‘First Year of Motherhood’ -advice I would give myself

I did it, I survived! My beautiful baby girl is 1 year old, Mashallah. Below are 5 things I'd tell myself a year ago when I was brand new to this thing called motherhood.1. Sleep. Will. Come.All new mums know this struggle. The first few months of motherhood was all about sleep (or lack of!).… Continue reading ‘First Year of Motherhood’ -advice I would give myself

‘Expat Hooyo’ series: Umm Taymiyya

Our expat mum feature this week is by the lovely Ayan (Umm_Taymiyya). Check out her lovely expat story! Where do you live? I live in Doha, Qatar. Where are you from? I'm a Somali from London. How long have you been an Expat Hooyo? I've been an expat hooyo for almost 3 years! It honestly doesn't… Continue reading ‘Expat Hooyo’ series: Umm Taymiyya

‘Expat Hooyo’ series: HealthyBitesWithAyan

The first hooyo to feature on this new series is the lovely Ayan from HealthyBitesWithAyan. She has shared her exciting story of being an expat mum with us. Asalamu alikum my name is Ayan and I live in Saudi Arabia with my husband and 3 amazing daughters. Almost 8 years ago myself and my then… Continue reading ‘Expat Hooyo’ series: HealthyBitesWithAyan

How to keep your kids safe on social media

If you do choose to post pictures and videos of your child on a public platform then please make sure you think of the following safety precautions as you never know what bad cyber people could be paying extra attention to your posts. There's been many a cases of identity thefts or worse. Location. Make… Continue reading How to keep your kids safe on social media

Mysterious Girl? -Social media privacy and kids

"Snapchat will delete it after 24 hours anyway!" So, I have a lot of friends and family asking me why I don't post pictures or videos that show Khadija's face. It's a simple answer: me and hubby both chose not to give Khadija a social media footprint until she's old enough to decide for herself… Continue reading Mysterious Girl? -Social media privacy and kids