My grandmother passed away Saturday morning, inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon (To God we belong, and to Him we return). Everyone knew it was coming since she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer a few months ago, and during that time I imagine many of us have been reflecting on her life, and our own. […]
This is new. Even in the middle of the nearly 11 year gap between my first two kids, I never had in my mind that I wouldn’t have any more children. I love being a mother, but it’s bitter sweet. It’s slightly relieving. My youngest is now 4 months old, mashaAllah (by Allah’s will), and such a […]
It’s hard to see white privilege until you don’t have it anymore. Here’s what you need to know to understand it better.
Bouncing back from having a baby isn’t a race. Why I think we need to take it easy in the postpartum weeks, even if we don’t *have* to.
How many moms do you know that aren’t super busy? How many do you know that say they have enough time to themselves to recharge for the work ahead of them? As women, we tend to put ourselves on the back burner and take care of everyone else first, but we all know that we need […]