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Why Popeye Village in Malta is the Ultimate Family Day Trip Popeye Village is one of Malta's most popular tourist attractions , and it's easy to see why. It has been absolutely transformed since it was constructed as a film set for the film "Popeye" in 1980. Nowadays, the village is bursting with fun activities for all the family to take part in. If you […]

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The Ultimate Baby & Kids Back to School Checklist 2020

3 weeks before Get your kids involved in Back to School shopping both at the planning stage and shopping stage Invite classmates for playdates to give the kids a chance to reconnect Get their minds into school mode with games and brain teasers Finalise transportation arrangements Spend time together doing family stuff before everyone gets […]

Tips for Helping the New Baby Sleep Like a Baby

When babies come into the world, they discover unfamiliar surroundings and explore new objects and movements. Most of their reactions are innate reflexes that it learns in the womb. For the baby to grow into a mature adult, sound and peaceful sleep is a primary requirement. In the development of the baby, sleep plays a […]

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I'm a Parent – Get the Kids Outta Here

I'm a parent-get the kids outta here! A big shout out to all those parents feeling short changed since the school shutdown. We certainly didn't sign up for this- so no guilt feelings permitted when you're fantasising about where you're going to ship the kids off to once compulsory academia comes to an end. Never […]

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Musings from A Malteser Abroad – Suzanne Cacciottolo

A Malteser abroad- musings from United Kingdom In our series highlighting family experiences across the globe during the pandemic, Maltese born Suzanne Cacciottolo a Music and Piano Teacher residing in Surrey, UK shares her musings with our Malta Kids community. Suzanne Cacciottolo moved to Surrey  with her husband and two young children   12 years […]

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Musings from A Malteser Abroad – Adriana Bishop

A Malteser abroad- musings from Switzerland In the first of our new series highlighting family experiences across the globe during the pandemic, Maltese born Adriana Bishop, a freelance copywriter living in Switzerland shares her musings with our Malta Kids community. The day before Malta announced its first Covid-19 cases I was enjoying dinner with friends […]

Top Ten Tips for Staying Sane while Social Distancing

As the news that restrictions will start relaxing in May sinks in, families all over our islands are challenged to adjust to their 'new normal'. As ever The Malta Kids Directory team are on hand to guide our ever expanding community during these trying times. Take a look at our pick of invaluable suggestions to […]

The Definitive(ly) Good Guide's five steps to ordering in!

  As always our acclaimed restaurant guide strives, during this time of semi-isolation, to put our finger on the pulse of the nation to discover what people want. To this end, we ran a survey asking the foodies living locally which has become their favourite go-to outlet for take out food. Here are some points […]

Why Cloth Nappies Are All The Rage in Malta

After using modern cloth nappies for my own baby daughter and experiencing first hand the long list of benefits they offer, I was inspired to launch The Cloth Nappy Company in July 2019, making reusable cloth nappies easily available and accessible within the Maltese market. Modern cloth nappies are: # better for your baby – Cloth […]

The Malta Kids Directory top tips for Home Schooling

When Malta announced the closure of schools, amid pressure from concerned parents, on March 13th, a collective cheer from children of school going age went up across the islands. Once the reality of distance learning hit our shores, a chasm between how independent, religious and state schools handled the challenge became increasingly apparent. Independent schools […]