A Letter from One Mother to Another

Dear Irresponsible Migrant Mother, What exactly were you thinking when you woke your children in the dead of the  night,…

On Anxiety

Sometimes, things happen in your life that change you.  They wring you from the inside out, draining you of everything…

I Don’t Miss My Husband

My husband is away at the moment, visiting his family abroad.  So naturally, I took this opportunity to do copious…

I Couldn’t Touch You

I look at her and I think of you.  Sometimes the thought creeps up from behind me, crawling over my…

The Second Eid

“You’re part of the problem.” “Sorry, what do you mean?” “Attitudes like yours, they’re part of the problem in schools.…