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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.

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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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All those Ramazan Memories

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This Ramazan1 morning I sit and reminisce of all those R… 543 more words

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What to Make of the New Muslim Superhero on the Block

In late 2013, I heard about a then-upcoming comic series starring a young Muslim. Given what many Muslims are up to on the world stage these days, my instinctive aversion to political-correctness and multiculturalism (in certain forms, anyway) caused my Spidey-sense to tingle a bit. 300 more words

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