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Sexual Abuse Happens to Muslim Women Too

sexual abuse happens to muslim too

Please note that I am neither a scholar nor a trained psychologist. I am writing this post in hopes of starting a much-needed conversation about the fact that sexual abuse happens to Muslim women too and sharing some support and resources that are available. Watch the Facebook LIVE here.  Dr. Christine Blasye Ford’s testimony will […]

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Social Media Is a Highlights Reel

As a blogger with a social media presence, I put myself out there every day KNOWING that there are those who will not resonate with my story or my message. Even though I have always tried to share the good, the bad and the ugly, a recent DM I received really shook me up. It made […]

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12 Marriages Lessons I’ve Learned in 12 Years

My husband and I got married when we were both very young. I was finishing my second year of university and my husband had just graduated. Looking back, I’m amazed by how young and naive we were. We knew that there was no one we wanted to be with, very soon after meeting. Despite different […]

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Easy Ramadan Treat Boxes for Neighbors

One of the things I love about the month of Ramadan is sharing treats with our neighbors and friends. For me, it’s an easy and fun way to share my faith with others. It also helps me follow my mom’s tradition of sending food to neighbors. We live in the western suburbs of Chicago. The […]

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Sleep Training: Some Old Tips & Huckleberry

I recently did an Instagram live where I talked about my brush with baby blues following the birth of my boys. In both instances, the key thing that pushed me deeper into feeling unhappy was lack of sleep. And in both cases, sleep training the boys was instrumental in helping me regain some control over […]

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Magnetic Tiles: Our Best Toy Investment, Ever

I still remember the day when our older son received his first box of magnetic tiles called Magnatiles. We hadn’t seen them before in any of the toy stores but they looked super cool. I recently sent this picture to the friend who gave us the tiles and wrote to her about how these have […]

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When You Have a Sick Newborn: 3 Warning Signs

When your newborn is sick

Bringing your newborn baby home from the hospital is such an amazing moment. My kids are now 6 and almost 3 and I still remember every detail of bringing them home. Having to go back to the hospital because you have a sick newborn can quickly turn that joy and euphoria into a full-out panic […]

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