Among some of the new cultures that I had to navigate and somewhat assimilate to upon my moving to the US was the one day that Americans go all out on a visit to Scaryland. As it was explained to me, Halloween also known as Hallowe’en; Allhallowe’en; All Hallows’ Eve; All Saints’ Eve, is a… Read More Boo, A Halloween Culture Shock.
There is nothing more relaxing than a warm cozy meal at the end of a busy, rainy, and chilly day. I can honestly say that I never understood how busy my days could get until I had child. As my daughter reaches her milestones so quickly it seems, each day is starting to look like… Read More The Secret to Weeknights Warm Family Dinners for Busy Bees.
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” Theodore Roosevelt. If you missed last blog it was… Read More Why I (sometimes)Thank The Naysayers I meet On My Journey
As an immigrant at a young age, staying focused to my goals was another challenge that I had to overcome. I was still trying to find myself, and it was too easy for my young mind to become derailed. Life in the new world comes with a lot of new exciting things and choices that… Read More 5 Steps To Achieving Your Life Goals.
Before I had a child I always had these dreams popping in and out of my mind about what I want to do with my child, what books I want to read to her, how many mommy and me dates we will go on and all kinds of fun games we will be playing…I had… Read More Mindfully Mommying
I am one of those people who wait patiently for fall to knock at the door and immediately the excitement starts. I always look forward to many random drives I want to take in the fall to which my husband happily obliges. I am all about those sceneries around the country side, I love observing;… Read More Are you falling for Fall or freaking out about it?
I recently had a conversation with a friend where we were just discussing that same question that pretty much every human being who aspires to be a valuable productive member of society has asked at least once in their lifetime and that is “How do I leave my mark on this planet how do I… Read More My grandma “kaahkah” legacy.
The hardest part about moving to a new country or to any place, no matter how close or far, is adjusting to the rhythm of your new life. When the place you are moving to is totally different in most aspects of life, adjusting becomes a lot more challenging.… Read More Finding the Rhythm to My New Life As An Immigrant.
Well well well how to start this one? To those who know me or from my first post, it is no secret that I belong to that group that carries a lot of names : the settlers, the aliens ( this one gives me a chuckle), the wanderers, the voyagers, the explorers oh and as… Read More A snapshot of a mind of an immigrant.
Growing up in a country that has been in a political instability for a long time, children get inevitably forced to experience chaos and traumas that are outside of their parents’ control. Among the incidents that I remember when the tension in the country started to grow very bad and there were various crimes going… Read More Shielded From a World of Tumult.