DubaiMums was founded in 2011 by Jenny Ashton, a British expat. Jenny (on the left of the pic) started to organize Coffee Mornings for stay-at-home mums and here she hands in the first prize awarded, sponsored by GlobalEye.
As an expat woman, raising my six-year-old daughter here in the UAE, whilst holding down a full-time job, I fully understand the value of sharing information and offering support to fellow mums. The rules and regulations for expats can be quite daunting and without the right information and support can leave you extremely exposed to things you wouldn’t necessarily realise would apply to you. Finding time for ourselves or knowing what is going on in our community is certainly not easy, with all the school runs, playdates and everyday running around that we find ourselves doing