The big 30 and what to expect

I am 30! I actually had my birthday in July, so I am already over 30! I feel old! And yes, yes I know the age is just a number, but I don`t mean old as in mentally tired, but physically old! I went to two different doctors last week, for two different complains and…

Going to nursery- what to prepare

Our little girl is going to nursery this September. At the time of her enrollment she will be exactly two and a half. I always thought that kids need to socialize from very early age and I do believe they really do, but nursery is a different story.

Why comparing children is wrong

I want to write about this for a very long time. In fact I think I have so much to say, that I will most certainly miss something. My daughter is now 2 years old and for the past 20 something months I have met with many different mums on very different occasions. I also…

Potty training made easy

As a mother of a toddler I was dreading the moment of potty training. In fact I was reading so little about it that from all the materials out there I could only remember that the good age to start is 25 months (or at least someone said that somewhere). But time really fly and…

Leaving your child with nanny

Going to work after having a baby is challenging on it`s own, but when you have to leave your child at home with some random person you will require all the strength in the world! Unlike our home countries we rarely have our parents living with us in Dubai, so having a nanny is not…

Starting baby on solid food- all you need to know

Starting baby on solid food usually comes with loads of questions. As is everything related to raising a child for that matter ๐Ÿ™‚ As a person who like to spend time in the kitchen I was so excited to make my daughter`โ€‹s first portions of real solid food.

Christmas gift ideas for him and her

Some might say it`s too early, some (like me) already started to think about it! Yes, Christmas is just around the corner, and we are getting ready! I like anything related to Christmas and the month of December. The festive mood, good food, red and green

Spooky Halloween party at home

Last weekend we had Poppy`s very first Halloween party at home. It was so much fun to share it with many of her little friends. And even though the majority of them are too small to understand (or even talk for that matter),