My first birth story

Just 5 years late but I finally got down to writing my first birth story. Part of the reason is that I was still not ready to talk about it to anyone apart from close friends. It was traumatic, to say the least. Alhumdulillah I was not handed the short end of the stick like…

Washmen – the new on demand laundry service in Dubai

Even if we own a washing machine, we have to venture out to use a Laundry cleaning service for those “special” clothes. Be it work suits, wedding gowns, doctors coats, or even just everyday laundry for busy women. But if you have been to a laundry service you know the hassle involved. Sort clothes, count…

Good Night Books – An ebook app review

On our trip to Washington DC during summer, I got Manaal a goodnight book from a souvenir shop. There are 2 things I try to always buy wherever we travel, a fridge magnet for me and a book (if there’s one for that particular country or city) for Manaal. Last time we got a book…

1000 books before kindergarten – App Review

If you follow me on social media, you know that this week me and my daughter completed reading 120 books, since last March. This is ofcourse not the exact number of books she has read/heard so far. I have been reading to her since she was 3 days old (The Magic Faraway Tree book 1…

Best Cafes In Dubai To Work From Or Study At! 

I have been a “student” my whole life. Since I was 2.5, until now. Which also means that I have been studying all my life. Be it summer, winter, hail or storm. I always have exams that I have to study for 😦 . It was so much simpler when I was in school and college….

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Lotion – The Perfect Affair!!

My February treat from Palmer’s Middle East is here and this one was quite a treat as my DH got one too!! We received the kit just in time for Valentine’s Day and hubby got me an apple watch for a present so it was quite amusing. My husband was pleasantly surprised because as we all…

Estelle Oud by Western Valley Avenue – Perfume Review

A lot has been going on in the last few months, including a makeover for my blog. I also introduced a few new categories I have been wanting to write about. One of them being Friday Fragrances. So first and foremost, I am a fragrance freak! I love fragrances in any form, size or shape…

How Being An Emergency Medicine Resident Trains You For Motherhood

For lay people : Residency means postgraduate training of a doctor after mbbs. So the time they serve in a hospital while specialising in a specific field, and studying at the same time. At the end of that training period, doctors have to pass a board exam to be certified specialists in that field. It…