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

Motherhood, Toddler

17 Months and Counting…

Today I realized that my youngest daughter, Rabab Fatima, is the same age [17 months] that my eldest [Ridha Zaynab] was when we welcomed Rabab into this world. I'm not sure why it is so hard to fathom. Seeing my walking, talking toddler now, it just seems unreal. I don't know about you, but despite… Continue reading 17 Months and Counting…

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Nursery: Six Weeks Later

It's been six weeks since my daughter Ridha Zaynab took her very first steps into her new classroom at her nursery. That first day will always be a solid memory imprinted on my heart. It was also during that time that I thought Ridha would never like nursery or settle in. I can't tell you… Continue reading Nursery: Six Weeks Later