Pregnancy Memoirs Part 3 – Second Trimester

I came back to Toronto from Dubai just as I entered second trimester. I still had all of August off before I was scheduled to start teaching from September. The plan was to take it easy and see how things go, and depending on that I would be going back to work or staying home….

The 5 Love Languages

What is your language of love? And I don’t mean “I love you”, “Je t’aime” or “Ami tomake bhalobashi” 😛 I mean, how to do express and receive love? If you’re not familiar with “The 5 Love Languages”, it is a best selling book by Gary Chapman. He explains that different people express and experience…

Pregnancy Memoirs Part 2 – First Trimester

“I HATE BEING PREGNANT” -the phrase that went through my mind 24/7 during my first trimester. For 12 weeks straight, I was crippled with negative thoughts because I was going through so much physically. I didn’t understand why it had to be that hard to bring a baby into this world. I didn’t feel like a…

Top 5 – Date Ideas: Cafes in Scarborough

Everyone loves date night but finding a place to go to can be a very tedious task! Especially in a city like Toronto, with hundreds of options, it’s just not easy to pick the perfect spot. That’s usually when you text your foodie friends (right here!) to ask for suggestions. Now, I thought it would be…

Self-Care : Hair Mask

Aloe Vera and Oil Hair Mask One of the best feelings in the world for me is when mommy puts oil on my hair. Now, my mom is a walking talking encyclopedia when it comes to self-care and beauty tips. Although she doesn’t really do much of these herself, she tells us to do it…

Walking Backwards

Imagine what the world would be like, If we all walked backwards. Would the glistering snow seem any less magical? Would the peaceful quite moon be loud and vigorous? Which way would the trees sway when the cool autumns breeze flew its way? And how high would the waves of the turquoise ocean reach? Tell…

Reflection – A bit more than just puffed rice

It’s Ramadan at the moment. For those of you who celebrate, you will know the amazing feeling that overcomes every single one of us during this month. The spiritual side within us is heightened and there is a feeling of togetherness. Ramadan is when we fast from sunrise to sunset for a month. By the…