On October 6th, I woke up to a phone call in the middle of the night from my little brother (turns out I previously missed 3 calls from my other brother) to tell me that my Nanu (grandma) had passed away. I had just barely gone to bed about an hour or so earlier, so… Continue reading Goodbye, Nanu
Reflections on turning 35
Last week I turned 35! And a week later, I am ready to properly share my reflection of this new age bracket. My initial reaction to my 35th birthday was one of uncertainty. It wasn't so much about turning 35 as it was about the idea of 40 creeping up sooner than ever. Because 40 seems like… Continue reading Reflections on turning 35
Daily Recommendation: Stop Telling Your Kids What To Do…ALL the Time!
To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. May 14/15: Stop Telling Your Kids What To Do...ALL the Time! Maybe this is an inherent problem amongst South Asian parents, but they don't seem to know when to stop telling their kids what to do. Sure, parents know what's best for… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Stop Telling Your Kids What To Do…ALL the Time!
Daily Recommendation: 7 Day Compilation
I am so sorry for the lack of daily recommendation posts over the last two weeks (!!), but I've been on travel and super busy which has led to a seriously (and inexcusable) lapse in posts. So, I thought I would do a multi-day recommendation post instead (in an attempt to catch up). And I promise… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: 7 Day Compilation
Daily Recommendation: Spend Your Birthday with Your Parents
To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. January 9/10: Spend Your Birthday with Your Parents Disclaimer: I realize this is a very personal suggestion and not everyone is in a situation in which they are able to (or want to) spend time with their parents. This post is not meant… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Spend Your Birthday with Your Parents