Guest Blog by Maryam al Serkal: getting beyond the parenting paradox “do as I say but not as I do”

Guest Blog by Maryam al Serkal: getting beyond the parenting paradox “do as I say but not as I do”

Last month the kids and I reviewed ‘Mira’s Curly Hair’ by Maryam al Serkal and Rebeca Luciano. However, to celebrate the book’s publication, The Tiger Tales is part of the ‘Mira’s Curly Hair’ blog tour. Maryam has written us a...
Expat life and tidying up

Expat life and tidying up

I started 2019 feeling as though 2018 didn’t amount to much. Despite my efforts, I hadn’t turned my passion (blogging) in to pounds. Then three things happened. One, I joined in on a live chat hosted by livethreesixty and alifemoreinspired on ‘wellness lessons’.  What...
So, you’re having a mixed race baby: a black mother’s experience

So, you’re having a mixed race baby: a black mother’s experience

Did you watch at the Royal Wedding? I couldn’t help myself.  I wanted to see the dress but a part of me felt guilty. It’s tricky to enjoy the funfair without thinking of Britain’s colonial history. Well, Princess Eugenie’s dress was gorgeous. Oh her tiara! Jack...