Family Eats: Christmas dinner at Arjaan, Dubai Media City

We were recently at Arjaan By Rotana in Dubai Media City for their special Christmas celebration and dinner. The event was held at their Ver...


Five things new Moms need not worry about

Soon after you have a baby, it creeps on you. The worry. The anxiety. The fear. You think so many times before making even the smallest deci...


Family Eats: Christmas Buffet at Movenpick Hotel JLT

Christmas is always celebrated in style here in Dubai. The traditional food served at this festival can be elaborate and whipping it all up...


Test driving the Ssangyong Tivoli (Review)

If you haven't heard of Ssangyong Motors , let me introduce you to the 50 year old Korean company which started off manufacturing Army ...


12 Calming Activities for Preschoolers

I'm still getting used to how active and full of energy my four-year old is, even after a a few hours at preschool! The thing with kids ...


Family Eats: Brunch at Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai Media City

If you don't feel like cooking on the weekend, Dubai offers so many brunches for that the whole family can enjoy. We recently tried the ...


Busy Hands: Straw Snowflake Craft

We don't get any snowfall here, but we love our winter crafts, like the  Texture Art Snowman and  Penguin Snow Globe  we made earlier. ...


Tips for encouraging your shy child

It's all too familiar to see little kids hiding behind their parents when they meet someone new. Not all kids are inherently shy, but th...


Busy Hands: Pom-Pom Painted Christmas Tree

Last year, I had set up an invitation to create christmas trees , and Little Dude and his friends loved making them. Our holiday craft for t...


Family Eats: Al Fresco Friday Brunch at Media Rotana, Dubai

This is the most inviting time of the year in Dubai, and two things that really go well together when you're outdoors are pool and brunc...


Boys can like flowers too

It all started when we were out at a family restaurant one afternoon, and my son and I approached the balloon twister. The lady asked him wh...


Remembering Melissa of Wading Through Motherhood

Sometimes, life seems like an endless to-do list. We hardly get time to think, let alone contemplate, while we frantically try to keep up wi...


Family Eats: Diwali Menu at BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana

Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated with great fervor back home in India. It is associated with rich food and lots of traditional ...


Couple aromatherapy experience at Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa (Review)

My husband and I rarely get time away from our parenting duties. Because we don't have help or family nearby, date night is always out o...

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