Hands-on Father?

A term I have come to start despising is ‘hands-on father’. Just because a father is involved in the upbringing of his children, plays with them, tends to them, feeds them, bathes them, puts them to sleep, why do people say “oh he’s such a ‘hands-on father’“? Honestly, he’s being a father, isn’t he? I […]

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Emotions Matter

Google used to originally hire for hard skills or STEM skills. That was always their priority, and it makes sense because they ARE a tech company. Some time ago they decided to research their hiring process and see if this process was a successful one or not. They went through their most successful and productive […]

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Marriage is a two-way street

A problem that we have amongst us that I have noticed is that when we read about rights and duties we generally read about our rights upon others and their duties towards us, and not our duties towards others and their rights upon us. Especially in the case of spouses. To expect commitment, hard work, […]

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My Everyday Desi Home-Cooking Menu

Growing up in a Desi household meant having home-cooked food on the table every day- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In almost all Desi households all over the world, this is how mealtimes still work. Cooking may not be something everyone enjoys, but it isn’t exactly a hard thing to do. For a lot of us, […]

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On Concealing Faults

I have often seen people show great strength of character when they say they will conceal another’s faults and shortcomings for the sake of Allah. That they would cover up someone’s sins and misgivings from the world so that Allah may cover and forgive theirs. I admire people who do this- as this is a […]

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