"كنت أشعر أن أهلي سيتخلون عني في أي لحظة"...جملة قرأتها منذ فترة ولا اذكر أين عن طفل يصف المشاعر التي صاحبته في طفولته المبكرة وبين والديه وأخوته. والسبب؟ غضب والده عليه أحيانا عندما يتشاجر مع أخوته وهم بمشاوير السيارة وتهديده أنه سينزله من السيارة ويبتعد عنه..وآخر يقول أنه لم يشعر يوماً أنه فرد من العائلة… Continue reading أنت لا تنتمي
B starts his first year at school with so much excitement. His parents are so proud of him. However, they are concerned on how will he perform at school. Will he be a smart boy that gets straight A's each year? Will he be struggling with math or spelling maybe? B's parents might as well… Continue reading Educate to protect
As I find my way between my career and parenting, I try to make the fewest mistakes possible. It’s not that mistakes aren’t good sometimes – I just try not to go beyond the useful ones. Fortunately, I am good at observing, analyzing and indulging myself in learning. The moment I became a mother, I realized that motherhood is not something… Continue reading OMAN: FOUR REASONS TO RAISE AWARENESS ON PARENTING ISSUES
The moment I saw the title of the book, I knew what the author meant as if it was written for me. Black Milk by Elif Shafak, renowned novelist from Turkey, is a memoir described as ‘a thoughtful and incisive meditation on literature, motherhood, and spiritual well-being.’ Although I enjoy reading, I am not good at writing book reviews. As a… Continue reading Black milk: an identity crisis
My Post on World Moms Blog http://www.worldmomsblog.com/2015/12/21/oman-raising-children-global-citizens/ Love, Ibtisam
What would you call an over-a-month without blogging, Craziness maybe,, deserting the blog during the hot desert weather, hah, I am trying to be funny so I can be excused :D.. As I promised, I will be posting some pics of my 'iPlay Smart' place after the long wait. It has been over two months… Continue reading Photos of over two months..
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