Destigmatizing the idea of children with special needs in Egypt

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Rola Moemen, an Egyptian woman and mother of a beautiful little girl, called Tala, for a feature I was writing on her. Over the course of 2 hours she told me an incredible story. The story of…

Tips to surviving motherhood in a foreign country

People who know me know this about me (it’s almost a trait): I’m struggling to adapt to Egypt. After 3 years of living here, I would still jump at any opportunity to move out and never look back. Then motherhood hit me like 10-ton truck…