Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

We've been in the UAE for over a decade yet we have not visited a couple of important landmarks in the country. Today we decided to take our daughter out on a boat ride to see Dubai's Old Souk. This is the Abra. It is used as a daily transportation connecting Bur Dubai and Deira. … Continue reading Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

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Ear Piercing

I made a conscious decision not to pierce my daughter’s ears when she was born. My hubby supported the idea. I talked about it on my previous blog post 2 years ago. I wanted ear-piercing to be a rite of passage. She surprised us when she requested to get her ears pierced before she turned … Continue reading Ear Piercing

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Here's a delicious recipe for Chicken breast that kids will surely love. Ingredients: 1. Chicken Breast 2. Onions 3. Mushrooms (I prefer fresh but this is what we have at the moment) 4. Cooking Cream 5. Chicken cubes (dissolve in 1 cup of hot water) 6. Salt and Pepper 7. Olive Oil Cooking Steps: 1. … Continue reading Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Totally Random!

My daughter is a very curious kid. The moment she starts learning new things from school, she shares it with us at home and it becomes a topic of conversation for a couple of days. The nursery recently took the kids to a fire station. That fueled her curiosity about community helpers and the role … Continue reading Totally Random!

Best Butter Chicken in Town

If you love butter chicken as much as we do, one Indian Restaurant that you shouldn't miss in Dubai is Asha's Restaurant. My hubby and I share the same craving for butter chicken. I do not eat most spicy Indian dishes so we requested everything mild spicy. These are two of the most popular dishes … Continue reading Best Butter Chicken in Town

Star Chart

We started using a star chart when my daughter was 3 years old. At first I was very skeptical that it would actually work on a toddler but lo' and behold! it is one of the best thing I introduced in our household. To give you an idea, here's our first star chart: The Star … Continue reading Star Chart

School Hunting for my 4-year Old

I never thought it would be a challenge to register a kid into Kindergarten, until recently, my 4 year-old daughter attended an assessment day at a school which name I will not mention on this blog. In case you find that strange, yes, I am talking about 4-year old kids going to be assessed whether … Continue reading School Hunting for my 4-year Old