So after MANY trials and tribulations my husband arrived at SFO (San Francisco International Airport) on July 27th 2015 from Morocco via Frankfurt, Germany. I kept it pretty hush hush just because I have been through so many ups and downs emotionally since I left Morocco to give birth that if I was disappointed yet… Read More Alhumdualillah my husband has arrived!
Asalaam alaikum! Oh boy! Oh girl! I feel like I have fallen into an alternate universe – the land of being a parent. I felt so ready I read all the right books in preparation of the birth of my daughter but none of those books talked about life after birth (LAB). It should also… Read More Have I fallen down the new parent rabbit hole?
So I have been back in the good old USA now since December 19th 2014. It has been a stressful and emotional return to the US. Its been stressful because – + Dealing with reverse culture shock. Yes there is reverse culture shock when you have been away from home as long as I have. … Read More Back in the USA…
So in December after waiting over 30 days to hear from my husband’s work about him quitting his job in Morocco – having heard nothing although my husband has his visa in hand. My husband and I decided that I would fly back to the USA to give birth in California without him potentially there… Read More Pregnancy Update – December 2014
Salaam alaikum. So finally I feel like writing about my pregnancy for this month and a little bit about how I was feeling last month. Alhumdualillah I finally am over the nasty chest cold I caught before our trip to Casablanca for my husbands visa interview in October. Before I travelled I saw the nurses/dr… Read More Pregnancy Update – October and November
So on 10/10 after getting a 221g and the receipt for my husbands visa/passport after dealing with the consulate officer – Mr. RPCV Kenya/ Flying Spagetti Monster – I walked out of the consulate knowing I had very little time to ensure my husband was given a visa and his case wasn’t sent back to… Read More Casablanca Consulate Interview Update!
So on 10/10 my husband and I woke up at 6 am to the sound of the athan- a feat for me as I have been battling a cold since before we arrived on Tuesday of that week on the over night train from Taza. I had made sure the night before that we packed… Read More Casablanca Consulate – Visa Interview – 10/10/2014