An Insta-question + a tip to help your kid through difficult emotions

I’m thinking of coming on here to share random thoughts a little more maybe.. things that you might see glimpses of on my instagram stories (if you follow me there) but a more detailed version maybe. I get questions often about some thing that I’ve shared – about parenting, faith or one of the other…

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Pakistani and proud

Happy birthday beloved Pakistan. Last year this time we were back home & it felt so special. It’s hard to find the words to express my feelings; that drive through the streets of Islamabad in the evening, the ‘milli naghmay’, the firecrackers, the festivity in the air.. Growing up, this was our favorite part of…

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How we do ‘Eidi’ + 5 ideas for you to try out

For most of us who grew up in Pakistan, probably a favorite Eid memory is getting that Eidee (the traditional gift of money on Eid). And now it’s our turn to pass on that excitement to our kids ( probably one of my most favorite things we get to do as parents is being able…

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Inspiring creatives: Sobia Shuaib

So very excited for this new series I’m kicking of here! Been feeling such a strong calling to take photos of the women around me, but photos that are a little bit more! As a photographer & as a woman, but most of all as a mom, I am very conscious of the societal standards…

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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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