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Why I was never a soccer mom

This week I listened to a freelance single mom telling how much of her time goes into watching her son play sport. I think she’s crazy to sit at school sporting events when she could be working or creating. 690 more words


Fear- Is that Something We are Imbibing in the Generations to Come?

Fear is the most hated word in my dictionary. I usually don’t speak my mind in reality, but sometimes when it comes to speaking up, I don’t hold it inside my head. 744 more words

I'll never forget the day I saw a father mock his child. 

It’s a gorgeous day in Texas and naturally my babies were playing outside. Today my little romeo, 3 year old of a son brings me this “flower” and says, “Be careful with this flower Mama… it has a weed on it. 628 more words

A reminder for future parents

The thing that amazes me the most about the Holy Quran is that it contains objective truths that can speak to every mind, and at the same time it talks to the heart of the reader and sheds a new light about certain situations or emotions the reader is dealing with. 533 more words


Two forgotten facts while preparing for a baby

Alhmadulellah, I’m 24 weeks pregnant! And ever since I’ve found out, I’ve been devouring every pregnancy guide/app/video that I could find. With all this research I found little to no Islamic guide for this miraculous journey, and I felt like I couldn’t be the only one struggling with this. 847 more words


Coping with the challenges of singlehood is tough. It is tougher on the children who struggle to find answers to questions beyond them, questions which only adults have answers to. 356 more words


after ten years

Ten years have passed.

This is what I had said to Geetha Rao, a reporter with The Times of India, in Jan 2007.

What has changed since? 456 more words