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Questions About Moving to Dubai

Are you planning to move to Dubai? Or recently moved to this wonderful city? I receive emails and private messages on my social media pages daily. Mother’s, expectant mother’s and father’s from all over the world with tons of questions they need answered. I am here to answer them ALL for you:) Below are a […] Read more…

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To Snoop or Not To Snoop?

I was recently told a story that I just can’t shake off my mind. My mom told me this story which happened to her friend’s best friend. It makes me sick to my stomach and really confused about society and how twisted the World can be. Before I share it, I want to ask you […] Read more…

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Top 5 Tips To Get You Ready For Back To School!

Ladies…it’s that time of year to start thinking about back to school. Summer is drawing to an end and soon our tiny tots will be back in class. This commercial kinda sorta makes me laugh:) They play it back home in Canada each year! Here are my Top 5 Tips to get you back and […] Read more…

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Does Everyone Really Love MarineLand?

After years of watching this commercial on TV (featured just below) where I dreamed of the day I would be lucky enough to pet a Beluga Whale, it FINALLY happened! I was able to experience this phenomenon with both my child and my mother at MarineLand in Niagara Falls. The staff was very kind and […] Read more…

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Snack Attack! Apple Waffles

Have a hungry little hippo at your hands? This recipe can be made within minutes to feed a rumbly tummy. Virtually mess free too! Think breakfast, midday snack or even dessert! Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or Greek yogurt and you will be winnin’ some major brownie points! Since mine are little chocolate […] Read more…

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DIY Hair Mask

I have always wondered what it would feel like to make my own beauty products at home. When I found this avocado hair conditioning recipe in a magazine I was really keen to test it out. Lucky for me, I had an avocado that was ready to say bye-bye (too ripe for my liking). Ingredients: […] Read more…

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Expat Brat or NOT…

I really love summer as it means I get to spend quality time with family that I have not seen for the past year in parts of Canada & Austria. Along with every perk comes a downfall…It is barely August and I am already thinking of throwing in the towel and heading back to the […] Read more…

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I Can’t Believe I Just Said That…

My list of excuses with my kids is starting to look and sound pathetic. Sometimes I find it hard to believe what I am actually spewing out of my own mouth. 1. Get over here right now or I am going to be very angry…never happens! This usually provokes the kids to act even crazier! […] Read more…

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The Perfect Summertime Salad!

This salad screams SUMMER! It is also paired with all of my most treasured things to snack + nibble on. I can’t get enough of it! I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner! It is simply delicious and refreshing.Ingredients: 4 mini cucumbers OR 1 large English cucumber A small bunch of fresh mint […] Read more…

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AMAZING Offer!

This is an unbeatable offer and is completely EXCLUSIVE to all my Mommy in Dubai fans! Enchante is my favorite photographer/studio in Dubai. In fact the images that scroll on the main part of my blog are all shot by Shyrell of Enchante.Her work is beyond amazing and so is this summer special. You only […] Read more…

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"You have to go to school. Just think of it as a way to spend your day. There will be many Jessika Shroeders. All you have to do is find their weaknesses and pick on it. "

Skeletons Of My Past Are Still Haunting Me…

Coming home to Canada and staying at my parent’s is always bitter sweet. I find comfort and peace in the warmth of their cozy home. I find love in their caring arms and joy in their voices. Yet when I start to rummage through my old belongings, a lot of chords are struck within my […] Read more…

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Random Things I miss When Away From UAE…

I never, ever thought I would be talking about such a silly thing! Do you know what I am missing this summer on my travels? 1) The handheld hose from the bathrooms & bidets in Dubai. It comes in great use for: The kids when baby wipes are not in arms reach When the kids […] Read more…

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It’s All About the Paper!

I am obsessed with contact paper! The kids have spent hours having craft time with it and I can’t even complain that they are making a mess. It is genius! You can buy contact paper (clear one sided sticky paper) in rolls or A4 size sheets. I personally like the A4 size as it is […] Read more…

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Freshly Picked Summer Finds

I have rallied up a few different ideas on how you can keep busy during this last little bit of (hot) (hot) summer heat! The kids will be heading back to school in just over one months time (which will be here before you know it) (1)  Creche Out is the only place I feel comfortable […] Read more…

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I was thinking..

I was seated on the bus in Vienna yesterday (public transport is faster than driving). I was alone for a change, no kids in tow. I watched fondly at mother in her 30’s helping her two boys which looked about 3 & 5 years of age. They were coming back from a bike ride. She was […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Gap Kids & Baby Gap Summer 2015 Collection

Did you know that one of my addictions is Gap Kids & BabyGap? ESPECIALLY when it involves a shopping date with my Mom!  Boy does that woman go bananas for the store just like I do, possibly even more:) I can’t recall how many care packages my Mom sends the kids throughout the year that involve […] Read more…

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