Safe, clean and child-friendly, the UAE is a wonderful place to raise a family. There are, however, a few idiosyncrasies that often make newbies or visitors gasp with astonishment – but, give it a few months, and they’ve become so engrained that you’ve stopped noticing them. Here are 17 things that only expat mums living in the UAE will understand…May 27, 2017
If you’d rather sit at home in your pyjamas than dash across town for a playdate, or you dream of politely telling your in-laws to back off when it comes to their ‘well-meaning’ parenting advice, it’s time to let go of the guilt and stand up for your new-mum rightsMarch 02, 2017
There's a new army of help for hire, ready to guide you through every aspect of parenthood, from potty training to night feeds. Aoife Stuart-Madge discovers why the parent support industry is booming
From marriage certificates to baby passports and visas, so much documentation is required to give birth in the UAE that at first it’s just plain confusing. Here’s your pregnancy- and newborn-paperwork action plan...
Help get your little one off to a flying start in life with these easy ways to inspire the mind
Jacky Neal, 44, is mum to nine children and a stepson. Between their classes and running the house we managed to catch up with this busy lady…
Lebanese Rehana Abou El Hosn founded the parent-support centre Babies and Beyond after her own experience with postnatal depression. Here she tells us why she's passionate about helping mums in the UAE