Is JBR Family-Friendly? : Diana, Owner of TailmeStory Writes

Jumeirah Beach Residence or as most of us call JBR – is the strip across Dubai Marina, where a series of apartment blocks lay, facing the Arabian Gulf. A lot of tourists who come to Dubai choose to stay in this end of town for good reasons. If you’re planning on coming here for a […]

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A Hotel Pool Day with the family – How Much Does It Really Cost?

I’ve gotten somewhat addicted to a certain exclusive membership. You know, that membership that gives you unlimited access to most hotel pools and beaches in the UAE. If you know me personally, chances are I’ve tried to get you to join it as well. If you don’t know me, you’ve probably seen this same person […]

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Where to go to for babycinos in Dubai

With the toddlers growing up, it also means the extra little expense as they want to “drink coffee” like mummy. I don’t like paying for frothy milk with chocolate sprinkles on top. After many breakfast and coffee dates with the little ones, here’s my personal round up of where I like to bring the toddlers […]

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Privilee : Worth it or not ?

The following post was written in January 2019. Having been using it on and off for over 2 years now, Privilee is worth it depending on a lot of things – how often you go, how much you’ll spend on F&B, what you will use it for. If you would like to discuss, feel free […]

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#62 Getting a visa for our nanny under our own sponsorship in Dubai

I struggled to find one place that explained the entire process. I’m sure it’s there. So after a bit of googling, whatsapping mummy friends, searching on facebook groups, lots of phonecalls to numerous centres and running around, I got my maid/nanny’s visa completed. Here’s what we did for our nanny who was already in the […]

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Baby-friendly activities in Dubai : The not too expensive ones

You no longer have an income. You want to get out of the house because, as cute as your three-month old is – it’s nice to socialise with some adult people once in awhile. Then you start researching what you can do whilst bringing your little one and you find that a lot of the […]

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#55 Ten Things I wish I knew before I had my little one

I was chatting with a very dear friend tonight about “the early days”, of what I wish I knew, and thought it might be a good idea to do a post on it – to a) remind myself when the time comes for the next one, and  b) for her, and any other friends who […]

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#54 Blogging, as a momma

I know, I know, I did say that I try to keep my blog as impersonal as possible but, here’s one from the heart. I love to write. If you’re a blogger as well, a freelance writer, journalist, I’m sure you feel the same. When I was expecting, I did think, how shall I carry […]

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