Mommy Fashion – Nestling & Co.

Define: Mommy fashion /ˈmämēˈfaSHən/ noun when you need to wear something comfortable but cute, and you need to get ready in 5 minutes 😛 Well this is definitely the case for me! Gone are the days of trying on 10 different outfits and taking hours to get dressed. After becoming a mom, I have downsized my closet…

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…

Recipe – Popsicles for babies

Very Berry Popsicle Ingredients: 2 cups strawberries 2 cups raspberries 2 cups flavoured yogurt of your choice Directions: Blend the strawberries and raspberries separately. Put a layer of strawberry puree in the tray. Put it in the freezer for 20 minutes. Once the strawberry layer has started to freeze, take it out and carefully put…

Recipe – Oatmeal Cookies with Raisin & Dates

Oatmeal Cookies with Raisin & Dates What You’ll Need: 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped dates 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room…

Recipe: Smoked Salmon and Asparagus on Crackers

Ingredients: Asparagus – 10 spears Olive oil – 1 tsp Smoked Atlantic salmon – 4 oz Tomato – 4-5 medium ones, sliced 10 Wheat Crackers For the herbed cream cheese: Cream cheese, at room temperature – 1/4 cup Lemon zest – 1/2 lemon Fresh lemon juice – 1 tsp. Chopped fresh chives – 1 1/2 Tbs. Chopped fresh dill – 1 Tbs. Directions:…

Recipe – Carrot and Spinach Quiche

Ingredients: 4 eggs – beaten 1 cup spinach – chopped 1/2 cup carrots – grated 1/2 of a small onion – chopped Salt – to taste Butter Directions: Preheat oven to 200ºC/392ºF Grease the Kiddo Feedo tray with a little bit of melted butter Mix together the eggs, spinach, carrots, onion and salt Pour the mixture into…

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…