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. …

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Dear Laundry, I HATE YOU

Growing up I never really had a problem with laundry, My mother did it all when we were younger and when we became old enough old we(the big kids) had days, than later on my brother became the defacto laundry man. He did the whole houses laundry and everyone put away their own clothes. Now that I have my own …

FousiaDear Laundry, I HATE YOU

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 …

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Embracing Your Gifts

A while ago I was listening to a lecture on YouTube, and the speaker said how we’re all created with a special gift and our inability to share our gift with others is like turning your back on your God Given Talents. Ever since I was a young girl I worried more about the gifts that I wasn’t blessed with …

FousiaEmbracing Your Gifts