abu dhabi supermoon


It’s a quiet, calm Saturday morning, I woke up early with the kids and fed the dogs. I made coffee and pancakes for the family, got everyone settled and finally, finally, am able to retreat to the office by myself for the first time in a very long time. Hallelujah! It’s comical how, no matter […]

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Summer 2016

We are approaching the end of our second summer season living in Abu Dhabi. Hard to believe we’ve been here more than a year and a half already. We took note that other people tend to leave during the summer, and followed suit this year; however, we got lucky in how the timing of everything […]


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 […]


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, […]


One Year Post-Sweden

I can’t believe that it’s been a full year since we moved out of Sweden. Absolutely nothing has gone as expected, hoped for, or planned – unless you take into account that going into jobs/situations like this you really can’t expect things to. It’s all good, though. Sometimes, dare I say, that’s part of the […]