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Living La Vida Loca: IUDs in Abu Dhabi

After having my second child, I decided I really didn’t want to have any more children until…well, indefinitely. Since I’m not really a fan of birth control pills I decided to explore the option of the intrauterine device (IUD). When I asked people about it,…

Arabian Nights Village: Serenity, At Last

My experience with local desert safaris has been limited to the cheap, run-of-the-mill tourist packages based out of Dubai. To a newcomer who isn’t seeking the romanticized ambience I had envisioned, these fit the bill nicely. Escape the bustling city, bash some dunes, and feast…

Post-Baby Fashion

I went through a rough time after I had my first baby, vanity-wise. I went from being a size 4US/8-10UK, men whistling and hissing at me as I walked down the street figure to something I couldn’t quite figure out (I was happy with the…

Friendships After Having Kids

Having a baby will change many things. Career, body and relationships just to name a few.  Your bond with your partner will take a new direction, the kinship among your family members will be different and your relationships with your friends will be turned upside…