The Purpose of Ramadaan in 2018

Asalaams everyone, We have passed the 15 day mark of the holy month of Ramadaan and alghamdulilah, it has gone by so beautifully, I really feel like this month has such a sense of magic to it, that one cannot help but caught up in its nostalgia. Growing up, Ramadaan was always magical for us,…

I no longer measure my kids

Hey everyone! A while back, I was chatting to someone and something they said triggered a real moment of thinking for me. She was telling me about how successful someone she knew was (let’s call this person, Jake) because Jake was buying a house, drove a really flashy car and wore really expensive jewelry. Now…

Lessons my mama left behind

Asalaams everyone! I’m sure you all are wondering what cave I crawled out of as I haven’t posted in a while, but I felt ready to start blogging again, and if ever there were a better topic then this would be it. If you follow me on Instagram, then you would know that about a…

Raising Free Spirits

I have a confession to make, my kids scare me sometimes, not in a creepy kid laughter in the middle of the night kind of way, but rather in that they are so fearless that I don’t know how to handle it. By nature, my mother will tell you that I was her cheekiest child,…

Traffic Tips with Toddlers

Asalaams Everyone! Compliments of the season! Hope that your holiday was filled with many festive memories and laughter, I contemplated what my first post for 2018 should be when I realized that schools officially start next week. This means that it is back to the nightmare that is Cape Town traffic with my toddlers *collective…

Baby Showers & why you should celebrate that birthday

Hi everyone! Hope you all are sliding towards the holidays, tying up the last odd ends at work before going all festive! This year has been super tough and filled with so much change, that all I am really looking forward to is some good ole rest and relaxation. (As I say that out loud…

Kids School Confession

Aslms everyone!! Jumuah Mubarak to you and yours on this very confusing Summer day, with hot temperatures and cold winds. I have a confession to make….. I love that my kids are in school! Now before you wonder if its because I get to have some me time then nope, you are totally wrong. You…

Boys will be boys is BS!

Hi everyone! Hope that you all are well and ready for the weekend, Being a mom of just boys, there is a phrase that makes me want to literally just scratch my eyes out and climb walls, what is that beautiful phrase you ask? BOYS WILL BE BOYS. *insert crazy screaming, table-flipping* Now before you…

What 5 years of Marriage has taught me

Hi everyone, Hope that everyone is enjoying the super confusing weather that we have been having in Cape Town lately, I on the other hand, am loving the brief spurts of rain, although I do wish that I could spend that time under the covers. Last month Superman and I celebrated our 5 year wedding…

I have failed as a Mother

Asalaams everyone! So today is one of those days that I actually ended up crying all the way from dropping my kids off, at the garage, in the office parking and then at my desk. Why you ask? Because today has made me feel like I have failed as a mother. If you have ever…