struggles

The actor got real about fertility after she revealed that she’s expecting her second child.
I hear that this is even worse for stay at home moms, and I believe it. I work outside of the house, but I am fairly anti-social, which doesn't help the loneliness at all. I feel very blessed to have my son by my side every evening, but sometimes I would kill for a long, meaningful conversation with another adult.
I struggle. I struggle to inform my friends, my colleagues, students, and the "masses" about human interference with wildlife, climate change, and how our diet contributes to both these problems.
Being a Muslim immigrant in the United States means growing up in a community where no one looks like you. It means going through an education system that wasn't built for people like you. It means growing up a thousand miles away from aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.
🎶Where I live, there are rainbows.🎶And centipedes. And flying cockroaches.
A wise rabbi once said "let tomorrow fend for itself". So I'm slowly learning to cling to His principle, alleviating the pressure of having to always have it right today. Giving myself permission to make mistakes if so be it--allowing the script to somewhat take its course.
You're smiling as you read this because you understand that the choices I make today affect you and your daily life right now. You are truly proud and honored to have been me because your overall journey sprinkled with mistakes, hardships, rejections, failures, and heartbreaks became your recipe to the happiness that resides in you in this very moment.
It was the season of Light; it was the season of Darkness. It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. To swarm
If you have a strong-willed child, you know it. You don't have to be told by a professional. Strong-willed children are disagreeable, stubborn, and emotional. High-maintenance kids wear parents out emotionally, physically, and mentally.