Blaming “Jealousy”

As a parent I am riddled with self-doubt, therefore prone to second-guessing and overanalyzing every new obstacle thrown at me on this parenting journey. Like most, my fundamental desire is to raise happy children with intrinsic hearts of gold. So when faced with tough situations,…

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…

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…