PARENTING

kids, pregnancy, birth, parents-to-be

Surviving the Beginning of Marriage

I don’t let my daughter watch Disney Princess Fairytales. It’s not because I’m a feminist (which I am) or because I think she shouldn’t be watching TV (which I do) but because I don’t want her to grow up with a skewed belief that love…

5 Kid-free Days in Langkawi

I couldn’t close the door. It was 11:30 PM and the house was asleep – except for the husband and I, tiptoeing out the front door, suitcase in tow. Suitcase. Singular. One bag for two people. This hasn’t happened in four years: were were going…

Escape the Minivan: Chevy Traverse

A big family means you need big cars. Having a large, cool-looking SUV seems to be Abu Dhabi’s standard, regardless of family size – look at all that empty cargo space behind the single, young driver! But when your family grows to two adults, two children, and a baby – that is…