On the Automation of “Care”

Whenever someone says, “I used ChatGPT to…” I’m now irked and annoyed. I’m like, “Really?

Sorrow Prepares You For Joy: A Story of Motherhood

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It

How Ms. Marvel Led Us to Feminist Quranic Interpretation

So I remember the moment I discovered there was a Muslim female superhero – Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan. I remember ordering

All My Children?

Today, lots of interesting things happened. I was telling my daughter that we’re going to pass by the bakery on our way

Discussing the Quran with My 10 year-old

tl;dr I started reading Quran with my child and she asked me to explain the meanings, and I discovered that I’m actually

On Treadmills, Stationary Bikes, Stairs and Elevators

I hate treadmills. But surprisingly, I love stationary bikes. Why is that? Well, what a treadmill does is it is a way to keep

On the Complex Realities of Care-giving and Care-receiving

One of the beauties of being a non-linear reader is that sometimes I read different things at the same time and make serendipi

Imposter Syndrome Among Confidence, Humility & “Virtual Prophethood” (ugh)

I was trying to explain to my mom the meaning of “impostor syndrome” the other day, and how she contributed to my

Thinking about IVF on Mother’s Day

It is Egyptian mother’s day, and it always makes me think of motherless children and childless mothers. Such a holiday (

Airport Story: Real life rom-com

This is a true story that happened to me when I was like 22. It’s got a meet-cute funny beginning and I always wanted to