A last day of school – summer break goodie bag for Anya

A few photo memories from last day of 3rd grade for Anya last year. Our schools had closed down suddenly when the Covid outbreak happened in our area in March ’20. They were never able to go back in. I know that was the case for so many kids last year but it didn’t make…

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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 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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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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