My Birth Story: Yusuf Kazi is Here!

When I got pregnant for the second time, the hype was no longer there. I wasn’t worried about what we needed. I didn’t need to create a baby registry. I didn’t need to plan a baby shower. I needed to take care of my existing baby while making sure this baby comes out nicely. My first birth was a disaster. […]

Yusra’s 2nd Birthday: Bubbles!

What does my two year like besides making a mess and putting everything in her mouth? Bubbles! The search for the perfect bubble aesthetic was on. Something simple is always on my priority list and Imad and I were adamant on another party at a park. The outdoors make it more comfortable for guests to pop by as they please […]

5 Ways I prepared Yusra for Baby #2

Teach Independent Play I don’t like playing with children. I thought that would change when I had my own. But it didn’t. There’s just something about playing with toys that bores the life out of me. But from day 1, we took it upon ourselves, to ‘play’ with Yusra. Imad read to her at every waking minute, we would shake […]

Caring about myself again

17 months. That’s how long it took for me to feel like myself again. That’s how long it took for me to deal with my postpartum depression. That’s how long it took for me to stop making excuses about binge eating and start working out again. That’s how long it took for me to stop breastfeeding and wear clothes that […]

DIY Postpartum Kits

Awaiting the arrival of a baby is an exciting journey. Everyone can’t wait to meet the little one! However, the excitement of a new baby can take away from the attention a new mama needs as well. Make a postpartum kit for them with all their vaginal essentials. It makes for a unique and super useful baby shower gift amidst […]