42 Reasons Why I Love Dubai!

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrates 42 years of its formation on December 2. This country, especially the city of Dubai, has a special...


When should children start schooling?

Something that often comes up for discussion in many forums and groups in UAE, is the right age for children to start nursery. This Gulf New...


Thankful for being a mother

Being a mother can be a thankless job. After all, you may have to wait a couple of decades before your kids have their own progeny and final...


Toddler Tales (21): Boyish Behaviour

Little Dude has been slowly transforming into a 'boy' since he turned two ! What I mean is that his antics are becoming more like ...


The Anatomy of a Great Post Comment (Guest Post)

If you are a seasoned blogger or just an avid blog reader, you would know the importance of leaving a good comment behind. So, today, I am r...


The stigma that kills...

Pic source: gameanna/ A woman named Natasha Sultan was recently spared a jail term for killing her infant daughter ...


Toddler Tales (20): The Concealer

Living in our house nowadays is like being on a perpetual treasure hunt. That's because Little Dude has created a new hobby of hiding ...


Eight hidden blogging mistakes

This week, I had the honour of writing a guest post for  +Cropped Stories . What I like about Elena's blog is that she writes on a wid...


Seven steps to a superb guest post

In my mind, the question is not whether to write a guest post or not, but how, where and when! Once you've been blogging long enough to ...


Five pet peeves of toddlers

It's hard to get inside the mind of a toddler, but one thing is for sure - when they don't like something, they make sure you know...

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