And the day is here : my baby is 10

I’m going to try to do this fresh this year so here I am. Just putting my feelings down and a photo story of my baby turning 10. This one really feels big, because of the double digit bday yes but also because of this whole past year and how it’s been. She has felt…

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On turning 9 & a birthday surprise

As per what’s becoming a tradition now, as her next birthday comes up I’m sharing her previous one (cannot believe she’s turning 10 in a few weeks). Sharing a photo story of her 9th birthday today ending in a birthday surprise that I was most excited about, her first pet (will share a post about…

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Celebrating the season even if you don’t do Christmas

Last week on my Instagram stories, I shared about a holiday pajamas tradition that has kind of happened with Anya. It started 4 years ago when Anya was very upset we didn’t celebrate Christmas and we were trying to tell her how we could still enjoy the season even if we don’t do Christmas as…

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A few favorite ideas from our Eid gatherings

How are things in your corner of the world? Are you going to be meeting up friends & family for Eid? Please do remember to be mindful and conscious of everyone’s safety, especially the more vulnerable around you (elder family members and those with health conditions have much higher chances of developing severe complications from…

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Eid Nostalgia + a photo story of our socially distant Eid day

(Sharing a photo story from our simple, at-home Eid ul Fitr along with these words written for this writing prompt initiated by Rimsha) That waking up on Eid mornings and instantly checking our mehndi to check the color – Papa’s crisp white shalwar kameez as he got back from Eid prayers; the smell of his…

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