I recently read an article about a woman in the States who lives in an apartment building with her toddler and found a less than pleasant letter on her door telling her how she was a horrible person for raising a child in a tiny apartment and how she probably should not have reproduced.
This one hit home for me. Continue reading
Our child finally made it to a key milestone. It’s the moment every parent awaits breathlessly, keeping their eyes and ears open, hoping they’ll be around when it happens. And when it finally does, you wipe away tears because you’re suffocating on your own laughter, and will likely pop a vein in your head trying to do the “disappointed parent” face simultaneously.
Our spawn dropped the F-bomb. Continue reading
Pakistan is a place of warmth, hospitality and family connections that run deep. While becoming increasingly less common, generations still live together in the same house. There is a vast collection of uncles, aunts, grandparents and cousins that will entertain your child and bounce your baby on their lap. Continue reading
My husband and I are Canadians of Pakistani origin and have lived most of our lives in Canada. However, we still have extended families back home so this past December, after almost a decade, we decided to make things interesting and book a 14 hour flight with a flu-stricken child that took us half way around the globe to the land of tandoori chicken, chai, and at least half a million relatives. Continue reading
When I am not mommy-ing, accounting or writing, I am photographing. My camera is my first baby and I have a trough of digital images that I have seldom shared so this week when I stumbled onto a photography blog (Cee’s photography: https://ceenphotography.com/cees-challenges/fun-foto-challenge/) that posts weekly photo challenges, I thought why not? Might as well air out some of these digital babies. The challenge this week is “Looking up on things” so here goes nothing. Continue reading