When my sister visits…

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. -Marion C. Garretty 2018 ended on a happy note for me! This was because of all the fun and excitement of my sister’s visit from Denver with her beautiful family. ❤️ Whenever my sister visits, time goes by way too fast. There…

Ode to my Nani (1935-2018)

I have not been feeling well these last few days. My grandmother, my mother’s mother, my amazing Nani – passed away this past Sunday. Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi ra’ajion (We belong to God and to Him we shall return). Although she was old and her health was deteriorating, it still comes as a big…

Ramadan with kids!

Ramadan Mubarak! The most blessed month is here upon us and we cannot be more excited! Alhumdulilah, our home is clean, the decorations are up and we have stocked up on dates! We are ready for Ramadan! ❤️ I have been following the same Ramadan traditions in my home since my son was 3 years…

I have begun!

‘Tomorrow I will begin’ – Ever so often, these words echo in my head as I close my eyes, ready to drift away after reflecting on my day – especially on what I did not manage to do. There are everyday important things that I do and that are crucial in running my house and caring for my family, but there are those ‘other’ things that seem a bit daunting, too time-consuming, not too important or even sometimes a bit more interesting or fun.