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Arham is Five!

With what seems like a blink of an eye, you are five masha’Allah! Happy fifth Birthday Arham beta! Why, oh why, does time go by so fast? It seems like just yesterday you were learning to crawl and talk, and subhan’Allah look at you now. Five years ago, you came into the world and instantaneously …

Arham Turns Four!

My [not so little] baby is four!  It seems like just yesterday when … where, oh where, has the time gone? Arham beta, you are growing up to be such an amazing boy mashAllah and I pray you always thrive in whatever you set your mind to. You are inquisitive, curious and observant… and I love that about …

Arham Turns Three

Happy THIRD Birthday to my precious Arham. It’s certainly been a fun month-long celebration of your birthday. From the moment I found out about you, I have identified myself first and foremost as your Mama Arham beta. You are my pride and joy. My happiness. My everything. SubhanAllah, I can’t believe how fast you are …

Good Reason

God puts people in your life for a reason. A couple of months back, a co-worker said this to me regarding the woman whose job I took over. We had just found out she wasn’t returning to work after her maternity leave. It has stuck with me since. Allah SWT provides for you in different …

Arham Turns Two

Happy SECOND birthday to, my pride and joy, my dearest Arham beta, SubhanAllah I can’t put into words what these past two years have been for me. You are my world. That’s the only way to even attempt to put into words the impossible way to describe you. You bring me happiness that I can’t …

Imtiaz Chachoo

Too often we forget how limited our time in this world is and what truly matters. We chase materialistic things, not realizing it's going to be meaningless after our short stay here. We chase people who are nothing. We devalue those who are everything. We make trivial matters into big things yet diminish the value of …

Mother’s Day

This morning, a co-worker gave me such beautiful flowers for Mother’s Day [that is this weekend]. I love flowers! The best part about these particular flowers? They are to be planted… and I can’t wait to see them bloom. Happy (early) Mother’s Day to all the Mama’s! I hope we Mama’s use this day to reflect …

#TeamPapa

It’s been a year, today, since our beloved Papa left us for a better place and it hasn’t gotten easier. I don’t know if it ever will. A year ago, when I saw him at the funeral home after his death, one of the first thoughts that entered my mind and remains to this day …

#NotMyPresident… but wait? He is.

I didn’t watch the inauguration. If you know what a news and political junkies we are in this house, this was big. News are big in our house. Domestic and international. Politics are discussed profusely. Throughout the day, there are texts, news alerts and tweets sent among our household group text. We watch the news …

The Staff at SPUH

There is absolutely no worse feeling than your baby being unwell and you can’t take away their pain. For the past seven days we have either been at the pediatrician, at the hospital, or both. These past seven days have been exhausting, physically and emotionally.  When Arham woke up ill Friday, and wouldn’t improve as the …