Category: Toddler fun

Keeping it clean

So yesterday I received this message on my facebook page: “Tell me how to keep a kids room clean.. living in Karachi everything gets so dirty.. how to maintain cleanliness? Any tips?” And I thought to myself, while it does seem like an impossible task, I have noticed that ever since I organized my kids’ room better, it does a pretty good job keeping itself clean! So how did it come about? 1. Keep furniture to a minimum: Furniture gathers dust. If you can minimize it and find more effective storage spaces, your work will be halved. For example, the bedsheets …

Here’s how to get a designer nursery on a budget!

When we moved to Jeddah over two years ago, and began to set up our very first house, I was addicted to flipping through google images and furniture catalogues trying to imagine how I would decorate my home. It seemed so easy at first, you pick a little of this, you contrast with a little of that and voila! You have home decor couture on your hands. But, when it came down to it, it really wasn’t that simple. There was a “budget”. Probably the last word you want to hear as you head out for home shopping. And so, …

Grand Finale

This saturday was the last day of the Artprenticeship summer camp. The last day my house would be full of overjoyed toddlers, begging me to read them a book and joining me as I turned my lounge into a paint playground. I was so sorry to see them go that I took bunches and bunches of pictures till the little ones started to find my camera intriguing, “What is that?” “What does it do?” “Why are you taking so many pictures?” Anyway, take pictures I did, so that I could remember that saturday morning we all spent with artists tape …

Early morning Paper doll Craft!

Dealing with one toddler can be pretty crazy. Bring two toddlers into the equation and the craziness multiplies exponentially. You see, two toddlers swear to always have each other’s back. So just as you heave a sigh of relief after putting the second one down to bed, the first one’s eyes snap open. They take their duties very, very seriously. That’s exactly what happened this morning. Rayyan stayed up late, while Manahil was conked out at 8 P.M. So obviously, he slept in late, while she woke up early. Perfectly synchronized. And what’s more, Manahil woke up and made the …

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