Monthly Archive: April 2015


When your child teaches you it’s ok to be different

Originally appeared at New Orleans Mom Blog. My nine year old son surprises me everyday with his wise and analytical comments. Let me preface this statement with a little bit about my childhood. I was born and raised by a very traditional Pakistani family in a very rural-ish American town in Iowa. We had a cornfield in our backyard and my mom wore traditional clothing which consisted of a long...