Does it ever feel like you’re constantly training your child? From nap routines, to breastfeeding intervals, to weaning, to raising polite, well-moulded socially-acceptable little specimens who we can confidently take on outings to the Mall (er, yer, still working on that one!) There is so much we have to learn and so so much to … More Go With The Flow – Our Relaxed Approach To Toilet “Training”
I was really tired during my first pregnancy. Or at least, I thought I was. I was working full-time after all, heaving my bum and bump through the heat of the Dubai summer months as my due date approached. I was tired, but looking back now I certainly had nice periods or rest and “me-time”. … More Keeping Up Energy Levels During Pregnancy
I’m sat with thick tears streaming down my face as I type this. Those ugly tears you get when you’re overwhelmed, exhausted and on the verge of screaming at the top of your lungs. I’m 38 weeks pregnant, and for the 6th day in a row I have been left in sole responsibility of my … More It’s Hard To Be A Mum. So So Hard Sometimes…
Two-year-olds get a bad wrap don’t they… I guess I write a fair amount about my struggles as a toddler parent. The, er, ‘challenging’ behavior to be precise. Oh and the fact that sometimes between the extreme guilt and the feeling that “I just can’t sodding do this anymore”, I feel I may well be … More The Not-So-Terrible-Twos
Something I have found a little tricky being a busy expat mother in the UAE is finding a one-stop-shop that caters to mummies, babies, and kids. Yes, we have an abundance of specially catered stores spread across our vast and wonderful Malls. But here’s the thing… they usually cater either to women individually (with a … More In Love With…Mamis!