One of the hottest topics today is the empowerment of little girls, and the feminist in me can’t feel more proud of my generation and the efforts we’re putting in to make this happen. I mean, isn’t it time for … Continue reading Let’s talk about princess stories
“Social networks suck!”. Or so, everyone claims, except me. Well, at least for the time being. When my kids want to become heavy users of social media, I’ll officially ban it from my house. Until then, I’ll continue to enjoy … Continue reading Do social networks really suck?
My name is Asiya Nasir, aka @Mamabasic on social media. I studied Psychology, Counseling, and Therapies, worked with adults with mental health psychosis challenges and worked under a Child and Adolescent Mental Health psychiatric doctor. I have come across narcissistic … Continue reading The truth about narcissistic parents
A four-year-old girl was playing with a doll in her classroom when her teacher told her that her parents had arrived, and it was time for her to go back home. “Don’t forget to say goodbye to your friend who’s … Continue reading Do we really teach our kids to discriminate?
“How old is your son?”…. is a question I’m not sure how to answer anymore. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With my first baby, I always counted in months, however with my second I got lazy. I started rounding his age to 1 or … Continue reading How old is your son?
Dear Summer, I love you. This year, everything about you is just so perfect; I wouldn’t want to have it any other way. We’re lucky to spend summer in the mountains this year, where the weather is … Continue reading A open letter to summer from a happy mom
Who doesn’t love paint? Well, moms probably don’t because it gets the house, the kids, the clothes (and everything else) so dirty… But the kids… they LOVE it! So, what is better than taking them to a workshop where they … Continue reading Medaf Creative Studio: Unleash Your Child’s Creativity
Before having children, a long car travel trip in the car did not seem like a big issue. You would just pop in the car and off you go. Maybe it was a trip to see a family member or a … Continue reading Easy Car Travel Tips with a Child
Before having kids, I always pictured myself as a cool mom. The type of mom who would allow all the fun games at home, with no restrictions whatsoever. The cool mom that I had in mind allowed her kids to … Continue reading What is your mom tribe?
The fear of choking is real for most parents, especially those who are introducing solid food to their little babies. As a mom, this fear keeps haunting me over and over again, so much so that I try to limit … Continue reading How can parents prevent choking in babies and young kids?
An important lie has been preserving our race for many generations; one that all young couples have been telling themselves, hoping only for the best: “when we become parents, our kids will never behave this way”. Like everyone else, I … Continue reading Your baby is not the enemy. You are.
The first time I heard about hypnobirthing, I was pregnant with my second child in Thailand. I attended a talk that explained the benefits of this method, however, I never tried it myself as my first pregnancy and labor went … Continue reading Hypnobirthing: Can it really make labor less painful?