Raising Muslim Kids

Screen-free and Surviving It

Today, I am happy to report, was a screen-free day in our household, after a very very long time. It was a normal,┬álazy Sunday in our home, and we had no plans. Normally, our weekdays are packed with preschool, chores, and our daily routine. Weekends are busy with social outings, and then Sunday is for… Continue reading Screen-free and Surviving It

Motherhood

Trapped in Motherhood Inadequacy

The other day I was in tears because I felt an overwhelming feeling of inadequacy as a mom. I'm not sure what triggered the feeling, it's definitely hard for me to pinpoint my feelings sometimes. But it made me doubt myself, and my parenting. This is not the first time I've felt this way, let's… Continue reading Trapped in Motherhood Inadequacy

Motherhood, Toddler

These New Parental Lenses

I'm always pleasantly surprised every time I learn something new. About myself. About my children. And mostly about this parenting thing. Today I was reflecting on how much my view point has dramatically changed now that I've been a parent for almost 3 years (yikes!). And what I've noticed is how things disturb me way… Continue reading These New Parental Lenses

Motherhood, Toddler

A Nice Dose of Mommy Guilt

Okay, so this post is all thanks to a video montage that Google created to remind us of all the lovely moments of my children growing up in the last three years, moving us to tears. ┬áThe timing is kind of perfect since my first born turns 3 years old tomorrow, and naturally I'm feeling… Continue reading A Nice Dose of Mommy Guilt