A photo story of Anya’s “dadi home” from over the years

For years after Anya was born, we would spend a couple months during the winter in Pakistan with our families – around 3 weeks of these would be with my mother-in-law in Bahawalpur. I’ve written about it after she passed away.. There was this calm and sense of much-needed peace I always felt there after…

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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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Two lessons from my nana jaan

A few days ago, I dreamed of nana jaan. It was a very normal dream, like he was still with us. Nana & nani jan have been such an important part of our lives, I think it will take time to sink in that he isn’t with us anymore. Anyways, waking up the next day…

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A SIMPLE IDEA to preserve memorable items without saving everything

If you’re like me and have a hard time parting with special clothes and items, especially your kids’, long after their time is done, here’s a simple idea to make that easier. That sweet sweater your mom knitted for your kids, or that special toy that was your baby’s favorite most, or their latest artwork..…

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