Orange orchards and memories

(This was a post I started writing a week after my sister in law passed away in 2020 but only finishing it now.) Our trip to Pakistan in December 2019 had felt really special for so many reasons one of them the fact that Bilal had gone with us for the first time after 4…

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Motherhood stories : Saadia on raising kind kids, grief and art

Motherhood Stories is a new series on the blog with heart-to-heart chats with some of the beautiful, inspiring women I have the honor to have infront of my camera… I hope these will always leave you encouraged in your journey in life & mothering – And help us all feel seen in one way or…

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An Art Wall update. Part 1

I’m so excited to finally put this this out into the world (if you were waiting on this, I’m so sorry it took this long). If you weren’t following along (or maybe forgot; I dont blame you haha), let me tell you that this took years to happen & then it’s taking me another year…

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Starting conversations with our kids about body changes, puberty & more..

Anya is 11 now but I started to talk to her a little bit about puberty, body changes & even periods a few years ago. I started in very basic ways, mostly just telling her how her body is going to go through changes soon just like all of ours did around that age, girls…

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Anya is ELEVEN (mashallah)

Celebrating our beti at home. A simple low-key birthday at home that turned into more because I’ve been telling Anya however much I want to keep her birthdays low key Allah finds ways to make her feel extra special always. mashallah :):) My Anya, I hope you always find happiness in small things, in books…

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