So I had often wondered that what is the solution to reduce the tension between these two very close yet very far relationships until I came across this very enlightening post on the Facebook group Soul Sisters Pakistan which has some guidelines on how to be a better mother in law. This piece goes to the core of the problem and addresses the main issue which causes the rift between this relationship Continue reading How To Be A Better Mother In Law
Most of the first time parent advice is from women who are past the child bearing age and their baby raising memories are so rusty now that their advice is not supportive at all. That is why, as a first time mother to a six month old, I have devised a help guide for mothers and for myself so that my child bearing memories stay afresh in the form of this article online.
In every little habit and preference of hers, I see myself or my husband or some other member of her family. It is amazing to see that we all are just a combination of all the different people in our family yet we all are still separate individuals living different lives, fighting our own battles, Alhamdullilah and SubhanAllah. Continue reading Joy of Being Mommy
Thus started the toughest week of my life. My baby was in pain with fever that would go high as 104 degrees. Her face was getting redder and a time came when she couldn’t even open her eyes due to the measles in her eyes. Continue reading How To Take Care Of A Baby With Measles
It is really hard going to office seeing your baby in pain and needing you. My daughter needs only me when she is sick and is inconsolable. I was devastated and had half a mind to quit my job. I posted my feelings on a Facebook support forum: Continue reading Solace for a guilty mother