10 Favorite Traditional Dishes Made Vegan

“I’ve always believed traditional food tends to be the healthiest, in terms of being plant based. After all, nature was our ancestors’ supermarket, where only the freshest produce (sans pesticides, insecticides, chemicals) were used to create nutritious food that has been passed down from generation to generation.&#8221…

How I Dealt With Postpartum Depression in Egypt

“Everyone talks openly about how wonderful and rewarding motherhood is. They might even talk about its many challenges; the sleepless nights, the lack of time for oneself, the loss of personal identity, the sheer enormity of the responsibility of caring for another human being and keeping them alive. But…

On Sudan

My native country, Sudan, is undergoing one of the most successful civil disobedience movements in its history. It started as a 3 day-protest towards the end of November 2016 in reaction to the lifting of subsidies on medicine and has continued into the new year. There are now talks…

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I wrote this poem a few years ago but I think it’s as much relevant now with the events happening in Syria as it was then. Forever is the word we whisper to our children As they fall asleep to the sound of sonic booms. It is the…

On Co-sleeping

“Co-sleeping (the practice of sleeping with your baby in the same room) or bed-sharing (sleeping in the same bed) has been a contentious topic ever since interest in the practice was revived. Every mommy blog I’ve visited has featured more than a few heated debates over…