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Ask the Doctor: Scarlet Fever!

I’d like to call myself a ‘Scarlet Fever expert’ now after both my children have had it in the last 3 months! It is becoming a more and more common illness striking Europe (again!) Scarlet fever… yes the same illness which killed so many in the Victorian Era throughout USA and Europe… In worst cases […] Read more…

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Rock Paper Scissors: DIY Fairies in a Jar

Fairy lantern jars! The perfect nightlight for any little boy or girl! Or imagine placing these outside your garden at night? To get started, you will need the following supplies: Clear glass jar (preferably without writing on it) White tissue paper Fairy silhouette cutouts (I purchased mine on Etsy but you could also cut out […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Boonge Hair Clips

Who doesn’t love a good collection of hair clips? Thank you Edwina (Seashells on the Palm) for putting me in touch with your friend Boonge from Korea! If you didn’t know… I have loved hair clips (especially cute ones originating from Asia) since I was a little kid. We used to live next door to […] Read more…

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Product Review: KINN Beauty & Home

*NOT a paid post. I was sent these products as a friendly gesture for an interview I took part in* I used to hear myself raising my voice in panic while cleaning the house! “NATE! Stay away! These are dangerous chemicals! DON’T touch!”. He would then ask me… “But Mommy, why are YOU touching it […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Christmas Gift Hampers!

*This is NOT a paid post! I just wanted to share this great deal with you in time for the holidays!* Are you starting to get a bit panicky? Christmas is a mere 11 days away!  These gift hampers could save you some major drama and stress in your life! They make a perfect gift for […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Fall Wardrobe from Children’s Place

Here are some of my (and the kiddies) top picks from the new Children’s Place fall collection! My FAV time of year! Pumpkin spiced lattes, fresh air and layers! You can shop at Children’s Place (America’s No.1 kids brand) at 9 different malls in Dubai (HERE) with more locations in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujeirah, RAK & Al Ain! Ruby […] Read more…

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Giveaway: Children’s Place Gift Voucher

Which of you Mama’s wants to win a 300 AED gift voucher to shop at Children’s Place?   Children’s Place is voted America’s number 1 brand for kids & teens! Lot’s of fun and trendy outfits for boys & girls! To be in the winning is easy! Comment on my Instagram page (HERE) @mommyindubai under […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Back-To-School ‘Kids Nook’

*NOT a paid post* As much as I enjoy preparing the children for back to school with new shiny school shoes, backpacks and supplies; I also think it is equally important to create a nice space for them to relax once they arive home from school! A comfortable place to chill out, read, study & […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Guess Kids Back To School!

*Not a paid post* The countdown is on! Slowly the expat community is trickling back into the desert, gearing up for a new school year! We checked out the new Guess Back To School range just the other week and we are here to share it with you! They also have a great offer on! […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Al Tamimi Stables Petting Farm

Looking for a fun family activity to beat the heat this summer? Al Tamimi Stables Petting Farm (my favourite mobile petting farm in UAE) has set up shop at Modhesh World (Dubai World Trade Centre) until mid August. Come and meet your favourite friends at Al Tamimi Stables! A petting farm designed to show your children […] Read more…

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Holidays: Preparing Your Home For Summer Holidays

Many of us are en route to our home countries (or fun new destinations) in the coming days/weeks. Which means our homes will be left unattended for several weeks (or even months) subjected to extreme heat + sand + dust. Here is how I prepare our home before leaving for the summer: Switch off all water outlets After […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Summer Camp “Aspire Gymnastics”

*This is NOT a sponsored post* If my kids were here in Dubai for the summer I would definitely be signing them up for Aspire Gymnastics summer camp! Ruby has been going to this gym for almost 2 years now and our entire family LOVES it! The coaches are amazing along with the quality of training […] Read more…

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Rock, Paper, Scissors: “Hair Pompoms”

Pompoms are one of this years hottest trends! You can find them on everything from tops, sandals, handbags and more! I especially love them in HAIR (pigtails) So cute! Here is an easy and inexpensive tutorial to make your very own! What you Need: Yarn Thin but sturdy cardboard Pen or marker Scissors Small cup […] Read more…

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Giveaway: Win a Nokia 3! #UniteFor

What would YOU #UniteFor? The new Nokia smartphone campaign has created a powerful video with the “Sharing Fridges” community group in UAE. You can watch it {HERE}. The video celebrates bringing people together from all walks of life, irrespective of culture, religion, nationality or social status. A crew from Finland flew in for the project to interview members […] Read more…

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Fun Find: LEGOLAND Special Offers!

LEGOLAND Dubai has announced new opening hours, offers and activities during Ramadan! The park will open daily from 4pm-midnight & LEGOLAND Water Park will operate from 10am-7pm. Isn’t this Ramadan deal great?! 145 AED per person for 1 park or AED 195 for 2 parks (LEGOLAND Dubai or LEGOLAND Water Park). For those UAE residents that like […] Read more…

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