The Leaves to The Tree
Maulana Rumi’s Poetry CornerDon’t look at your form, however ugly or beautiful. Look at love and at the aim of your quest...O you whose lips are parched, keep looking for water. Those parched lips are proof that eventually you will reach the source.
- Join The Club
- Dear Son…
- Always a mother
- On getting pregnant again
- I don’t feel strong. I’m just about surviving.
- Why I refuse to sit in the boat of depression
- From Paradise he came and returned
- The 4-6 month Blur
- What to say about your EDD
- “More Than a Footnote: Me, My Child, and Autism” By Ustadha Zaynab Ansari
- “Fussy baby”
- Why not just bury the baby girl?
- Detergents, Bathing, Lotions and Potions
- Fasting when pregnant and/or breastfeeding
- Vaccinating Rosey on the NHS
Ahlam on Mirror Mirror on the Wall… Well wisher on Dua for 15th of Sha’ban… Saidou badjie on Dua before studying sana on Mirror Mirror on the Wall… Shagufta on Dear Son…
Author Archives: asmakarif
Something strange happens when people hear about someone dying. They automatically assume the family members are going to be depressed. I accept the grieving process needs to occur for everyone that’s affected and it’ll be different for everyone who is affected, however, … Continue reading
A week ago, on Tuesday 11th December 2012 at 1.58pm, we were blessed with a baby boy who passed away during the calm labour process. I say calm because, even after 41 weeks of a really good, normal pregnancy, I … Continue reading
The 4-6 month “blur” is something that isn’t really talked about during pregnancy but when mothers get talking about their feelings they realise that they shared the same experience as other mothers and in hindsight they weren’t alone. Unfortunately, mothers … Continue reading
A tip to all mothers when answering the question “When are you due?”: Don’t give out your estimated due date! Don’t worry if the baby is early as no one really complains then. The “well meaning complaints” really come when … Continue reading
A really insightful lesson from a mother who radiates warmth, truth in her speech and goodness in her character (may God reward her immensely in this world and the next. Ameen): I never thought I would have a child with autism, a … Continue reading