Happy New Islamic Year (1436) to all :). May it be a blessed and a peaceful one, amin.
Depression is a strange feeling that spares no one, even animals. It managed to engulf 'Lady' the Gorilla in Al- Ain Zoo (in UAE) whom we happened to see on our EidulAdha Holidays this year. The famous 'Lady' is the oldest inhabitant of Al-Ain zoo. She was born on 1974 in Cameroon and taken… Continue reading The depressed ‘Lady’
Life has been busy as usual. The weekdays pass with the usual routine of school, work, making dinner, sleeping etc. The weekends pass with social commitments, some quality time spent with hubby (when he is not at work) and kids plus shopping for the grocery and other stuff. Some change in this routine is appreciated,… Continue reading Eid Mubarak
Dear blog, I apologise for abandoning you for the last couple of months. It started unintentionally, then to be honest I didn't feel like writing, then I was too busy to write.. then other important things came up.. then I've been involved in too much thinking and planning for new big decisions.. then...here I am..… Continue reading My dear blog
I come from a culture that is bound to make you feel protected at times, or lack privacy and personal identity at other times. It is very acceptable to get comments like 'you are still not pregnant' after being married for few months and receiving endless (usually unwanted) advice on specific alternative medication that… Continue reading Cultural Diversity…
Once upon a time,, There was a girl.. Desperate to be accepted.. Not sure how to behave so she can be 'accepted'.. She believed she was ugly, 'it must be the reason no one likes me', she thought.. So she spent hours in front of the mirror, trying to find something beautiful in her..… Continue reading The way she is..
I have never intended to make this blog a 'parenting' one only. I wanted it to be a general blog on different issues, but parenting concerns seem to come up quite often. I had always thought of becoming the perfect wife and mom. As a child and a teenager, I loved kids so much and… Continue reading Is love enough?