LIFE // THE RETURN – FRAGILITY

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ LIFE IS SO FRAGILE If COVID, heck even the last 6 months taught me anything it was that life is fragile. It’s been well over a year since I posted and trust me my writing itch was very much present. I missed talking and putting “pen to paper”…

LIFE // Pregnancy: 29 Weeks

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ && there we have it. Another cheeky, simple but awkward pregnancy selfie. Current status: 29 weeks pregnant and super tired. Biscuit queen. Throughout my entire pregnancy all I have wanted and was ever satisfied by was biscuits and not just any kind mind you, it’s those Bengali biscuits – rusks…

VIDEOS // DITL: Family Picnic

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I had the most relaxed and chilled weekend two weeks ago and here’s a snippet of what I got up to during Easter bank holiday. I’m at a stage in my pregnancy where I have a list up until my arm, I get motivated, and then I completely…

LIFE // Pregnancy: 28 weeks

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Current status: 28 weeks pregnant and quite hungry. I am sitting in the blood test waiting room, I have two hours to kill because I’ve just taken my GTT test. It’s the glucose test which measures whether or not you have gestational diabetes. I am anxiously waiting, feeling…

THE S U R P R I S E

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Before you continue reading this post, let’s catch up with the first two posts in the trilogy of Isa’s birth: T H E P R E G N A N C Y – [Here] T H E  B I R T H – [Here] T H E  S…

LIFE // The B I R T H

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ This post is a continuation of a post of three that I am sharing about my pregnancy and birth experience with Isa Mikaeel: T H E P R E G N A N C Y – [Here] T H E  B I R T H – [Live] T…

LIFE // The P R E G N A N C Y

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I entered the elite motherhood club on 08th August, 2017 at 14:16 To my beautiful baby boy: Isa Mikaeel a wonderful mix of Bengali and Ghanian roots – my little baby. ——————– My journey into motherhood wasn’t easy or as straightforward as I expected and this is why……

ADVICE || Buh-bye 2018.

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Now as I say bye-bye 2018, I say it in the voice of my little one: Buh-byeee 2018. This year for me has been so weird. Of course I’m blessed of all that I have and own and I’m privileged and grateful for all that I have. However,…

LIFE // One year of motherhood.

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Yup, that’s right, my little boy turned one on August 08th, Alhamdulillah for everything! Motherhood, for me personally didn’t start out easy at all – I felt lonely, confused and just overall struggled  – you can read all about it [here]. However, come through the 6-month stage, I…

LIFE // Ramadan Journal 2018 (1/3)

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I thought I’d publically journal my Ramadan moments and feelings to see how I grow, evolve and if not learn from this blessed month, If I can leave this month with good habits (spiritually, praying, mentally and soulfully) then I’ll say mission accomplished. As nice as vlogs are…

Ten things they don’t tell you about motherhood…

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I feel like there’s always something to add to this post, hence why it’s taken me some time to post it out. There’s always something new to share or something crazy you learn. Motherhood is one of the wildest adjustment you’ll make to your life so here are…

LIFE // 6 MONTH UPDATE, Mommy Edition.

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Hey beautiful, this is a 6-month update post on me,  just checking in and sharing my up changes and updates that I’ve experienced since birth. If you would like to read the baby 6-month update version, then go right ahead and read [here]. I’ve decided to split the…