs Your Arab Parents Will Never Ever Get

6 Millennial Jobs Your Arab Parents Will Never Ever Get

by Nadine Arab

The generation of our parents grew up to become victims of a very common tradition of ours. The tradition entails being not good enough if you don’t get high grades and end up in med school. However, generation Y, known as the millennials, were rebellious enough to defy society’s set of unwritten rules. They refused […]

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 […]

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