This year Ramadan is going to be different for us all. There will be no gatherings or grand iftar parties. But there will be more time to be together with family at home to make special memories. So today I am sharing a delicious Turkey Seekh Kebab recipe that will be great for your RamadanContinue reading Turkey Seekh Kebab Recipe: Ramadan Preps and Three Iftar Ideas
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
Stuffed bread is a delicious dish for lunch, dinner or for tea time! This recipe is quite healthy, plus versatile because you can use lots of different options for stuffings including chicken, fish, vegetables or any leftovers! You can involve the children in making this stuffed bread since the steps are super easy. They takeContinue reading A Healthier Stuffed Bread Recipe
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
Intermittent fasting is an ancient method that has been around for centuries and is now making a come back! You might want to try intermittent fasting for weight-loss, weight-control or a healthier life style. Here are all my tips on how to do intermittent fasting successfully. Advantages of Intermittent Fasting I started intermittent fasting fromContinue reading How to do Intermittent Fasting: My Experience, Tips and Resources
In this post I have compiled a list of Pakistani dramas to watch with your kids. These will help improve Urdu language skills of your children. For those who live outside of South Asia when you watch Pakistani dramas with your kids, you also introduce them to culture, traditions and family values from the region.Continue reading Pakistani Dramas to Watch With Your Kids
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?
This homemade hand sanitizer is easy to make at home and a great way to keep kids busy (I have more hacks for that ahead)! I do want to remind everyone that hand sanitizers do not replace hand-washing. Only use a hand sanitizer if you’re somewhere without access to soap and water. Let us knowContinue reading Homemade Hand Sanitizer: DIY at Home and Keep Kids Busy!
I know there are various views on screen time for children but I’m all for screen time that is knowledgable and infromative. It gives me a little break while children learn alongside! Win win. I’m not advocating leaving your children infront of screens 24/7. Use screen time wisely and with good judgement. To help, hereContinue reading Informative Shows for Kids: Making Screen Time Better!