5 Tips for exclusively breastfeeding

Exclusively breastfeeding is not an easy task but the benefits are so worth it! Here are some top tips I learnt from exclusively breastfeeding for 17 months, hoping it might help out a new mama out there somewhere. Learn to ignore others' opinions In general when you first become a mum, you'll get a lot… Continue reading 5 Tips for exclusively breastfeeding

From Fashion Conscious to Fashion-Unconscious🤦🏾‍♀️

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🤦🏾‍♀️

5 Things I Love About Dubai

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

‘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

Hooyo taught me… (20 life lessons I learnt from my Mother)

Hooyo taught me that I shouldn't fear anyone but Allah (God). Hooyo taught me that beauty comes from within and to love the skin I'm in. Hooyo taught me the power of dua (prayer). Hooyo taught me that family is the most important thing in the world. Hooyo taught me that I am loved unconditionally.… Continue reading Hooyo taught me… (20 life lessons I learnt from my Mother)

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

Post-baby body: Snap Back?!

"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?!

Who am I?

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?