Creative Flow

Magna Tiles is a sure way to unleash your child’s creativity.

3D Hand!

This was a relatively simple yet fun 3D art drawing. You start off by lightly tracing your hand (and a bit of your wrist) using a pencil. Then you take a marker and draw straight lines across the paper to an outline of your hand. After that point, draw a curved line(inside the hand) to…

Can you kiss the what??

The sun finally peaked out, illuminating the once gloomy backyard and as soon as my kids got a glimpse of its radiance, they wanted to go outside. I was adamant as they had already gotten ready for the day and the previous days rain had left behind dirt and puddles and the things that can…

Inside Edition: |Camping Essentials|

My children, like most, love the outdoors and have asked us on numerous occasions to go camping. Over the years something always seemed to prevent us from doing so, but we have always been generous in allowing camping in the living room, toy room and most recently they asked to pitch a tent in one…

And though she be but little she is fierce….

  William Shakespeare says it quite eloquently in a quote that fits the 5 pound 6 ounce baby girl I gave birth to back in 2010. In utero, she defied the odds and proved doctors and modern medicine wrong. Initially diagnosed as having intra uterine growth restriction when pregnant with her, doctors told me they…

Your Muslim Neighbour

It is my hope that blogs like mine, can help to dispel questions about Muslim Americans and breed tolerance and respect as we raise our children and live our lives in very similar ways, albeit in a society that questions our basic beliefs. Click to read the inspirational and influential story of a blogger!

Perspective is Everything!

Sometimes, they say, “the happiest people don’t have the best of everything; they make the most of everything that comes their way.”

Simon

When my 4th baby was born, someone gifted my older kids with this game which was incredibly kind at a time when the newest addition was receiving tons of presents and attention. I particularly loved it though because it’s a fun hand held game that allowed me to play with my older kids while I…

Bonding over Oatmeal

The morning dew glistens in the sunlight as the rays begin to outstretch their arms into the sky, embracing and welcoming a brand new day. Shutters begin to open and in almost rhythmic fashion, little footsteps can be heard climbing off the bed and trotting downstairs. He stands in the doorway, rubbing his eyes, which…

Butter Chicken

creamy, buttery, spicy goodness- eaten with rice or traditional Naan bread.

The burden we place on spouses

  This year would be 9 years since I’ve gotten married and there’s much I have learnt and much left to be learnt but the most important lesson thus far is that we are, each of us responsible for the course of our own happiness. Fairy tales make us believe that our knight in shining…