Winter is here

Winter came late this year. Some days were too hot for December, some days pretty cold, and some days so pleasant it felt like spring. Global Warming, people. It’s real. *big scary eyes* So now that winter is officially here- super cold days, coats, peppermint bark, coffee, thermostats et al- look what it brought for […]

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Best Parenting Advice I’ve Read This Week

Parenting is a full-time job, and it happens to be a job that you enter into with no schooling to equip you with at least a basic knowledge of it. You learn on the job and you learn every day. You learn by reading, you learn by hearing others’ advice, especially your own parents, and […]

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Raising Good Diners

As parents it is our responsibility to teach our children how to conduct themselves in social settings, and teaching them good table manners, in my opinion, is an absolute essential. Now, good table manners are not about using the right fork. That is etiquette, and I am no expert in that department, and etiquette also […]

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Raising Well-Mannered Children

Last week I talked about the importance of teaching our children good manners early on, and some things to remember while doing that. Today I am sharing some basic social manners that children should be taught and prompted towards as they grow up and begin to understand instructions. Although my girls are too small to […]

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Teaching Children Good Manners

“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.” –Fred Astaire It is unfortunate that we are raising our children in a world where good manners are oft neglected. Yes, children are being taught how to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and those basic niceties, but it is often forgotten that […]

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Busy Ramadan

Ramadan is a busy time. This year it seems busier still. Although I cannot say this year’s business has anything to do with me engaging in any extra worship. With my due date very close, and all the last month pains and aches attacking me with pretty much full swing, I am not fasting this […]

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The Past Few Months

It has been a crazy few months. In November 2016, two weeks before flying out to India for a much-awaited trip back home, we found out that we were expecting Baby#2! Ever since then, poor Baby#2 has only been traveling. -Our time in India, back to both families, was a lot of fun despite nausea that […]

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