Planning a socially distant party is the need of the hour and the world we live in these days. As the restrictions have relaxed in Canada, we are allowed to have small gatherings preferably in the outdoors while maintaining social distancing. This June it was my turn to host our book club meeting. After manyContinue reading Planning a Socially Distant Party
There is a social media challenge going around to share the first picture with your partner. As I looked for a picture of Jaffar and I back from June 2008 on Facebook, I came across our engagement and imam zamin ceremony pictures. They brought back many emotions: nostalgia for people and days gone, regret forContinue reading Our Engagement and Imam Zamin Ceremony Pictures Revisited
I love the Urdu language and Urdu literature! Nothing like digging into a well-written book to immerse yourself into a different world. I also find the humour and wit of the Urdu language unmatched. Here is a list of Urdu book recommendations from my side along with resources and links on how to find them.Continue reading Urdu Book Recommendations: A List of Must Read Urdu Books
Here is a list of books to read during COVID-19 that will inspire, entertain and motivate you. Now that we have the time, there is no excuse to not pick up a great book. Apps like Scribd are offering a free month of access to their digital and audio books. While libraries are closed, IContinue reading Books to Read During COVID-19: My Recommendations
Sibling rivalry is an extremely sensitive topic for most families. More than anything we want our children to get along, hopefully love and definitely not kill each other. However, any family you talk to will complain about sibling rivalry: how their children constantly fight and how it’s driving them crazy. Relationships with our siblings areContinue reading Sibling Rivalry: How do I Help my Children get Along?
Jaffar and I have always been conscious about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Over the years we have realized that this involves not just a healthy diet, lots of water, regular exercise, reducing stress but also gut health. Talking about health definitely takes guts, so let’s talk about it in detail today. We made major changesContinue reading Talking About Health Takes Guts But is so Worth it!
We had a wonderful experience of glamping in Alberta immersed in medieval times which is a joy for any Game of Thrones fan! Continue reading Glamping in Alberta: A Wonderful Medieval Experience
Pinky Memsaab is a simple story of a gullible village girl who goes to Dubai to work as a maid and is a wonderful reminder that big budgets and complicated dialogs are not required for a film to hit home.Continue reading Pinky Memsaab: A Simple and Inspiring Story of Self-Discovery
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’