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On embracing your roots

THIS IS ANOTHER REPOST FROM MY PREVIOUS BLOG.

When we’re raising a child in a country like America, having been raised in a developing country ourselves,  sometimes when we see the political and social turmoil going on in our birth country, we might feel like distancing ourselves and our children from there. 489 more words

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Book Review - Ms. Marvel Volumes 1-3

Ms. Marvel Volumes 1-3 by writer G. Willow Wilson and artists Adrian Alphona, Elmo Bondoc, Takeshi Miyazawa & Jacob Wyatt

What happens when a superhero obsessed, Pakistani-American, teenage girl walks through a strange fog and is suddenly able to use Ms. 82 more words

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The case of household help

I made bhindi (Okra) the other day, and as I cut the bhindi and fried it to add to my salan (curry), I couldn’t help being reminded of Asif, the house boy in my parent’s house who taught me to how make it. 678 more words

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IN PHOTOS: Eid ul Fitr

Eid-ul-Fitr fell on July 17th for us Muslims in the United States. Here’s a photo story of what ours looked like this year.

Getting all the gifts/goodie bags ready the night before Eid // Rushed Eid morning with a quick breakfast followed by giving Anya her Eid gift (I took her to… 158 more words

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Thoughts on making Eid special for our kids.

THIS POST IS MODIFIED FROM A POST FROM MY PREVIOUS BLOG.

Many of us here reminisce about Eid back in Pakistan. All the things that made it special,the festive air of… 764 more words

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Our favorite Ramadan reads for kids.

Since finding some Ramadan books at our local library 2 years ago, we have been borrowing as many Ramadan/Eid themed books for kids as we can get our hands every year. 210 more words

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