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
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
Utter the words of the shahaadah and you are a Muslim Says your Islam. Mean them with your heart and soul as one, then get your name, Says the Prophet’s Islam. Cover your face, remain home and hamper any form of education, Says your Islam. Use the protection your covering provides and educate your… Continue reading Your Islam is not The Prophet’s Islam
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Plaster it on walls, hang it on the door, write it in between the lines of ink Stark bold font on contrasting backdrop Clear vocals loud and sharp out of a speaker atop a hill Basking since the beginning in its glorious… Continue reading Sticks and stones
She is the antipathy to my self confidence. From the moment my eyes flutter open or are forcefully priced with chubby fingers, she stirs the pot, for violating my dreams was just not cruel enough. The sighs of annoyance at the tardiness as I rush to dress for the day before the sane adult leaves… Continue reading The one I must forgive
Fondue. The glorious bubbling concoction of white goodness scooped up with bits of vegetables and bread. Delicately cut ripe fruits dipped in rich chocolate warmth. Countless cooking shows and articles later, I had yet to try it myself. When I did get to try the chocolate version at a lovely restaurant that I would review about… Continue reading Lazy Daisy Cheese Fondue
After an unintended but naggingly expected hiatus from the blogging, I wanted to re-enter through curtains of rejuvenation. My writing would be finer for in my absence from my short-lived blog, I have read up on the works of the finest in literature. Some would call them trashy novels but I am not one of… Continue reading The tale of the bath, elephants in barrels and schools.