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Family Life In Bahrain

Family Life In Bahrain

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Family Life In Bahrain

Family Life in Bahrain

Here we look at everything to do with families from before to birth when the kids are grown up! We also cover Pets & Vets here, as your animals and pets are part of the family too! We also have information on getting married in the Kingdom as lots of people do get married here and it is great to have all that information in one place. We also take a look at finance and taking care of your personal wealth. So whatever stage you are at in your life there's a section here for you!

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  • Celebrating the Wisdom of Money-Wise Mums

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  • Mums' Groups

    It's time to get out there and start finding some new friends for you and your little one. There are plenty of fun and friendly groups of mums in your area, you’ll be arranging play dates galore in no time! As an expat it can be quite easy to feel isolated at times so why not meet up with like minded ladies who are all in the same situation as you. Get joining in with the various groups and you'll have a full social calendar in no time at all... no need to feel lonely!

  • Getting Married

    Bahrain is actually an archipelago of small islands and a wedding there would be quite memorable. It is also one of the most liberal of the Gulf nations, thus organizing a wedding is pretty straight forward. Bahrain respects all nations and religions hence when organizing a wedding it is important that you follow the requirements of your own country. The Ministry of Justice in Bahrain requires a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from your embassy in order to register a marriage.

  • How To Not Lose Your Pet

    We get so many threads from desperate people on our forum saying that they have lost their pet. To try and prevent your dog escaping you should keep it in a fenced garden when outside, with the fence being high enough that it cannot jump over and strong enough that it cannot knock it down. We’ve some top tips for you here on how to try and make sure your pet dog or pet cat doesn’t escape or get lost

  • Coping With The Terrible Twos!

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  • How To Hire A Maid

    We are very lucky in the Middle East that many of us are able to afford house help, which we would not be able to do in many of our home countries. In Bahrain there are a couple of ways in which one can employ a housemaid to help maintain your home. As an expat, often without the usual family support, having a maid can be a vital necessity and will really help you manage you family and household. Find out how to do it here.

  • Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

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  • Travelling With Kids

    We are lucky that most of us get to travel quite regularly in the Middle East- whether it's trips to our home countries or local holidays. Preparing your kids for plane travel is important for their and your peace of mind and enjoyment. There are lots of things you can do to make this happen. We can help you get organised! Here we take a look at some top tips about travelling with your kids on a plane- it's all in the planning!

  • Summer Home Security Tips

    Don't leave home without reading our vacation tips! It is very common for expats to go back to their home countries or take extended vacations during the hot summer period. Here are some top tips and advice on things to do before you go away. If you have a neighbour or friend you can trust, ask them to be extra vigilant in your absence, if you feel safe doing so have a spare key cut and ask them to have a wander around your home every few days.

  • Pets & Vets

    Want to know more about pets and vetinary services in Bahrain? Then this is the page for you! Here we take a look at how you can care for your pets in Bahrain, the vets that are available to you as well information on fostering and adoptiong pets... could you open your home to a rescued dog or cat? If you are moving to Bahrain with your pet, or are planning on adopting or buying a pet in Bahrain we have some handy advice to take into consideration when relocating, owning or buying an animal here


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