Meray Bachoun, Meray Piyaary – A Children’s Day Special

On this Children's Day, I wanted to share my FAVOURITE nazam of my brother Muslim Rizvi. He is a father of two kids and is raising them in Canada. Why is it my favourite? Because he has so beautifully written what I, as a parent feel. The dilemma of explaining this complicated world we live in, …

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Book Review: My Eid Mubarak Story Book

Raising kids outside your home country always comes with its own set of challenges. The toughest of all being, keeping them close to your cultural roots. We as parents have to make a conscious effort to teach them things that were a part of our daily lives- be it the language or the festivals we celebrate …

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Sometimes the Best Vacation is a Staycation – Here’s Why…

Recently our kids had their mid-term break at school and this time, it was for a week (normally it is just a couple of days). As soon as us expats hear about upcoming holidays, we pack our bags for either a quick trip back home or a holiday somewhere close by. A number of Qatar …

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Pakistani Troupe Paints D-Town Green at Katara’s Cultural Diversity Festival 2017

Katara in cooperation with UNESCO Office in Doha is hosting a Cultural Diversity Festival from 4th October - 11 November. And its such a shame that many of us never found out! So many countries have already showcased their culture, through live shows for over a month now! Luckily, around 2 pm I found out …

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