I’ve been on the lookout for family friendly hotspots in Dubai recently. And what I mean by ‘family friendly’ is that they’re not an absolute drag for parents to visit with the tots. They’re enjoyable for all members of the family involved. Hearing about the ‘Kids Brunch’ at Fume Eatery (Pier 7 Dubai) then, my husband … More One For The Weekend – ‘Kids Brunch’ At Fume
I type this as I sit in my office (my office actually being Zachy’s play room with a desk plonked in the corner). I am doing client work, while also quite obviously procrastinating by writing a blog post (the whole blog is basically one big fun procrastination now that I think about it, he!) But … More Sometimes We All Just Need A Break From Each Other…And That’s OK!
Sorry if I misled you with the title, as nope, no, I’m not announcing that we have a second baby on the way. No – I’m talking about age. And the fact that I am absolutely loving two-year old Zachy! Yes, we’re absolutely prone to the odd tantrum here and there (ok, this is a daily … More One Is Nice, Two Is Nicer
We recently discovered the magic of Stokke. Specifically, the Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair. Indeed, you can check out Zachy and me attempting to (awesomely) assemble it here! A What Now Chair? The Tripp Trapp Chair is a stylish wooden high-chair that, with a variety of accessories, grows with your child from newborn to infant to … More In Love With…Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair
Do you know what I mean when I say this? The things that every other mother around you seems to do (and actually enjoy doing!) while you sit and avoid the activities at all cost. That’s not to say that we don’t pack out day with a multitude of fun things…it’s just that these particular … More Things I Ought To Do With My Toddler…But Don’t
“Guilt” | noun | definition: “Feelings of culpability especially for imagined offenses or from a sense of inadequacy” Why do we impose guilt ourselves? It’s a torturous self-infliction brought on by the words in our head. The words that say “you’re not good enough”, that “you’re messing it all up”, that “you’ve made a massive … More Hi Guilt, Do One!
We’ve started to wean! Now, I know I’ve said that before, but this time I actually truly, sincerely, hand on heart, honestly mean it. I’ve wanted to wean before, and have threatened many times to do it (especially in the middle of the night during the nipple twiddling stage)… but my love for it and … More The Keen To Wean Diary Of A Marvelous Boobin Mother!
A little note of love from Daddy x My darling boy, as we celebrate your 2nd birthday, this little post has been on my mind for quite some time. A few weeks back I went to the supermarket, and one event caught my attention. There was a mother with her young daughter, perhaps around 7 … More Happy Birthday, My Darling Boy – Why It’s My Day As Much As Yours
Toddlers. It’s their aim in life to challenge us. They’re learning about themselves and their sense of self in this big little world. It’s totally their right to test the boundaries to keep on learning, right? Unfortunately it is us parents that just happen to be the brunt of all of this, because, unconditional love … More Five Realistic Tips For Exasperated Toddler Parents
I ran away from my son this morning. It’s really quite awful in hindsight, but I just HAD to get away! The night had gone badly – it was the third night in a row of my son randomly waking, crying, moaning, and generally freaking me out when he turns to some invisible figure asking … More I Ran Away This Morning…