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  • Cayman’s Isy B selected as finalist at Phoenix Fashion Week

    Flying the flag for Cayman, local designer Isy B is the first ever Caribbean fashion brand to be selected as a finalist for Emerging Designer of the Year at Phoenix Fashion Week. With over 300 applicants seeking the prestigious title, designer Isy Obi is one of just 15 chosen to compete in Phoenix Fashion Week’s ‘Designer […]

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  • Tips on the work-life balance

    My seven year “maternity leave” ended on Monday.  I’m changing my status from Stay-At-Home Mum to Working Mum, a big step not just for me but for our whole family.  I have to confess I am a little nervous about pulling off this new juggling act, and have been asking around for tips.  Is it even […]

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  • 5 steps to protect our children from sexual abuse

    I confess I am guilty.  Guilty of naivety, guilty of burying my head in the sand, guilty of thinking child sexual abuse doesn’t happen here in our little world, in Cayman.  My eyes were opened when I attended the Darkness to Light training for prevention of child sexual abuse and learned that 1 in 10 […]

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  • A man is not a plan: a woman’s guide to wealth planning

    Women make 83% of household decisions.  Sound about right?  Yet when it comes to thinking about our future, studies show most of us still leave financial planning to our husbands.  Financial planning is still overwhelmingly a man’s domain. I confess I fall into this category.  I have what you might call a low financial IQ: […]

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  • Island Playground

    Caymum was asked to write a family travel article in this year’s Visit Cayman Islands magazine, produced by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association.  Here it is, Island Playground

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  • Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands

    Have you ever wondered what would happen if Rudolf took a break from all that snow in the North Pole and took a holiday in the Cayman Islands?  Local authors Paul and Elisabeth Schreiner have written an enchanting children’s book about Rudolf’s visit to Cayman.  Rudolf’s adventures take him to Pedro St James, Little Cayman and […]

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  • School dinners done Mise en Place style

    School dinners.  If it bring back memories of unidentifiable meat and lumpy mash from your own school days, you’ll be relieved to know that things have improved considerably in the last ten years, in part thanks to British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s campaign in 2005 to remove the notorious Turkey Twizzler from the menu.  Since […]

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  • Baby Montessori

    Casa Montessori has launched a new programme for babies age 4 months to 18 months old, the first of its kind on island.  Named The Nest, it offers young babies a nurturing environment based on Montessori principles that foster independence and allow every child to develop in their own unique way.  Toys are laid out on low shelves […]

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  • Half term camps 2015

    October mid-term is coming up fast …. here are a few camps on offer for the break. Musicians (tel: 525-6787) Mulan the musical from scratch to show in one week! Learn the songs and dances from this popular Disney show for a one-off performance at the end of the week. Dates: Monday 26th to Friday 30th October […]

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  • Health benefits of prenatal yoga

    Yoga is one of the best ways I know to relieve stress.  The breathing and stretching practiced in yoga strengthen your mind as well as your body.  Never is this more important than during pregnancy. Pregnancy and labour can put all sorts of stress on your body.  Exercise in general, but yoga in particular, has […]

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