Dubai's Desperate Housewife

Trials and traumas of a full-time mum in Dubai

The 3-year-old’s bedtime

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“Mummy, mummy, can I go on the iPad before bed? Just for a bit?”

She looks serene but she's dying inside - I know she is.

She looks serene but she’s dying inside – I know she is.


“Yes, but it’s five minutes iPad, then one story, then bed. Okay?”


“Just one story at bedtime if you go on the iPad. Got it?”

“Yes. One story.” [Pause] “But you’ll read it two times? The one story? You’ll read it three times? Lots of times till I’m asleep? Yes?”



Written by mrsdubai

January 29, 2013 at 5:42 pm

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  1. That’s pretty much the scenario in our house every bedtime.


    January 29, 2013 at 7:05 pm

  2. I laughed til my eyes well over with tears reading your comment under the picture of the serene woman. Still laughing! Oh… Too funny! ;-)))


    January 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm

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