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What’s Next for Dubai?

By Busy Mommy - Friday, May 3, 2013

One thing I love about Dubai is that Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of the Emirate, really doesn’t think there is anything out of reach. Every week a new initiative is… Read more…

The Entertainer Vouchers Going to Waste…Again

By Busy Mommy - Wednesday, October 3, 2012

It’s already October and once again we’ve hardly used any of the vouchers in our Entertainer Family book. We get the book every year and end up using enough vouchers… Read more…

My Son’s 5th Grade Teacher is…

By Busy Mommy - Sunday, September 9, 2012

Superwoman! I don’t mean to boast, but last night I read the welcome letter from my son’s teacher and this woman sounds pretty awesome. The first thing that came to… Read more…

Essentials for Japanese Expats in Dubai

By Busy Mommy - Thursday, September 6, 2012

I’ve finally found the information for the Japanese playgroup and language group. This information is probably easy to find for Japanese expats from Japan, but for people like me who… Read more…

Getting Ready for Pre-School

By Busy Mommy - Thursday, September 6, 2012

For weeks I’ve been reading my friends’ status updates on Facebook and Twitter … every one of them that has kids has been counting down the days until the kids… Read more…

Reconnecting with my Japanese Heritage…in Dubai?!

By Busy Mommy - Tuesday, August 28, 2012

I’m not sure if I’ve made this clear or not but I love being Japanese. I love Japanese food, Japanese variety TV shows, J-Pop music and most of all the… Read more…

Do I LOOK Like I’m Pregnant?!?

By Busy Mommy - Monday, August 27, 2012

People always say that pregnant women are “radiant,” “glowing” and “beautiful.” I’m not sure I agree either way, but the last 3 times I’ve been asked if I was pregnant… Read more…

Funny Busy Family Quotes

By Busy Mommy - Thursday, August 16, 2012

I swear some days I wish we had a film crew documenting our lives. I know most families have their funny moments but my family is like a side show…. Read more…

Ramadan for Newbies in Dubai

By Busy Mommy - Sunday, August 12, 2012

One of my biggest worries before moving to Dubai was that I’d do something to offend Muslims and get sent off to jail or deported. My knowledge of Dubai, the… Read more…

Another Summer Ramadan for the UAE

By Busy Mommy - Friday, July 6, 2012

Busy Family has lived in Dubai for 3 years and we have yet to miss a Summer…until this year! Unlike most expats, I actually like staying in Dubai during the… Read more…

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