FACETS OF FARAH

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 [...]

Facets of August 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of August 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

What an eventful month it has been.  With Eid ul Adha springing up out of nowhere, to the extra time I was given to spend with my son, to the uphill battle of real sadness, and the joy of making pure and simple advances in self care, I can honestly say August has been a [...]

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 [...]

Facets of July 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of July 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

I used to think that to begin something new.  It needed to be January, or Monday, or first thing in the morning. I am without fail full of ideas of new projects I want to do.  Things I want to start and then I follow those thoughts with, I’m going to start in the new [...]

Science Lab themed 4th Birthday Party

Science Lab themed 4th Birthday Party

Context For my son’s 4th birthday party, I was going to go low key.  That is my intention every year since his first birthday. We did the big birthday thing the first year. And I loved it, but I doubt that he remembered anything at all. Therefore I thought, okay, let’s do a second birthday [...]