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Women’s march

This week saw our new President in action. Looks like his main focus was how many showed up to his inauguration and blaming the media for messing around with the pictures. This administration has shown they don’t believe in facts and live in an “alternative facts ” world. The day after, hundreds of thousands of women were marching against the current administration. It was … Read More Women’s march

New beginnings

I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year’s!  I kept seeing and hearing good riddance to 2016 due to the collective depression we felt whether from the election, various celebrity deaths … Source: New beginnings

The struggle is real…

I have been in a funk since the election. Been watching on social media about Muslimahs being attacked for wearing hijab. Or claiming an attack and then retracting that claim. This just makes it wo… Source: The struggle is real…

The American Nightmare

I woke up to what I thought was a nightmare yesterday morning. Our nation’s divide became apparent this past Tuesday when our nation elected a reality television star to become the next Presi… Source: The American Nightmare

Finding patience in loss

This week was a sad one for my kids. They had to give up their beloved pet that they had been waiting years to get. Unfortunately due to his health issues, we just couldn’t keep him anymore. I know any parent loves seeing their kids happy and hate to see them down. We do anything in our powers to make them happy. However, sometimes … Read More Finding patience in loss

Get your best face for fall/skin care tips

Happy fall everyone! Can you tell I’m excited about my favorite season? Love the colors of this season, the glow of the sun, the cooler weather and the smells of pumpkin and spice and everything nice. What’s not so nice is what the weather does to my skin. My skin care routine needs to be modified to deal with the drier air and skin. … Read More Get your best face for fall/skin care tips

Styling sparkle and shine

Best part of being a woman is dressing up! There are endless varieties and combinations in which we can use our outfits to make us feel glamorous and feminine. This post is about adding that little… Source: Styling sparkle and shine

Arming oneself

The latest rise in Islamophobic incidents, especially in NYC have shocked me. This has happened in a city that is known for its diversity and tolerance. The city I grew up in. A recent attac… Source: Arming oneself

Burkini ban

The title tells you what this blog post is about. The latest photo from France of a woman that was dressed modestly on a beach in France and forcibly undressed in a place where the “burkini” has been banned has struck a chord globally. I am glad to have this blog as a way to voice my opinion as it seems the Muslim woman’s … Read More Burkini ban

Birthday ponderings

Whether you celebrate birthdays or not, it can be a time of reflection. When I was younger, it was a time for my parents to celebrate ME only, my special day. As I have grown up, it has been a day to start facing realities. I certainly came to this Earth this day but where was I before that? I started my earthly journey … Read More Birthday ponderings

Teaching time management

It is back to school season here in the South. My eldest has just started middle school and with that has come a whole new set of expectations and responsibilities. Unfortunately, this has meant ad… Source: Teaching time management

Democracy for all

Are you feeling mad that an asinine person has been nominated and can potentially be elected to the highest office in this nation? Don’t just sit on your butt and complain about it. You have … Source: Democracy for all