*This is being posted now that I have completed my Peace Corps service to avoid censorship* Having grown up in America literally born on both sides of the color lines. I have never felt more exposed to latent, so in your face white privilege and racism than in Morocco. I wonder if I notice it more… Read More White Privilege and Racism in Morocco
Well, I finally attended a version of the Women’s March. I went because my mom invited me and I had been on the fence about going for multiple reasons. It was a long and tiring event with my toddler – who thought it was the best thing ever aka hyper-sensory overload with a huge crowd… Read More Oakland Women’s March 2018
Salaam alaikum dear readers, I decided to talk about marriage after having a child. In my case, this is my first and only marriage and child so far. My marriage was already under strain due to my husbands immigration process during the last few months of my pregnancy being stuck in Morocco, eventually missing the… Read More Marriage after Baby
Salaams dear readers, It’s been a while hasn’t it? I have been through a lot. Some of it I will share with you all, other stuff I wont. Lets catch up on the job search thing.. I got a job in September of 2016 – one that at first blush seemed awesome however it quickly… Read More Getting back to writing
So dear readers I began my job search in October of 2015 and as of August 2016 I have only been offers two – yes TWO job offers… in ten months of job search. My mother told me that for every $10,000 I should estimate it will take me one month to find a job. … Read More Why can’t I get a job?
Salaam alaikum dear readers! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Obviously, the title of this post shares my good news of FINALLY getting a job in August 2016! Hooary! Alhumdualillah! I accepted a job offer with the local branch of an international youth shelter non-profit organization. It was a huge positive transition for my daughter,… Read More I got a job after more than 200 applications and 10+ months of job search!
Asalaam alaikum and Ramadan Mubarak from myself and my family. This year was the first year we celebrated as a “family,” because it was the first year my husband, I, a very pregnant were together since I was in Morocco. One thing on my mind since I got pregnant that I realized was important for… Read More Happy Ramadan -2016