Just For Moms

Sometimes mom needs attention too, so this section is dedicated just for you. We’ll cover subjects like staying healthy while breastfeeding, the best exercises for moms, how to balance work and your personal life and the best spots to have some “me time”.

15 Minutes of high-intensity interval training for busy moms!

I’m sure you’ve heard of HIIT workouts before, right? If not, well then read on and thank me later. HIIT is an acronym for ‘high intensity interval training’.  Read More

Posted on November 22, 2017
by Noor, AlMallaks

The Importance of Saying No To Your Children

Why didn’t anyone tell me how hard parenting is? Don’t get me wrong I love my little one and I can’t imagine my world without her. Everything I do and every decision I make is made with how it will impact her in mind. Read More

Posted on October 23, 2017
Jumana Al Darwish, The Happy Box

9 simple desk exercises for working mamas

As a mother with a full time job, one of my main struggles is finding the time to work out. I truly believe that this struggle extends to almost everyone. Time is fleeting and we feel it every day.  Read More

Posted on August 28, 2017
by Noor, AlMallaks

Benefits of Art Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Art is a wonderful venue for people of all ages. Open the world of art to children and the sky is the limit. Now unlock the wonders of art for a Special Needs child and amazing things can happen.  Read More

Posted on July 24, 2017
by Jumana Al Darwish, The Happy Box

Ways to help your mom and toddler stay active!

The importance and necessity of exercise in our daily lives is often forgotten, especially here in the Middle East. This is evident in our health-related statistics like the high rate of diabetes, obesity, heart diseases, and the list goes on. Read More

Posted on July 06, 2017
by Noor, AlMallaks

Make time to care for your own well-being mamas!

As a mother, you need to look after yourself - after all, your mental and physical health has never been relied upon or tested more! Here are three simple self-care steps that will help you: Read More

Posted on April 27, 2017
by Heidi Raeside, TuesdaysChild.me

How do proteins help your toddler become stronger?

All our life we’ve learned about the importance of getting all the nutrients (in the right amounts) from all the different food groups. In this post, we’re going to be primarily focusing on the protein intake of our little picky eaters AKA the toddlers. Read More

Posted on December 25, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

Excuses out, workout in! 10 best-kept fitness tracking hacks of mama Noor

As a mom, it’s pretty hard to stay on track when it comes to working out. Life always manages to get in the way. Here are some ‘hacks’ to incorporate in your daily routine to make sure you get that workout in! Read More

Posted on November 21, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

5 flat shoes for moms on the go!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m ALL for mamas in heels. Why on earth would having toddlers stop you from wearing higher shoes? There’s a certain strut and power that ONLY a heel can give you Read More

Posted on October 28, 2016
by Heidi Raeside, TuesdaysChild.me

Happy Mama = Happy Child! My secret to a happy family.

Before the arrival of my bundle of joy, I was certain I could have well, everything. A wonderful relationship with my husband, a great career, continued closeness with my most intimate friends and probably win mother of the year award because I was going to rock the whole motherhood thing.  Read More

Posted on October 27, 2016
by Jumana Al Darwish, The Happy Box

Confessions of a Fitness Mama

arents sometimes think “who’s watching me?” The truth is toddlers are amazing with their curiosity, endless energy, and ability to mimic almost everything. When you really think about it, it’s actually a little scary too. Read More

Posted on August 11, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

7 Apps to strengthen your fitness journey

We all want to have our ideal body. And, strangely enough, we all know how to get it. Eat better. Work out. That’s it. Seems simple. But, in reality, it’s not – especially not with a full time job and a toddler to balance as well. Read More

Posted on July 21, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

10 ways to exercise with your toddlers

Let’s face it. Finding the time to workout as a mother is seemingly impossible. Add a full-time job to the equation, and then a workout seems even less likely. Read More

Posted on June 16, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

The Vacation Balancing Act

I know what you’re thinking – “seriously? Exercising on vacation?” – But bear with me. The purpose of a vacation is for you to enjoy your time, relax, and do what makes you happy. Read More

Posted on May 12, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

Different strokes for different folks

Different people have different interests and different inclinations. Some need more motivation than others – and sometimes, are motivated by different things. That is why not all workouts are created equal. But, even if they don’t like to “workout” per say, there is always a way to stay active. Read More

Posted on April 14, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

Mummy’s Little Treasures

Let’s face it, life as a mum can be at times, testing. It’s unanimous that the highs outweigh the lows, but the lows can be seriously LOW. Testing times are easily made up for with sweet words, kisses, cuddles and giggles, Read More

Posted on March 10, 2016
by Heidi Raeside, TuesdaysChild.me

Here’s to A Fit 2016!

Well that time is upon us. The time where we start a new page in our lives, a clean slate, a new beginning, a new chance, if you will. Every New Year, we set a goal or goals – resolutions we call them. Ever since I can remember, Read More

Posted on March 01, 2016
by Noor, AlMallaks

The Thing About Staying Fit

As a mother, you suddenly find yourself in a strange place where there happens to be no time to do anything whatsoever. Thinking back to the days where it was just Saad and,I remember that I still used to complain that I didn’t have time to go to work, workout, make time for us, make time for friends and family, and attend to endless social obligations that our society demands of us. And at that time, Read More

Posted on December 10, 2015
by Noor, AlMallaks

Stay healthy and fit with Noor

I never really know where to start when it comes to talking about myself. It’s not something I do very often. But since you’re here, I know that we have at least one thing in common– we always try to go the extra mile for our children.

The facts: My name is Noor. I am 30 years old. Married to a kind soul that shockingly puts up with my crazy (Saad). First time, working mom to a beautiful – and apparently very vocal - girl (Faye). Read More

Posted on November 10, 2015
by Noor, AlMallaks