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Emirati Bride

By Noura Abdullah Rashid Al Noaimi – (My personal story)

 

“The loudness of her compressed heartbeats rang in her ears as she tried to wear a layer of calm serenity. Getting ready to be gazed at from unknown eyes as she stepped into a distant light like she’s staring at the sun from underwater. Holding her breath, waiting… anticipating. It’s time to walk down the aisle, dressed in white, entering her new kingdom.”

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Homeschooling

 

By Sarah Widdup- An Abu Dhabi based mother shares her wisdom about homeschooling

I homeschool my daughter.  No really, I do.  Now I bet you’re either thinking ‘she’s mad!’ or ‘what a hippy!’, but forget that for a moment while I take a break from hugging trees and constructing conspiracy theories to tell you all about it. I’m joking about the conspiracy theories, but I do like trees, hehehe.