Surviving the Madness

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Stay-at-home dads

When our son was born one of the questions we got asked quite often was what we were going to do with him when I went back to work. And when we said that my husband was resigning to look after the baby we got many surprised looks and reactions. Especially since we’re Muslim and this is not the most traditional of set-ups. But it’s the one that works for us. And while many thought that it was cool, a lot more people thought it was weird. It seems the older generation is too stuck in societal  ...

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What’s in a name?

In Islam it’s the right of every child to have a good name. According to Muslim Baby Names: It is the infant’s vested right to be honored with a beautiful name. When choosing a Muslim baby name for the child, it should be done with the intention that the baby will be blessed with the barakah of that name. So we had a few criteria when choosing The Munchkin’s name. For some reason I liked names that started with the letter R. We wanted something short that couldn’t be  ...

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The day we became a family

[WARNING: This post contains unflattering pictures of me. I don’t care because the result is amazing!] On the 25th of September 2013, the littlest human made his way into the world and we became a family. This is his birth story. The 24th of September being a public holiday The Husband and I spent one last childless day together. My hospital bags had been packed so off we went to the Waterfront to have lunch at Krugmann’s and just stroll around aimlessly for a bit. I was  ...

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