LIFE // 6 month Update, baby edition

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ This post is well overdue I know, but I’m posting it because in a few days, months and years time I know it’ll be a joy to reflect back upon. YES, that’s right, my little baby is 6 months already! Born on 08th August 2017. I cannot believe…

Parenthood // I’m struggling but it’s okay.

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I wasn’t going to share this post because I know a lot of people are on the good vibes only train – and that’s amazing. I’m all for it too. Hi 2018, and welcome my loves. But right now it’s honesty hour and every now and again I…

Advice || Blog Resolutions

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Fun fact: I’ve actually been blogging on and off since 2008/9 maybe 2007? Regardless, it’s been more off than on but throughout those years I have been hovering around the scene far more than I can actually remember. Oh and you won’t believe it but my first ever youtube…

VIDEO || A roundup of 2017 in 17 minutes

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ There are 525600 minutes in a year. I have decided to show you a 17 minute and 40 second vlog from my life in 2017. It is a round up video full of various feelings, emotions and memories. From finding out I’m pregnant, to following my pregnancy, to…

ADVICE || Coming to the end of 2017

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Once again another year has flown by in the blink of an eye. Again this wasn’t a post I was intending to do but I was talking to my friend about the new year and she reminded me/ suggested I write up a new post for this year….

Advice || Balancing work, uni && pregnancy

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ I was recently asked how I balanced work, university and pregnancy/ motherhood (Hi Shani! 👋🏽). Initially this wasn’t in my life plan to have a child without an established career. I’m a very career driven person, determined and motivated to work hard and want the best – but…

Advice || How to get a first at university

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥If you clicked on this post it’s because you’re interested to know how to get a first class honours at university.. and honestly I ‘ m p r o u d o f y o u. This is the first step you could have done to start your academic…

Thursday Thoughts || Death, are we ready?

There’s been a recent death in the family, and it has shaken me more than ever. It is another reminder from our creator that this world is temporary. It’s not ours. What have we done to please the Lord. What have I done? I’m not going to lie, my relationship with my Lord hasn’t been…

ADVICE || A reflection on 2016

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥  I wasn’t intending to write this post, but I have on a whim. The final months of 2016 have left me totally deflated and deeply distressed. This is a very different post from the one I’ve written last year (h e r e). As motivational and enjoyable as it…

BIRTHDAY <3

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ It’s my B I R T H D A Y today, another year has passed, and another year accomplished. I am 24. Thanks to the will of the Lord Almighty. This will be a very reflective post, enjoy. This year I’ve been fortunate enough to visit my friend…

SUNDAY STORIES || New Story – Same old me…

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Hey guys, I wanted to share another “letter” from me. I think I’m going to do these reflective writings every Sunday, so bookmark this blog and get comfy. Lately I’ve not been feeling myself, or doing anything for myself. Too busy working and living for others. I’ve always…

Apology

As-Salaamu Alaikum Peace Be Upon You ♥ Here we go again is what you are thinking, but I do apologise for my lack of absence. Let me explain, my laptop broke whilst I was out in Bangladesh for a holiday and I haven’t had a chance to fix it or replace it until now. Now…