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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Al Barsha Park

One of my family's frequently visited place these days is Al Barsha Park. It is summer break and my daughter has recently learned how to ride a bike so we are enjoying the outdoors. It can get extremely hot in Dubai during the summer so the best time to go is early morning or at … Continue reading Al Barsha Park

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

Ski Dubai

It is summer time! What better way to beat the heat in Dubai than spending a day at -4 degrees? On my daughter's 5th birthday, we decided to have a family day at Ski Dubai. Here's a recap of our recent visit! We started with ski lessons. Adults and kids do it at the same … Continue reading Ski Dubai

Jump Boxx – Uptown Mirdiff

I know a lot of moms are very cautious when it comes to what and where kids play. I, for one, always worry when letting my kid play on a trampoline as a bad landing may cause serious injury. I also don't like that some play areas (will not disclose the names) have unsupervised trampolines … Continue reading Jump Boxx – Uptown Mirdiff

Interview with THE NATIONAL

I would like to share this newspaper clip from today's issue of THE NATIONAL. I was interviewed along with other moms regarding our experience in securing school places for our kids this coming school year. Read it on Page 1 and 6 I hope everyone has secured places in the schools and enjoying the summer … Continue reading Interview with THE NATIONAL

Cassie Cat Trunki

We got our daughter a Trunki for Christmas. It was one of the things she wished for that Santa would bring her. And because we were also going to travel to Manila, I was eager to get one for her. I didn't want to bring a stroller because I knew it would be difficult to … Continue reading Cassie Cat Trunki