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relationships

  • FAITH, RELATIONSHIPS

    To Ramadan, With Love

    My Dearest Ramadan, We waited for you for so long – an entire year almost. We counted the months, then weeks,then days until your arrival and yet, even with our constant anticipation,…

  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Is Your Heart Shining || Original Painting by Ausma Malik
    MOTHERHOOD

    Is Your Heart Shining?

    Some months ago, my adorable five year old nephew taught our children that if they share and do good things, their hearts will be shining and full of light.* Our eldest was…

  • DESIGN

    Refresh, Renew, Rejoice

    Can you believe Mamanushka just turned six months old? Well six months and 7 days but who’s counting? What an absolutely wonderful 24 weeks it’s been getting to know you all and…

  • MAMANUSHKA.COM || Like A Mother || Thoughts On Becoming A Khala
    RELATIONSHIPS

    ‘Like’ A Mother

    The One ‘First’ I Experienced ‘Last’  Being the eldest of four sisters, I suppose I mostly experienced all the firsts …well… First. I was the first to go to school, drive, move…

  • MAMANUSHKA.COM || MAMA BEFORE ME
    MOTHERHOOD, RELATIONSHIPS

    My Mama Before Me

    I used to be a Daddy’s girl. Eldest child.  Sure of myself and my place in the world. ‘Aunty ki bachi’ my sisters would mockingly call me alluding to my people pleasing nature.…

  • MAMANUSHKA.COM || On Being The Parent Who Forgot || Father and Child || Water Color
    MOTHERHOOD

    On Being The Parent Who … ‘Forgot’

    ‘Mama why didn’t you come today to my school for the peace day ceremony?’ What?! That was today? When?!  ‘Yes everybody’s mama and baba were there I couldn’t see you.’ Heart dropping…