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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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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One great way to keep our tech savvy families healthy!

Hands up smartphone, tablet and android addicts! If your arm is way above your head right now, then welcome to my world! I pretty much organise my life on my smartphone. I take it everywhere I go, I’m ashamed to admit but it even comes with me to bed, while I’m cooking and even (sighs) […]

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Natural chic your bathroom..

My family and I, as a lot of expats do in Dubai, rent our home. Which means working with what we’ve got in terms of fixtures, fittings and decor. Interior Arabian decor tends to be dark woods and marble which is a tad different to what we’ve been used to back home. Lately, I’ve been […]

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Adventure Diaries : Three Phuket Resorts

This Summer my family and I took ourselves to Phuket in Thailand for a 15 day break from the Desert that is Dubai.  The far-east has always been on or to-do list and Phuket seemed like a great choice as it’s a 6.5 hour direct flight from Dubai. We took a chance and went in […]

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