My Journey of Leadership

“Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon Leadership feels familiar to me. Not that I’ve received the title in an official capacity, but it has informally been my experience throughout my life. Starting from my family, I’m the eldest with two younger sisters that followed me around everywhere I went. As I…

Endy 100 Night Review

Once upon a time, there was a family of two. With a new baby, the two became three. The mommy loved to sleep, but the baby would not let it be First it was the night feedings and wake ups, but as the baby grew, so did her back pain.  That, along with a not-so-comfortable…

To My Baby Z, As You Turn A Year Old

Dear Zakariya, Can you believe you are one whole year old today? I can’t. It feels like just yesterday your abbu and I brought you home from the hospital; absolutely clueless about this journey we embarked on as new parents. Do you remember our car ride home from the hospital? Your abbu drove, as I…

‘Rong Moyla’ – My Thoughts on Colorism

  I was going through my childhood album the other day, you might have seen it on my stories. While going through it, I remembered how much darker I used to be. And the amount of bullshit I had to hear growing up, surprisingly just the few years when I actually lived in Bangladesh. You…

Baby Teething Products

Hey guys! Hope you got a full night’s sleep, because we didn’t 😦 Our precious baby is 7 months old and teething. Any parent will tell you how rough this phase is. He’s fussy, cranky, and just not sleeping well. It’s been so hard for him and for us as well. I have been trying different…

New Mommy Products

Before you go to the hospital, it’s really important that you have some things prepared for when you come home with the baby. Because you will be absolutely exhausted, and between diaper changes and feeding the baby, you really won’t have any time to go shopping for yourself. Here are some things that I bought…

Baby Zakariya’s Birth Story

Hey guys, thanks for dropping by. I’m both excited and nervous to share this with you. It’s such a personal experience, but I didn’t want to stop the “Pregnancy Memoirs” series at the third trimester, I think you guys need closure :P. So here I am, sharing one of my most intimate and personal days…

Pregnancy Memoirs Part 4 – Third Trimester

The honeymoon-phase-second-semester went by quickly. When I was finally enjoying the pregnancy, time just flew by. I was busy with work, and we also decided to moved to a new place before baby came. I was excited to decorate our new home, and every day we added a little bit here and there to make…

“Where are you from?” – Life of a TCK

  Hey there! Hope you’re doing well! ❤ I’d love it if you tell me a little bit about yourself. What’s your name? How old are you? Where are you from? If you were to ask me this set of questions, I’d struggle a little bit, not going to lie. Especially with the last one….

Top 5 – Hajj Reflections

As Muslims, hajj is a milestone that a lot of us aspire to reach. I haven’t been for Hajj yet, but I wanted to get the inside scoop from some family and friends that went this year. While it’s fresh in their minds, I asked them 5 questions.