Our roundup of Beirut daycares, tried and tested by parents.Continue reading
Babies getting car sick is the ABSOLUTE WORST! Especially in Beirut where the traffic can make journeys jerky, and short cuts through the side streets can mean lots of winding and turning. We scoured the internet and asked all our friends for tips, and here is their top advice.Continue reading
When the temperature is in the 30s every day, we need a strategy for keeping kids cool. Here are my 7 tips for protecting baby’s health AND not going insane with boredom.Continue reading
How are your New Years’ resolutions going? One of ours is to live more sustainably– and we’re not the only ones!
Parents in our community care a lot about creating a sustainable future for ourselves and our children. Beirut isn’t the most eco-friendly city (lol), but that just means we have lots of room to grow! What better example can we set for our kids and communities?Continue reading
We rounded up a few links from the web and our moms groups for DIY Christmas crafts to do with your kids next month that will make your Christmas tree not only more personal, but more beautiful. Or put together a pile of throwaways and ask your Jaleesa babysitter to get creative with your kids!Continue reading
Having a clingy baby can be trying, but it won’t be forever. Until the phase passes, here are some tips that might help.Continue reading
Finding the right pediatrician is as important for parents as it is for kids. You want someone whose knowledge you trust, and who won’t make you feel guilty about calling in a panic at 3am.
We asked Jaleesa‘s community of moms in Beirut to share their pediatricians’ contacts and why they love working with them.Continue reading
Sara posted this video on a Beirut mom’s message board about how to handle your 3-year-old’s tantrum. We laughed, we cried, and we learned some great coping strategies for that most challenging of parenting crises.Continue reading
The best way to get over a cold? Don’t get one in the first place.
‘Lol’, you say. ‘I have kids in school.’ It’s true that colds spread faster in schools than anywhere else, and there’s no failsafe way to keep yourself and your family from getting sick. But teaching your kids these three habits can significantly cut down the risk of them– and the rest of you– getting sick.Continue reading
Jaleesa Chief Operating Officer Christelle Fakhoury explains how, based on her 15 years of experience, well designed fun activities can enhance learning for kids of all ages.Continue reading