Living with a Fournado

I had a message from the lovely Hannah last week, literally wailing at me about the fact that Lu was mere weeks away from being…

First Baby vs. Last Baby

Precious first born. Your little cherub. The one who can do no wrong, the one where nothing is good enough, and you panic over everything.…

To my sons on International Women’s Day

“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” unknown But what if you’re a strong women, who…

5 ways to help you stay motivated whilst working from home

Seven years ago I left the corporate world of banking. I packed up my desk, my ergonomically designed office chair, lifted my laptop bag and…

Five reasons why learning to swim is non-negotiable in our house

Having three children means that not everyone can do every after school, extra curricular activity they want. Not only are they expensive, but time consuming.…

KidzMondo Doha: Does it live up to the hype?

KidzMondo, firefighters. KidzMondo, firefighters. KidzMondo, firefighters. The chant reverberated through my brain long after we headed for home after a full day at KidzMondo Doha.…

When your six year old has an attitude problem

Parenting. It doesn’t get any easier, the more you do it, you just seem to face different challenges at each stage. I imagined during the…