My Salah Mat is an interactive educational prayer mat for Muslim children to teach them how to pray. I was taught how to pray by my grandmother since I was lucky to grow up living in the same house as her. Times have now changed and children learn through various interactive ways. The parents andContinue reading My Salah Mat Review: An Engaging Way to Teach Children How to Pray
Let us vow and give respect to every profession. Let us stop using the term ‘maasi-mode’ to describe our state when we are messy and doing housework.Continue reading This Women’s Day Let Us Vow to Stop Using the Term ‘Maasi-Mode’
Sharing my experience of being a TEDx speaker at Bow Valley College in Calgary and talking about language and identity in the context of Lagom.Continue reading Being a TEDx Speaker: Talking about Language and Identity
Empress Nur Jahan married Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1611 and rose to prominence, becoming the first female co-sovereign in Mughal history. Continue reading The Story of Beautiful Empress Nur Jahan Who Ruled the Mughal Empire
Reviewing a fun book series for children to learn about the world around them.Continue reading National Geographic Kids Weird But True! Books Review
If you recently finished ‘Dil Mom Ka Diya’ and are waiting for the classic ‘Aangan’ to start, here are some new Pakistani dramas that you can watchContinue reading New Pakistani Dramas: Recommendations for 2018-2019
Here it is! Meal Plan for the week to help you as the new week stretches before and you don’t really want to think about the question: “Ajj kya pakana hai” (what to cook today). Lots of fun ideas like Shrimp burger, eggplant, keema biryani and lasange!
It’s the new year and all of us are brewing with energy to follow through on our plans for 2017. I have been thinking of my resolutions and how I want to make each day count in the new year. I have resolutions for my family life, personal well-being goals and plans for the blog.Continue reading New Year, New Resolutions
The blog is one year old and I sure am excited! Thanks for your support and encouragement. I’m doing a fun contest to express my gratitude and to pass on the love of Urdu.
I was lucky to watch the amazing new Pakistani movie Bin Roye in the cinema last night. Lucky on so many levels: my kids went to sleep on time, I had amazing friends to watch the movie with on a weeknight, a supportive husband for my last-minute plan, I was lucky to live in aContinue reading “Bin Roye” and Pakistani Cinema