Five Years On: From new Expat on the block to settled Expat …

Five years ago, on a cold April day, I said my goodbyes to the UK and boarded a plane to Dubai to live. Apprehensive, nervous,…

Five Fun Swim Floats for Your Family

Swimming pools can be a lot of fun. Families can spend entire summers in their own or public pools. However, swimming pools do carry a…

Why I’ve started a Gratitude Journal

Last week, on a bit of whim to be honest, I ordered a Gratitude Journal. I was busy scrolling through Facebook, minding my own business,…

Meal Planning: You are what you eat

Forget March Madness in our house it’s all about the Meal Plan Mayhem season. Yes, once again I have picked up my trusty meal planning…

I thought parenting was supposed to get easier?

I always assumed that as children grow parenting gets easier.  (Until they became teenagers obviously.)  Once we were passed the sheer exhaustion of the baby…

International Women’s Day and being a SAHM

This morning I attended an event that celebrated women for International Women’s Day ran by Qatar Professional Women’s Network.  I very nearly didn’t go, citing…

The Lost Identity of an Expat Kid

This week I went to my two year olds Cultural Day at nursery, a rite of passage for the expat kid.  A day to celebrate…