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Having A Baby In Abu Dhabi – Part 2

I am a big believer in sharing birth stories, usually more one-on-one with people; however, since this is an expat family blog, it’s worth sharing for others who may be interested or in the same situation.  Having a baby in Abu Dhabi was different from Sweden, yet still a great experience for us. I’ll touch on […]

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Taking Stock

Well, it has been a while, hasn’t it?   In the past three months we had a baby (no, no, I definitely HAD the baby), moved houses, and had both my parents come out to visit. Those are the big things – the exciting stuff! There were also appointments, and sicknesses, and deadlines, and more appointments, […]

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Having A Baby In Abu Dhabi

We’re having a baby, my baby and me! In the UAE! It’s a bit different from our first go-around, in Sweden. I’m in my third trimester now, so I’ll write a bit about how things have been going for me, kind of like I did before, just a general run-down of what it’s been like to […]

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I’m on to you Swedes…

For the past 2 and a half years I have honestly not understood the Swedish broom. Yeah, the household sweeping tool. I mean, I get it, but I really don’t. I understand the two-handed use of the broom/dustpan combo, but it’s so damn short! And even if you pay for one that isn’t super budget…it’s pretty much […]

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Baby Goods! 6-9 Months

Sometimes I feel like, why am I writing these kinds of posts? Most of the stuff is probably a big duh, and/or I sound like I think I’m the first parent ever. Uh, big no on the first parent ever thing…I know little to nothing about what I’m doing, especially compared to others. So, (if […]