Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

The last month of the last year of the decade.  On the cusp of the new year, I was on the path to preparing for a successful start to January.  November had created a great foundation for me to start December off well, but as it were, I am not the master of my own [...]

Tips for Getting Teacher Gifts – Holiday Edition & A FREEBIE

Tips for Getting Teacher Gifts – Holiday Edition & A FREEBIE

Are you one of those folks who always struggle to figure out just what to give your kid’s teacher for the holidays? ME TOO. This year the struggle is real because this is the first time Azu has teachers! He never went to daycare so this will be our first time giving his teachers gifts [...]

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Image: Sincerely Media We grew up in the west, in Canada. From a very young age, we were surrounded by Christmas trees, eggnog, gifts and a whole ton of Panettone (Italian Christmas bread that my dad would bring home from his Italian boss).  Christmas time was slightly disheartening for me. Because we did not participate. [...]

Facets of November 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of November 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Ever since I turned 30, November has become this sort of looming cloud of confusion.  I was always a birthday freak. I loved celebrating my birthday! Heck, I always thought that my birthday should be a national holiday.  That’s the type of girl I was. Fast forward to now, I crave something more than cake [...]

Facets of October 2019 – Monthly Digest

Facets of October 2019 – Monthly Digest

October almost made me want to hide under a rock and preferably disappear. There were not enough hours in the day, days in the month (even though this month has 31 days) I found myself feeling like I was becoming a machine and just basically going and going, doing task after task. Life was so [...]

Facets of September 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of September 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

September, this one is going down as a milestone for sure. Azu is in school. I am beside myself.  How did the time fly by? It was an extremely full month. The transition to being parents of a school-goer has not been easy.  Essentially, we are accountable to so much more, it’s overwhelming. September also [...]

Bullying in Kindergarten – Helping your Child Navigate

Bullying in Kindergarten – Helping your Child Navigate

It really does start early.  Doesn’t it? I figured this would have been a concept I would need to bring up much later.  But I guess I am a little late to the party.My mom had gone to pick up Azu from school yesterday and he didn’t seem like his usual talkative self so she [...]