baby prodcut review · Bath essentials · Parenting · TummyTub · Uncategorized

Baby product review: Tummy Tub

If the thought of correctly holding a fragile newborn seems a daunting prospect, think again about the process of bathing/washing such a tiny bundle. Quest to quell my fear of the unknown led me to sign up for a prenatal class when expecting my first child, where they succeeded in further confusing me with labelled buckets… Continue reading Baby product review: Tummy Tub

Muslim Mama · Parenting · Uncategorized · Women

8 ways to ask a sancti-mommy to take a hike

Forgive me for failing to congratulate you on getting your medical license since I was too busy keeping my child underweight and malnourished. Actually, I plan on renting the room right by the toilets at my children’s future universities to be there to change their diapers but thank you for the book on toilet-training-boot-camp. I… Continue reading 8 ways to ask a sancti-mommy to take a hike

Islamic parenting · Muslim Mama · Parenting in Ramadan · Quran · Ramadan · Ramadan Tips · Surviving Ramadan with kids · Women

Ramadan tips in the era of Facebook-worthy parenting

If you have ever felt gutted while browsing through the zillions of Ramadan related crafts and activities people share,  or felt guilty at not giving your children and family the magical Ramadan that your neighbor is giving her family, step into the boat and we shall row far away from the wrath of the perfect… Continue reading Ramadan tips in the era of Facebook-worthy parenting

hospital list for labour · Muslim Mama

The magical list to pack THE hospital bag

What’s the next best thing to finding out you are pregnant? Getting to select adorable miniature outfits, setting up the nursery and…packing the bags! It does not matter how many times one has had to pack those bags- it never fails to undo even the calmest of mothers. What if I run out of clothes… Continue reading The magical list to pack THE hospital bag

Capsicum · Mushrooms · One Pot Recipe · Pasta · Quick Cooking · Quick pasta · Recipes · vegetarian

One pot Mushroom and capsicum pasta

A love for eating does not necessarily lead to a love for cooking. In that context,a love for cooking does not necessarily result in a love for cleaning up. My averison to cleaning up is such that I would go to extremes to find recipes that call out for the least number of utensils and… Continue reading One pot Mushroom and capsicum pasta

Moving house · Undomestic goddess

17 steps to move house: confessions of a serial unrealistic domestic imposter

1.  Say “yes” to the house without remembering that you were only “window-shopping”; sprawling kitchen and a zillion windows are successful enticers. 2. Return to current house in a state of escalating panic at the realisation of the imminent shifting amidst the organisation of a double celebration on a single day for two different personalities.… Continue reading 17 steps to move house: confessions of a serial unrealistic domestic imposter