Category Archives: Mom reflections

Of When My Cup Runneth Over

So Z and I have a bit of friendly competition about how much we love each other. It started with: Z: I love you, Amma! Me: I love you too. Z: But 2 is so little! Ever since then we … Continue reading

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The Spawn Turns Four

Four years ago today, I had a bundle of joy placed in my arms – and I had no idea what to do with it. Turns out, all you need to do with a new born is cloth, feed, and … Continue reading

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The Humor Files: Sheikh Mohammad Shakes!

The bigger Z gets, the more I realize how corny her sense of humor is – and how hilarious I find it. Z: Amma, do you know who Sheikh Mohammad is? Me: I do. But why don’t you tell me … Continue reading

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The Lovely Bones

I watched ‘The Lovely Bones’ last night. If you’re a parent and haven’t watched it, I strongly suggest you do. It might seem an inappropriate statement given the subject matter but it’s a beautiful movie. It’s disturbing. It’s heart breaking. … Continue reading

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5 months on…

I can’t thank Allah (swt) enough for his blessings. I gave birth to a healthy, beautiful baby girl 4 months ago, my part time freelancing is going well and I’m at peace with myself. Mommy-hood is treating me well. I … Continue reading

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