Author name: Tarana Khan

Tarana is a mom of two boys living in sunny Dubai. Her blog, Sand In My Toes, is about her parenting adventures, life as an expat, and craft and activity ideas for kids.

10 Fun Facts About the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates or UAE, as it is commonly known, is a country in the Middle East. Dubai is its most popular ’emirate,’ but in all, UAE is made up of seven emirates. The term emirate comes from its rulers who are ’emirs.’ The country is united as one, and going from one emirate […]

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Retaining your Roots: Tips for Expat Parents

One of our biggest concerns as expat parents is assimilating our own culture in our lives, as much as we love learning about other cultures, especially of our host country. Depending on where you live, this may be a difficult or easy task. Some countries are open about allowing different cultures to thrive, while others

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