Simple Summer Berry Cooler

“What are we going to do this afternoon Mummy?” I hear this phrase on a daily basis and its now soaring towards the 40s here in Dubai, so as you can imagine being outside mid-afternoon after the school run is pretty much off limits. So, what can we do that keeps the kids busy and […]

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What six and a half years of parenting have taught me

For the past six and half years of my life, two little girls have completely stolen my heart. I could talk about how proud I am of all their achievements, but instead, I want to talk about what the past six and half years have taught me! I had Lola in my life for 5 […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today we celebrate Mother’s everywhere for their tireless dedication, a love that knows no bounds and the sheer amount of selflessness to ensure their little and grown-up people are nurtured, loved and happy. To all Mothers To my own beautiful Mum, my Mother in Law and my Grandmothers, thank you for raising me and teaching […]

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Big Love to all of the Mums

Us Mums may have different ways of doing the parent thing, but fundamentally we are all on the same path, raising our little people with all the love in our hearts so that they may reach their potentials one day. Status Mum If I were to put a label on my current parent status then […]

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Six reasons why my daughters make me a better person

My daughters are currently at an age where I am intrinsically involved in their everyday lives. From the moment they wake, till the second I watch them nod off to sleep. I carefully plan and watch over them, protecting and nurturing them and try my best to ensure their happiness even if it makes me […]

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14 Days Of Gratitude : Reducing Motherhood Stress

Mummying is a constant of crazy, wonderful and tough old days. Through the haze of the goings on we can often miss the small things. Stress takes over and things can seem a bit, shoddy. My Mummying life is no exception, I am often caught up in stress inducing situations. It’s usually involving me frantically looking […]

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How to not worry like a Mother…

If like me, you skipped out of the parental nest whistling a merry tune to begin your adulting life, only soon to be met with the realities of 13 hour shifts, bills, and learning how to do things for yourself, then you would probably agree that worrying and feeling anxious, is, it seems, part and […]

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3 reasons why I need to Woman Up in 2018

Woman up and get off the sofa! OK I am motivated as I do excercise, and I relalise this is the most cliché new year resolution, but I am desperate to get back, or close to, my pre Frankie clothes. Or one peice of clothing in paticular, it’s the one item of my clothing that sees […]

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Mum’s on the naughty list..

This week saw the annual Gingerbread House Building Contest here in Dubai at our local golf club. The contest is quite something with over a 100 kids taking part. Although a lot of fun, there is some fierce competition going on from both kids and parents. It’s something we have done every year since moving […]

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A letter to my daughters 

Dear Lola and Francesca, My sweet girls. Before you, I could only imagine what life would be like having children. I would try to think what you would look like. Would you have my nose or Daddy’s? Would you have blue or green eyes? When the both of you were born you were more beautiful […]

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