In light of recent political events, I think it's about time for a little reflection. Everything in my news feed has been so negative lately that I'm finding it hard to focus on anything else. Enter: the #iamgratefulfor 30 day positivity and gratitude challenge. These so-called challenges have been floating around social platforms for years. … Continue reading Join me for this social media challenge!
Yes, you read that right! A company called Sacred Legacy Arts based in the States and founded in 2014 by mom of two (and one on the way) Kelly, creates unique keepsake pieces that incorporate inclusions of your choice - breast milk, umbilical stump, locks of hair, ashes, fabric, flowers or even placenta!There's no doubt … Continue reading Breast milk and DNA Jewelry: Gross or Gorgeous?
Kelly Louise George hails from England and is mom to 18 month old Lolita Star. Kelly started her businesses Bouncing Buddha Dubai in October 2015 and Flow Middle East October of this year. How long have you been in the UAE and what brought you here? I came to Dubai in the beginning of 2008 to … Continue reading Meet the Mompreneur: Kelly from Bouncing Buddha Dubai
I'll be honest, I'm pretty good at keeping secrets but I was bursting at the seams with this one and now that I can finally share it, listen up... OK, just to clear it upfront, I'm not pregnant... (phew!) but this is just as exciting! Mom 2 Boys in Dubai started as a way for … Continue reading I’ve got some VERY exciting news!
Motherhood comes with the wonderful excitement and fear of the unknown. Lucky for us, answers are now just a click away which previously would have had to wait for the next doctor's visit (pssh, who needs them anyway..?). To illustrate, I've compiled some of the Google gems that I remember searching for, not that the … Continue reading “What does newborn poop look like” and other Google searches
This was my first time going to Marina Souq (which I initially thought was in the Marina area - go figure!). Adam was at school and Tarek at work so the in-laws, Alex and I decided we would go visit the popular day market. To be honest, I was just happy to go somewhere that … Continue reading We sussed out Marina Souq
Routine Mom 1: 5am gym, 7am school run, 9am coffee morning, 11am brunch date Mom 2: 7.30am rush to school, 8.30am rush to work, survive the rest of the day Mom 3: 8am WAKE UP WE'RE LATE Attire Mom 1: dresses like Carrie Bradshaw Mom 2: yoga pants and T-shirt Mom 3: what … Continue reading There are 3 types of moms
Last week I decided to do a vlog which was completely unplanned. I turned the camera on and let life be life. Something strange happens when you do this. You start to notice the little things. You start to realise how much goes on that becomes "just another day". Watch the vlog here! From tears … Continue reading VLOG: A Day in my Life
Four words that chill me to the spine. Four words that changed my state of mind from extreme joy to overwhelming heartache. I had a miscarriage. She was just 8 gestational weeks when her tiny heart stopped beating. I believe it was a girl for some reason, although I will truthfully never know. I had … Continue reading I had a miscarriage
Young mamas will know the struggle of having to deal with the constant questions and remarks from other childless, know-better-than-you people. Now don't get me wrong, I have nothing against women who choose (or don't have a choice) to not have offspring in their early twenties or even at all. Rather, here is a compilation … Continue reading What I hate about being a young mom