Reflections

I had my tubes cut and do I regret it?

I had my tubes cut and do I regret it?

It’s no surprise that Yameen was an oopsy. I mean at the time it was a major shock to our system. I saw two lines and panic set in. How could this happen? But then I realised … I did not use any contraception and its embarrassing to admit. Before you get all judgy on me. Contraception just didn’t work for my system. A few of the symptoms I had were that I was super moody,

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How to help your child be more confident

How to help your child be more confident

As parents, Zahir and I have issues with one of the girls where her confidence has been very low. We saw a change in her personality. She became aggressive. Her confidence was low because she wasn’t coping at school. Sometimes she didn’t understand the work the teacher was explaining to her and she was afraid of informing the teacher thereof. She isolated herself at school, she didn’t want to make friends and she didn’t want to

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How to find ‘ME TIME’ as a Mom

How to find 'ME TIME' as a Mom

Most times I go through life and motherhood without thinking of myself. We all do it, we sacrifice for the greater good of your family. My family takes up a lot of my time, amongst being a career woman, a wife and a blogger. Being a woman should actually come first. Taking care of myself, because if I don’t take of myself how am I expected to take care of my children, husband and career.

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MOTG: Catching birds not feelings

MOTG: Catching birds not feelings

Life lately, So it’s been a few weeks since I’ve done one of these posts. Life has had its ups and downs lately, more so that there’s been medical issues with each and every one of my family members, including myself.   Medical issues – After Zia had her stint with mumps, Tazkia then got it. I don’t think that she had it as bad as Zia but she was home for about four days

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My Five Favourite Me Time Indulgences

My Five Favourite Me Time Indulgences

As a mom you don’t always have time to do the things you love because there is always other things family related that must be attended to. I know that when I’m being over worked and under taken cared of is when I constantly feeling drained, frustrated and unhappy. Not necessarily with my family life, but rather with my overall being because I’ve been giving myself 100% to my work, my family, my children, my

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My LASIK Eye Surgery Experience

My LASIK Eye Surgery Experience

Story time! For as long as I can remember I’ve had really bad eye sight, but somehow I’ve managed to not wear specs until I got engaged. That’s when my eye sight was really bad and it came to the point where I no longer could go about my day without specs. With my first pregnancy, my eye sight had deteriorated considerably, and with my second pregnancy, it was at its worst. So last year

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How to stop self doubt

How to stop self doubt

I’m normally the first one to say that self-doubt has at some point or another crippled me into believing that I’m not good enough for anything good or successful or anyone that would love me. Crippled by the thought of never succeeding or finding love. Crippled by the thought of being alone. Crippled by feeling like my looks and body shape is not the best. But all that negative vibes are gone and I’ve come

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