Family Matters

Happy Days
As the summer holidays come to an end, it’s time to ensure that children, teens and parents are all mentally prepared to face the academic year ahead
Best Beach Hotels for Kids of 2019
Helen Farmer, founder of parenting website The Mothership and radio host on Dubai Eye 103.8, shares her top trio of beachside getaways in the UAE
In Conversation with Rashid Al Tamimi
PR Manager and Senior Presenter at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Rashid Al Tamimi explains the significance of Ramadan
Flavours of The World with radio presenter, Helen Farmer
Don’t be afraid of exposing your children to a variety of foods, especially in a country like the UAE, which offers diverse cuisines
DIY Domestics
There are a number of foodie ingredients that work well in homemade cleaning concoctions. We experimented with basics such as bicarbonate of soda, lemon and vinegar
Home Truths
Interior stylist and creator of House of Hawkes, Kathryn Hawkes describes her design aesthetic as ‘pseudo minimalism with a hint of Afro-chic’
Mama Mia
We asked three Dubai-based foodies, Tala Soubra, Ariana Bundy and Sukaina Rajabaki to share their favourite food memories passed down to them by their mothers
Mums on the Run
Kaya Scott, mum of three and co-founder of Sassy Mama Dubai, an online magazine for mums and mums-to-be, shares her top tips on how to manage the school run in style
Salt dough crafts
All the ingredients you need to make salt dough are likely to already be in your kitchen cupboard. Little ones will love using their imaginations to create all sorts of shapes
Q&A with Washmen
Dubbed the Deliveroo of laundry, Washmen’s state-of-the-art facilities have washed, dry cleaned and ironed more than two million garments in the last two years
Q&A with Pretty Polly
Now in its 10th year of servicing Dubai’s offices and residences, Pretty Polly offers specialised cleaning by experienced professionals
Picky eater in the family? We can help!
Jordana Ventzke, dietician and nutritionist at Dubai’s Infinity The Family Medicine Clinic, shares her nutrition tips and tricks for handling meal times with fuss tots