Social Media

back

Global Mama – Sandra Stewart

Family LifePost Category - Family LifeFamily Life - Post Category - That MamaThat Mama

Here is our exclusive interview with Australian author and illustrator, Sandra Stewart, whose first book tittle will be released next year! With the help of her daughter, Sandra has written modern interpretations of favourite childhood classic rhymes, so readers can revisit their old-time faves, whilst meeting new characters along the way! Be prepared for humorous rhymes about mamas, papas and today’s whole modern family! Sandra is a busy mama – she’s in the process of launching a new website, online art store and attached blog for early next year, and she’s looking forward to connecting with other mamas and readers on a more informative platform (how exciting – we can’t wait!). 

sandra2

Your name, blog and children’s names and ages
Sandra K Stewart, my Instagram is Sandrakstewart and my daughter is called Belle, aged 9.

What city do you live in and how long have you lived there?
I live in the countryside town of Berry, and spend time in Sydney city for work.

What do you love most about your city as a mama?
I love Sydney city for its vibrancy, and Berry for it’s relaxed lifestyle, especially for my Daughter.

Sandra1

What would be your top tips for a family day out for visitors to your city?
Visit the farms in Berry and visit the galleries in Sydney – both are winners for families!

What are your favourite fashion stores for kids wear?
Zimmermann kids for casual wear, and Baby Dior for special occasions – the store is just perfection! I wish I shopped there more often!

What are your go-to mama stores for fashion and home?
I love online retailers and Instagram shopping. I adore finding unique products and small boutique labels to support .

Sandra3

What is your favourite holiday destination?
Anywhere, as long as my family is with me! Right now it’s Dubai!

Have you ever been to Dubai? If so where did you stay, was it child friendly and what was your favourite activity? If you haven’t then would you be interested in visiting and why?YES, YES, YES, I adore Dubai! On our current trip to Dubai we are hosting an afternoon tea at Ladurée! For this event, my daughter will be helping me host and I’m grateful that she will be involved! It’s a great chance to meet other children from Dubai, and share the experience. Dubai has a great family atmosphere! (We have also organised an adults and children’s colouring competition, so we know it’s definitely child friendly!)

sandra5

Describe your parenting style in 3 words:
firm but fair

What are your 5 must-have mama items?
Louis Vuitton Neverfull to keep everything in (its really never full! This bag can hold everything!), hand sanitiser, my iPhone and a protective cover, bandaids, my hair brush and lipgloss!

How would you describe your home/interior style?
modern meets classic

Sandra6

How do you like to spend your weekends?
Im always at events or lunches! I live in the country side midweek, so most weekends I’m in Sydney for work and social catch ups. Belle accompanies me to all my outings and I’m so glad I have a career path that is flexible and social!

What’s your easy go-to meal that super fast and easy to make if the kids?
Grilled tofu with avocado – done in 2 minutes flat, or a quick free range omelette.

Sandra7

What’s great about being a mama in your city?
The balance between the country and the city.

Do you capture your moments through a phone or a camera, tell us about it and which model?
My iPhone, it’s simple and convenient! Although I have plans to start using an SLR (or at least test it out) for work.

more sassy mama

What's New

We're social
A holiday to-do list we love 💕 #sassychristmas
The wait is over mamas! It's here and although the shape is kind of square the content most certainly isn't. Head to @kinokuniyadubai 5-7pm today to say hi, hug it out and congratulate this hilarious mama author on her big launch! @magicmommyhood 👏🏻
Happy 70th birthday Prince Charles! What a very sassy grandpa 😊 - check the link in our bio for things to do in Dubai when grandparents are in town ...📷 @chrisjacksongetty
You got this, mama! ❤️ via @mothersmeetings #motherhood #wegotthis #mama #staysassy
Hooray for cooler weather - it’s coming!! Read 11 signs that winter has arrived in Dubai - link in bio 🔝 📷 @masha_theone
Happy Halloween, mamas! How cute is this table set up by mama party stylist @missfayeandlion ?! The mini picnic table and cushions are available in all kinds of colours. Check the link in our bio for kids party ideas in Dubai 🎃 🍭🌈🍭🍬🎃
Thought for today 🙏🏻 #motherhood #themostimportantjob

We're social

What we're up to and what inspires us