Rabab turned five over the summer, and we had an Elmo birthday for her...again! When Rabab was two, she loved Elmo so we decided to throw her an Elmo birthday. She had been looking at pictures of her second birthday party, and I think that convinced her she wanted another one. I was thrilled because… Continue reading Rabab’s 5th Elmo Party
In October 2021 we had a family trip planned to L.A. to attend my elder brother's wedding, so we decided to add on two days to explore the Anaheim area before the wedding. We haven't taken a family trip in all of 2020 and 2021 except to visit my sister in law in Chicago, so… Continue reading Family Trip to L.A.
It's become a sort of tradition to plan a staycation during the winter holidays, mainly because it's such a crazy time to fly anywhere- prices are high and airports are madness. I think the only year we didn't do a staycation was December 2020, for obvious reasons. Before COVID-19, in December of 2019 we had… Continue reading Christmas in D.C.
It's that time of year again, time for another birthday party. The last birthday party we threw was Ridha's 5th birthday back in January, right before all of this happened. Now it seems like an impossible endeavor.. an indoor party, at a public place, where socially distancing was nothing but a fantasy. (See this post… Continue reading Rabab’s 4th Birthday (During COVID-19 Summer)
Hello! And welcome back to my blog, SweetDreamer! I'm so excited to welcome you back here and begin posting blogs again. It's been just under two years since I last posted, funnily enough my last post was about expecting a third baby..and now she's a 2 year old! But I'm happy to say that I'll… Continue reading And we’re back!
So i'm writing this post, as my baby sleeps next to me. She's five months now, which is kind of unbelievable. I wanted to write for a long time, but just haven't been able to catch my breath for some time. But now that we are five months in, I can sit and collect my… Continue reading Preparing for Baby #3