Relationships

With partner, family, in laws, kids

Biracial Families

A few months ago, there was a minor uproar in the US about a Cheerios commercial where some viewers were unhappy with the representation of a mixed ethnicity couple. I ran to YouTube, thinking there was something this couple was doing that must be offensive.…

Signing Out and Logging In

I didn’t consciously make any new year’s resolutions – the date was just a coincidence, but on December 31st I closed all of my social media accounts. As social media de-toxes are all the rage, it’s a pretty acceptable excuse. So when I failed to…

Sheikha Love: Sunset at the Mina Port

Let’s be honest.  You will never hear us complain about having a few hours to ourselves where we can get dolled up and then enjoy a night on the town with our spouse.   Especially here, given all the luxury and swanky hotels and restaurants in…

Staycationing in the Middle of Nowhere

Back home before we came here, our family used to spend a lot of time in the outdoors- taking trips to the countryside, hiking, exploring the natural world around us. Since moving here, between the summer temperatures that prohibit spending anytime outdoors and the centralization…