My Self-Care Fail, And How we can take better care of ourselves.

  The importance of self care: For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a Somali- Canadian Mom of 4 kids living in Texas. I’ve been a wfhm for the past 5+ years as a Virtual Assistant. I’ve learned the hard way that juggling family, work, and hobbies can take a toll on health if you dont make time …

FousiaMy Self-Care Fail, And How we can take better care of ourselves.

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Mommy Burnout: What is it? and 4 simple tips to help you cope

If you have a child there will be times you have Mommy Burnout. The simple fact is that being a mom in today’s world whether you’re a stay at home mom, or a working mom there are many responsibilities placed on our shoulders that our husbands even while working are not put through. Dr. Sears says, “Mommy burnout happens when …

FousiaMommy Burnout: What is it? and 4 simple tips to help you cope

Manners Start At Home

Good manners reflect something from inside, an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self. Emily Post As a Mom, one of the most important things I want my children to grow up with is good manners. Making good eye contact, minding their p’s and q’s, knowing how to set a table, and how to conduct themselves in various …

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Alone in my grief: Part 2

There was a time when I needed advice from someone who had been in my shoes, but to my dismay i couldn’t find one. I found fatwas about rites for miscarriages and stillbirths, yet I struggled to find anything to help me cope with the grief aside from being told to remain patient. However, patience wasn’t what I was missing. …

FousiaAlone in my grief: Part 2

Alone In My Grief Part 1

Earlier this year I lost two early pregnancies. Lost both of them at home and naturally. During the first pregnancy I knew something was off, I knew I was pregnant I recognized the symptoms. Before this I had three pregnancies that all ended with healthy and strong babies. This time was different the symptoms where muted not as strong as …

FousiaAlone In My Grief Part 1