Al-Ahram Weekly - Living

Born superstars?

Can babies be born geniuses with a natural potential that we can help them realise.

Not too late for ballet

An Egyptian dancer did not let age stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming a professional ballerina

Until death do us part

While divorce rates are still high in Egypt, many married couples are leading successful and happy lives.

Rules for summer skin care

Mai Samih finds out how to keep skin healthy during the hot summer months

Helping working mothers

New social media platforms are helping to support Egypt’s working mothers as they juggle childcare with employment

Kidzkit: Renting gear for kids

A new online rental service has found an innovative way of helping mothers and others provide for their children’s needs, writes Omneya Yousry

Swimming for all in Alexandria

People with disabilities can now enjoy the sea for free at a special beach in Alexandria, writes Ameera Fouad

Wonders for kids in Alexandria

Activities for children at the Alexandria Sporting Club are back in full swing after two years of their being kept at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Ameera Fouad

Fulfilling dreams on glass

Egypt’s first female stained-glass artist explains her work to Mai Samih

Getting ready to travel

Don’t break your budget but pack your luggage. For many people, now is the right time to travel.

A dog café for furry friends

Egypt’s first dog café lets city dog-owners spend more quality time with their canine friends.

Slowing down our lives

More and more people are aiming to consume less and take a slower approach to their everyday and professional lives

The art of good behaviour

An Egyptian etiquette expert is giving lessons on how to behave well in different situations

Cairo runs a marathon

This year’s Cairo Marathon with more than 5,000 participants took place in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis last week

Divorce and the family

Amira Elhamy examines the impacts of divorce on all family members

Anger management for teenagers

Why do children and adolescents often have difficulty controlling their emotions? Khaled El-Ghamri seeks professional answers

Trailblazing the Tannoura

Egypt’s first female Tannoura dancer Hanaa Mustafa speaks about the innovations she has brought to this traditionally male-dominated job

Easter in Ramadan

Egypt’s Coptic Christians are celebrating Easter during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, with the spring holiday of Sham Al-Nessim also coming in the same month, writes Ameera Fouad

Other experiences of Ramadan

How is Ramadan celebrated in Egypt’s hospitals and old people’s homes

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