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Archive for August, 2011

Stand Off at the Local Hypermarket

By Busy Mommy - Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I mainly do our grocery shopping at Carrefour in Mirdif City Centre because it’s convenient, close and has a decent variety of brands.  We usually go on Friday mornings to… Read more…

Reflections on Our First Year in Dubai

By Busy Mommy - Sunday, August 28, 2011

This past May we celebrated our 1st anniversary living in Dubai. I know I’m a bit late writing this, but I’ll use my favorite excuse of the moment, “Sorry, I… Read more…

The Kids Come Out at Night

By Busy Mommy - Monday, August 22, 2011

When we first moved out of the US, we lived in a small eastern European country.  Kids of all ages (with and without their parents) used to be out at… Read more…

Breastfeeding Update: Good News!

By Busy Mommy - Monday, August 15, 2011

Things have changed for the better! My nipples have healed well and I’m no longer in paralyzing pain while feeding. Getting Over the Hump I was dealing with a couple… Read more…

The Largest Shoe Collection I’ve Ever Seen!

By Busy Mommy - Monday, August 15, 2011

I don’t believe I’ve ever been to a mosque in America, and until our family trip to Oman last year, I actually hadn’t been to one in the Middle East… Read more…

Should Breastfeeding Moms Fast During Ramadan?

By Busy Mommy - Monday, August 1, 2011

Although I’m not a Muslim, living in an Islamic country has helped open my eyes to the lifestyle of mothers from a culture very different from my own. During Ramadan… Read more…

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