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…

It Comes in a Box

It seems like prepackaged subscription boxes of handy dandy solutions are all the rage at the moment, and I am a huge supporter of this particular fad! When I became a mom, the word convenient took on a whole new meaning in my dictionary. If things…

Top Gifts for New Mom (that you can find here!)

Welcome to the mother lode (no pun intended) of gift ideas for new moms, guaranteed to rank you as number one friend on your expectant friend’s roster. You’re welcome! I won’t waste any time and just get right to it: 1.  Baby memories I came across…

Unique Father’s Day Finds

I have to admit something: in the years since moving to Abu Dhabi, I have increasingly downplayed the celebration of Mother’s Day, to the disadvantage of my wife. This isn’t intentional, and seems to have resulted from the confusion amidst the utter ubiquity of various…