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The Spare Room

Zaynab was woken up softly by her husband, Hassan, excitedly telling her to come downstairs where he would be waiting for her. She said alhamdulillahil-lathee ‘ahyana ba’da ma ‘amatana wa’ilayhin-nushoor (Praise is to Allah Who gives us life after He has caused us to die and to Him is the return) 855 more words


Putting the baby on a sleep schedule

I have to admit: I didn’t do a lot of research into parenting styles, philosophies or how I planned to parent my infant. Mostly just Pinterest. 828 more words


Princess Pinafore 

One of the fun things about having a baby girl to knit for is all the new patterns and stitches to try. Some turn out adorable and others (like any knitting projects) well..not so much. 191 more words


To Have Parents:

Baby Taco: 12 weeks, 2 days

I had a great childhood. My dad worked everyday and my mom stayed home. I had so many friends who would be forced to go to “after care”, but I got to ride the bus and come home to my mom! 753 more words

Murphy's Laws of Parenting

Inspired by Newton’s Laws of Motion and Murphy’s Law … I bring you … Murphy’s of Parenting! As a scientist by training, I have, by careful observation and years of parental training, developed the following list: 212 more words


I like to think that the day I found out I was pregnant was the beginning of my journey into Motherhood. (Cliche alert!) It is the most unbelievable, life changing moment. 309 more words

Adventures In Motherhood

Two is One, and One is None: Baby Edition

Several years ago, Ira and I stumbled across a National Geographic show called Doomsday Preppers.  We quickly became addicted to the portrayals of everyday Americans preparing for the next big disaster.  479 more words