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 […]

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 […]

How to be helpful to new moms

Its hard to ask for help when you have a newborn. There’s just too much happening. Your vagina is on fire, your nipples are more cracked than the plains of Africa, and your baby — oh yeah, your baby. I was blessed to have had a great support system around me postpartum. So today, I want to share with you […]

5 Montessori teachings I implement at home

I first heard about Montessori education through the Hapa Family, a YouTube channel that focuses on tips to create a Montessori environment in the home. It emphasizes independence in children by giving them a well prepared space to do so. Montessori education is self directed which allows for your child to do their own thing while you merely support them. […]