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 [...]

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 [...]

Junior Kindergarten Prep – 5 Simple Steps to be JK ready!

Junior Kindergarten Prep – 5 Simple Steps to be JK ready!

This is a first. Another facet of my life is going to begin next week.  I am going to send my one and only child, my baby bear, my babacakes, to school. Junior Kindergarten is his first foray into a structured learning environment.  He knows not what he's in for. Junior Kindergarten will have it's [...]

Kinder Prep – Four Moms Perspective

Kinder Prep – Four Moms Perspective

As the whole world already knows, I am preparing to send my little munchkin to kindergarten. I am so excited for him and so sad for me. I had imagined I would have a bit more time prepare, but alas, his school tweeted the two week countdown today. If you were on my insta-stories earlier [...]

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 3

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 3

What a wonderful weekend it had been. Eid ul Fitr is my favorite Eid, and I was secretly hoping I would go into labour.  What a dramatic and fun story that would have been to tell my son!  You were an Eid baby!  Eid day - last picture as a couple. We went to an [...]

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 2

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 2

The day after we found out we were expecting, our relationship slid into an almost euphoric stage.  He really began to take care of me. He stepped up to the plate.  We did the preliminary doctor’s appointments to confirm the validity of the one dark pink line and a second faint pink line.  To our [...]