10 Ways to Multitask while Listening to my Podcast

After tons of retakes and interrupted laughter and mini catfights and more than a few tears… it’s finally out. Backstreet’s back? “Ummm, not really,” as Kaya would say as we’ve only just started so maybe…

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Space in between

It’s not so much that I’ve been uninspired as much as I’ve decided to take a step back and breathe. Just to think about how I’m spending my time and whether or not anyone was…

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10 Ways I Wasted Time Before Having Kids

I’m a mom to 3: a 3 year old, an 18-month old, and a 4 month old! On those days when I have trouble #findingthemagic or, let’s face it, finding 3 minutes of peace, I…

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I’m a Mom. I’m a Muslim. Here’s what I’m telling my children about Trump.

My dad walked out of Palestine as a refugee at the age of 10. My mom is the most elegant Lebanese woman of her generation, learned English as a third language, and taught my sister…

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What I Need to Tell My Mom This Year on Her Birthday (and Mother’s Day)

So many things change when we become a mom. The sagging and forgetfulness we are all aware of, but something that isn’t expressed so often is our newfound appreciation for our moms. Today is my…

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