Masterclass with Chef Tarek

Now I’m not a professional cook and I pat my back after flatlaying fish fingers, chips and beans on a plate, but cooking shows I LOVE. I like to think I am taking mental notes, so I know what to do with the frozen meat in the freezer I bought a while back in attempt…

The Etiquette’s of Spa for Spa Virgins

So I’ve never been to a spa before (an unheard of statement in Dubai I know), until I won a voucher. With the voucher I booked a spa experience at YHI spa for a Swedish massage with a private jacuzzi, sauna, pool and gym access. But to be honest, I only cared about the massage…

Things you Learn during the toddler years

You need to anticipate toddler hulk tantrums faster. And be able to run faster. Much faster. The guy opening Kinder Egg suprises on YouTube is the only other male voice you’ll hear. The toddler no longer sits in the buggy, chair, trolley, carseat, bed or toilet. The bribery levels are off the scale, “mummy will…

Breakdown of the First 12 months of Baby

The second offspring is in the 12 month mark and I’M BAWLING. How the F has she existed for a year. A YEAR?! So here’s a breakdown of the first 12 months for you to take note: Month One Two words: smooth and perfect. Yeah that’s what your tummy area used to look like. Forget…

Cool & Cool Travel Kit Product Review

Cool & Cool is a baby product range that includes skin care, personal care, mother & baby care, wipes, tissues and detergents available in 25 countries around the world, so I’ve decided to see if the products are worth it. All the products I have used on myself (because I wouldn’t give my kids something…

6 New Year (New Me) Resolutions

Ha! You already know that’s bollocks. But I do love that you can kickstart a new year by following all those resolutions you made 5 years ago that only lasted till Feburary. It’s like an imaginary kick up the backside that teaches you absouleting effing nothing. But we make them anyway because it is who…

Annoying Things You Can Say to a Mother of a Boy and Girl

What is up with wierd people and their wierdish gob? .. It’s like suddenly everyone has something to commentate about our family life without actually going through pregnancy and labour of OUR own kids. Questions like “so when will you try for a girl/boy?” to those of us with the same gender kids or even…

What Happens to Date Night after Having Kids?

A question I used to ask myself while sitting on the sofa, in need of a shower, absolutely knackered but wouldn’t dare move an inch as the newborn is sleeping on my chest, while I cry into his bib. As the day-to-day routine continue to merge into maintaining a household, looking after the child, then…

DUBAI PLATINUM CINEMA Experience by Reel Cinemas @ Dubai Mall

This was my first time going to the platinum cinema screens at Dubai Mall by Reel Cinemas because me and the husband haven’t been to the cinema together for the past 3 YEARS ?! So we decided to go for the luxury experience and boy was it luxury or what! Reel Cinemas Platinum Screen Dubai…

Postpartum Hair Loss. The Tips.

Did you have thick lushious hair while pregnant? Yeah me neither. But it was decent to look at right? And now here we are, 7 months post baby, hair falling in clumps, bald patches and wierd baby hair. It’s hard enough surviving through the pregnancy, the labour, lack of sleep and your body going completely…

The Tired Weapy Hulk

I’m at my absolute wits end with these kids. Good Lord give me strength! So for the past week it’s just been virtual hell. Bubba is starting to nap for a shorter amount of time and therefore up to no good all day. He’s not eating properly and I came to find out his back…