On identity & raising kids who are proud of their roots

(This post contains a gifted / sponsored product. The opinions are 100% my own) I’ve written about this same many years ago (here’s an old post) but I thought it would be good to reconnect over this since Anya was only 3 around that time. Over these last 4-5 years as Anya’s gotten older this…

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A few tips for taking motherhood self-portraits with your kids

As moms we are often the official memory capturers of our kids & our families, which means LOTS of photos of our kiddos, them with their dad too, but very few of you with them; which is so sad because it’s so important to have photos of you with your babies! Do you know that…

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A nostalgic story tour of my mama’s home in Islamabad

A few years ago I shared this story tour of my mama’s home while visiting her in Islamabad. The photos were just for stories and the quality & resolution is terrible, but this tour struck a chord with so many people. I thought I’d share this here as well to save it! (I’m adding a…

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Bullet Journaling Part 2: How I’m using my journal for it.

I started this post a while ago right after I shared about switching from traditional planners to a bullet journaling system for this year ( spoiler: it’s more flexible & simpler – basically looks like simple is my word for everything these days).I’d gotten quite a few questions about it so I’d done a walk…

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Dining Room Art Wall : a photo story

If you’ve been here a long time, you might remember the art wall in our old house (here’s an old post about that). It was one of my favorite parts in that house. When we moved here, that wall kind of turned into this one with a few additions. This is one of those parts…

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