#BlogWaladi: Hello Baby Kevin

Brian has just been promoted to big brother after my wife gave birth on August 7th to a healthy baby boy weighing 3.08 kilos at 9:46am. It's been a tough and long pregnancy for her as she gave birth almost a week into her 10th month! Even though Brian is only 3 years old, we already forgot all about new born babies and both my wife and I barely got any asleep the first couple…

Parental Leave for Lebanese Fathers Soon Extended to Three Days?

Lebanese fathers are currently entitled to one paternity day while maternity leave was extended to 70 days a couple of years ago. The government has recently approved extending the paternity leave to three days but it still needs to be approved in the parliament. This is definitely an improvement but it's still not enough, and should be at least a couple of weeks in my opinion. The first few weeks after a baby is born…
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TeePee&Co: Brian’s Favorite New Hang Out Spot

10 months ago
I am constantly looking for child-friendly toys, furniture and decor items, which is not an easy task these days. We’ve always hoped of having an outdoor garden, but till that day comes, I wanted a ...
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#BlogWaladi: Puzzle Foam Mats Are Apparently Bad for Kids

11 months ago
I just learned recently from a friend that foam play mats are made with questionable materials that could affect the health of a child. We’ve had the mats for over a year now and I ...
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#BlogWaladi: Celebrating Brian’s Two Years in Pictures

1 year ago
It’s true what they say that “Time flies when you’re having fun”. Brian has officially turned two on Saturday and the past 24 months have been tiring but thrilling, exciting and more importantly rewarding. Raising ...
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#BlogWaladi: Brian’s First Hair Cut (Before & After)

1 year ago
We ended up going to PiiXELZ at ABC Dbayyeh for Brian’s first hair cut after I failed to convince my wife to let me do it 😛 The staff were friendly, Brian was surprisingly calm ...
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#BlogWaladi: Children-Only Hair Salons in Lebanon

1 year ago
We’ve been delaying Brian’s first haircut for quite some time but we’ve finally decided to do it this weekend. Brian has straight blonde hair with curls at the tips (he definitely didn’t take that from ...
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#BlogWaladi: Brian is Climbing Out of His Crib

1 year ago
It was a proud moment seeing Brian climb on the couch the first time but once we realized he loves to climb everything and anything, it becomes a serious issue. It started with the couch, ...
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#BlogWaladi: Baby Brian’s #SaintBerbara Costumes

1 year ago
We were celebrating the Saint Berbara this weekend and the tradition says that we should dress up in costumes and visit family, friends and neighbors to wish them well. The tradition also involves singing Berbara ...
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#BlogWaladi: Brian’s #CheerioChallenge Picture on MTV’s Connected Segment

2 years ago
So I decided to do the #CheerioChallenge with Brian today in the afternoon and next thing you know the picture got featured on MTV’s Connected segment tonight. It even got to the top posts under ...
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