Mommy Worries

We are no strangers to insecurity. Everyday in Pakistan we are reminded of our mortality, in some parts of the country more than others, where the idea of a good day means only ten deaths in the city that day. The fear of...

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October Reads

Now that Nael is growing up (boo-hoo but yay?) and I get a little break while he crawls around and plays on his own, I’ve managed to find time to read again. Granted I can rarely read more than a half a page at a time...

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Not Missing.

“You must be missing Pakistan a lot!” Said an acquaintance I bumped into here in Cambridge, when I told her I had recently moved back here. My instinctive response was an emphatic no. “Not at all”, I...

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Beginnings

So we managed it. Moved countries and set up a new home with a 4 month old. All through his fourth leap, which is notorious for being one of the most testing and nerve-wracking leaps for parents (although aren’t they...

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In pursuit of deer

‘Twas a long holiday weekend. And after three straight days of feeling under the weather, bingeing on ice cream and a Breaking Bad marathon, we thought we should venture out and do some sightseeing outside Cantt and Gulberg...

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