Tag Archives : child

Suhoor during Ramadan – Expectation Versus Reality…


Suhoor, or Sehri as we call it, is the meal eaten just before sunrise during Ramadan, and what keeps you going through out the rest of the day whilst fasting. Having fasted for over half my life now, you would think it is second nature and I would be used to how it works every time Ramadan rolls on. Haha,…

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Rock a Bye Baby…


You nuzzle in, closer and then closer a little more. You grunt for me to pat you to sleep. Your eyes begin to close, but reopen at my slightest movement. You whisper “Shhh shh” asking me to repeat this whilst I pat you. Rock a Bye Baby.

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Seven Struggles faced by the Potty Trainer…


Potty Training is challenging, to say the least. Having now accomplished it (most days), I feel like there needs to be a grand ceremony of me being awarded with a gold medal. Because let’s face it, the first few days are horrendous. If you are planning to potty train soon, you have this to look forward to. However, if you…

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Local Flair Issue 18: Kitabox


Local Flair is back and this time with a unique reading subscription box that brings age specific books for your children every month to your door. Charlotte Perret, the mastermind behind the idea of Kitabox, is here to share with us more about how the business began and what she hopes to achieve with it, as well as an insight into her…

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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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