Browsing Category : My Thoughts

Ten of my fondest School Memories – A trip down memory lane…


As the summer holidays come to an end, everywhere I look there are Back to School banners and promotions to be seen. The talk of admissions, books and uniforms along with woes of teachers mourning the end of the long summer surrounds me. It’s everywhere, except it’s not something I can take part in. Not just yet anyway. Baby Z is yet…

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An Open Apology to my Son’s toys…


Dearest Toys, This letter is dedicated to the toys that are strewn across the floor. The ones neatly stacked in piles or chucked inside toy boxes. The toys I am endlessly picking up, day in and day out. Toys, toys, toys galore. For being toys, you go through a lot, and well to be honest… I have a lot to…

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My Hijab Story…


Around late November of the year 2014 (almost 2 years ago), I decided to start wearing the Hijab. The HIjab, for those that are unaware, is essentially a “veil that covers the head and chest, worn in the presence of adult males outside of their immediate family and non-Muslim women”. It is a command of Allah that must be fulfilled by…

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Local Flair Issue 14: LokaLoka Boutique


For today’s Local Flair Issue, we are joined by the wonderful Monique, owner of LokaLoka Boutique. Passionate about her business, LokaLoka offers “practical bags for women who can afford better“. LokaLoka’s leather bags are simple, understated (but never unstylish) and without a label. You can also personalise your classic leather totes with a Gold or Silver stamp, or opt for Blind…

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Tea Time at Hummingbird Bakery …


Last Thursday, we decided to check out the recently launched Afternoon Tea Time Menu at Hummingbird Bakery. If you haven’t already realised, I have a major sweet tooth, and desserts are my weakness. Therefore, there was not a doubt in my mind that I had to see what the Hummingbird Bakery would offer. We headed to the Dubai Mall branch…

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Mums@Work in the UAE…


77% of Mothers in the UAE would choose to go back to work after having children according to a recent survey by Mums@Work in association with YouGov.   I applaud the initiative taken by Mums@Work and their findings have definitely struck a cord with me. This is more so because of my own experience and decision of being a Stay…

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Zomato’s First Blogger Conference…


On Saturday April 2nd I, along with bloggers from across the region, were invited to the first ever Zomato Blogger Conference, and also happened to be my first experience of attending a bloggers conference too since I began the journey of Mummy On My Mind! You can imagine my excitement! 

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