Expectations and What to Do with them

I used to live a life that had a lot of expectations, for example, expectations of life events- what, how and when it should occur and relationships- what it is and how others should behave. Suffice to say that I learned a lot over the past few years from experiences like these- Surprise– Husbands don’t always remember important days, let…

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8 Steps to Become a Better Friend

Ever heard of this quoteĀ “Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there”? This quote got me into thinking, so I went for some fact checking and lo and behold- the stars that seem to appear to be always there but are actually moving away from us in reality. What if I were to…

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6 Eid Gift Ideas for Kids

Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adha are the two days that are most celebrated in our home. We prepare for months for both days- from cleaning and organizing to decorating our home. We have called many rentals our homes over the years where the tradition remained the same alhamdulillah. Gift giving is one of our traditions for Eid celebration.…

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The Practice of Eating Less and Eating Well

I am yet to come cross a diet that requires us to eat less so we can lose the unwanted weight, be healthy and feel more energetic. These diets tell you too add or replace foods but they never tell you to eat less. Our extra body weight only add more to our health concerns, dissipate energy and deprive us…

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