A guide to treating common children’s ailments with aromatherapy

As expat mums we all know the struggle to find a good family doctor, how difficult it can be to find treatment for minor ailments when we’re on the go, or our reluctance to trust strong medication alone for our kids, especially when we barely understand the language that the prescription is written in. The more I’ve travelled, the more…
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‘How aromatherapy saved my allergic child’

I’ve known an Expater friend, Maryam, for a few years now. Because I have a few Maryams in my life, I admit to having referred to her as the ‘the one with the really poorly child’. I hate to put people into boxes, all the more based on their children’s health, but Maryam’s first daughter, Zeynah had a rougher start in…
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This might just save your child’s life

This isn’t a funny, cute or happy blog post. It may just save your child’s life though. In my case, my child nearly choked to death. One afternoon, in a fuzzy sleep deprived state after three nights cosleeping with a teething toddler, I left my three year old alone with a bowl of melon, cut into big chunks. While I was tidying up,…
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