Why? Well pregnancy happened. Boobs grew to a ridiculous size and of course all I wanted was comfort. But then, I started to look into the dangers of wired bras and why they are not recommended during pregnancy. I ended up doing some more reading and research about this topic. Most of the stuff I… Continue reading Why I Don’t Wear Wired Bras.
Before I was a mother or a mummy-to-be, I had a big interest in fashion and following trends. I spent a lot of my free time shopping or window-shopping. Most of my hard-earned cash at that time was probably spent in the malls, vintage shops and online, scouring for the next item to complete a… Continue reading From Fashion Conscious to Fashion-Unconscious🤦🏾♀️
1 -Safety As a single young woman moving abroad, safety was really important. I couldn't believe (and 4 years later I still can't) how safe this country is! Literally, people leaving their phones, purses, wallets unattended in restaurants and cafes while they leave the table. I was in shock because if that was London, safe… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About Dubai
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
I'm currently going through a lifestyle change in that I'm really trying my best to have everything organic and as natural as possible. In this post I'm going to be sharing a few of the other natural changes I've made outside of diet. Cleaning. Now that my little Jija is starting to become very active… Continue reading Lifestyle changes: Natural and Organic Products
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
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
"Love yourself. A mother's body is an amazing place. After all, it is where the world began." Quotes like these do help a lot when I get really down about my postpartum body. With social media it's really hard to stop comparing yourself to others. I constantly see all these fit mums and their snap-back… Continue reading Post-baby body: Snap Back?!
Hey hey heeeey! Welcome to my first post. Thought the polite thing to do is to give a little background info on me and my little family before we kick off this whole mummy-blogging-thing... Me: The name is Amina, first time mummy to the most gorgeous girl on the planet (as any mum would say… Continue reading Who am I?