Keep calm and wear the baby!

From the time my second daughter was born, it seemed logical to do what I possibly could to make our family life as organised and as productive as possible. From a mere few weeks into her life, Dad was back at work flying back and to, to other countries and we lived 5000 miles away […]

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Six reasons why my daughters make me a better person

My daughters are currently at an age where I am intrinsically involved in their everyday lives. From the moment they wake, till the second I watch them nod off to sleep. I carefully plan and watch over them, protecting and nurturing them and try my best to ensure their happiness even if it makes me […]

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14 Days Of Gratitude : Reducing Motherhood Stress

Mummying is a constant of crazy, wonderful and tough old days. Through the haze of the goings on we can often miss the small things. Stress takes over and things can seem a bit, shoddy. My Mummying life is no exception, I am often caught up in stress inducing situations. It’s usually involving me frantically looking […]

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Explore Dubai : The Arabian Tea House

G E T  A  F E E L  F O R  T H E  M I D D L E  E A S T With real Middle- Eastern vibes, fragrant teas and amazing taste bud tingling meze platters, this gorgeous place is definitely one for the Dubai bucket list!     The Egyptian Breakfast platter […]

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How to not worry like a Mother…

If like me, you skipped out of the parental nest whistling a merry tune to begin your adulting life, only soon to be met with the realities of 13 hour shifts, bills, and learning how to do things for yourself, then you would probably agree that worrying and feeling anxious, is, it seems, part and […]

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Adventure Diaries : Exploring Hatta

The weather is perfect for outdoor life at the moment with temperatures in the early twenties during the day, so we’re trying to explore as many outdoor places as we can while can! We took ourselves on a road trip to Hatta which is on the border of Dubai and Oman. It was roughly a […]

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3 reasons why I need to Woman Up in 2018

Woman up and get off the sofa! OK I am motivated as I do excercise, and I relalise this is the most cliché new year resolution, but I am desperate to get back, or close to, my pre Frankie clothes. Or one peice of clothing in paticular, it’s the one item of my clothing that sees […]

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Mum’s on the naughty list..

This week saw the annual Gingerbread House Building Contest here in Dubai at our local golf club. The contest is quite something with over a 100 kids taking part. Although a lot of fun, there is some fierce competition going on from both kids and parents. It’s something we have done every year since moving […]

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Our Baby-to-Toddler Toy Picks!

Frankie is my cheeky, always on the go toddler. She’s 14 months old, walking, talking and discovering all there is to be discovered for a little person. She’s in that transitional phase from babyhood to toddlerhood and Simple toys seem to fill her with so much inquisitiveness and enjoyment. What is very apparent is that […]

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Mama says Oui!

As Mums, there are so many decisions to be made about how we parent and nurture our little ones. Then there are all the fantastic Dads out there that have a huge part in those decisions too. But for many Mums, like myself, we have to make many choices in the very early months & […]

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