| Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Boys v Girls

Are boys and girls born psychologically different – and would you bring your children up differently based on their gender?

Debate team

• Kate Bowery, who does marketing for BabySouk and comes from Sydney, is mum to 16-month-old triplets Hannah, Thomas and Zach. They live in Jebel Ali and she and her husband have been in Dubai for four years.

• Fellow Sydney girl Jodie Hampshire has three children whom she adopted from Sierra Leone: Solomon, three, Augusta, six, and 13-year-old Ella. She owns kids’ clothing brand Aunty Ollie and has been in Dubai for two-and-a-half years, currently residing in Jumeirah.

• Full-time mum Suzy Walker has been in Dubai for two years and lives on the Palm Jumeirah. Originally from London, she has three kids: Harry, 11, Louis, eight, and Brontë, six, who was present at the photo shoot and charmed everyone with her good behaviour and cheeky jokes.

• Deborah Williams, a postnatal midwife working at Cooper Health Clinic, lives in Al Safa and has been in Dubai for three years. She is mum to two-year-old Matthew and Amy, six, and we have Deborah to thank for thinking of this month’s debate topic!


Time Out Dubai,

Add your review/feedback