Waterpark for the WIN!

It’s waterpark season and we are sooooo ready for it! Our usual plan of action is to start close to home and work our way South so the first stop is always Iceland Waterpark. Aside from it being a stone’s throw away from where we live, the prices are rather welcoming when you compare them to the Dubai and Abu Dhabi waterparks. It has to be said though, that there…
Ras al Khaimah
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S.T.E.M toys your toddler will love!

The Building blocks for success in the digital age: STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics STEAM – Where the ‘A’ is for Arts STREAM – Where the ‘R’ is for Reading and wRiting (should I be the one to point out that writing doesn’t start with an ‘r’ or would that be splitting hairs?) Anyway, let’s not get distracted here, the point is I consider all these to be the…
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Childhood Revisited: XPark Junior

I just found out the other day that I’m a Xennial – Yes, as odd as that word may look and sound, apparently it’s a real thing. This is the micro generation that sits between Generation X and Millennials so being an 80’s baby, I’m bang on the cusp. They had to create a special term for us because we are the only generation that had an analogue childhood and…
Kite Beach, Dubai
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Best Toddler Apps for learning Shapes and Colours

Shapes and Colours* This collection of apps focuses on shapes and colours. In teaching guides throughout various educational systems, you often find that shapes are combined with colours which provides a great 2 for 1 learning opportunity. Whether you select one of these apps or if you prefer to use a combination, your toddler will be exposed to critical thinking, cognitive, spatial and geometry skills. Your little one will enjoy…
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How do you Zoo?

Wildin’ out in Lisbon Zoo. My Instagram caption for our Lisbon Zoo video alludes to my misgivings about going to Zoo’s. On the day of the visit, I even filmed a short rant which I had intended to add to the final edit but funnily enough, my whining didn’t make it into the final cut because truthfully, my negative nancy rant was so incongruent to the actual experience, it was…
Lisbon
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