Ramadan Activity Kit

  If you read my blog regularly, you probably already know about some of the books I bought for my daughter this Ramadan.┬áThose books, however, pale in comparison to the Ramadan activity kit I ordered, which is pretty much the holy grail of Ramadan entertainment for children. I ordered an activity kit from the company…

The Spoils of Teaching

“Miss, I am going to present about coffee now. Please, let me make you a cup. ” I smile and thank her profusely as she hands me the cup. Secretly, I am dreading it. I hate drinking coffee. It has the most disgusting flavor- bitter, with a strong after taste. Since moving to Saudi Arabia,…

Diyala

When I first moved to Saudi, I had the intention of blogging frequently. I wanted to show people what life here was really like- no more stereotypes that everyone here is uneducated and lives in a tent, that everyone is a terrorist, that all women are just miserable baby makers. I wanted people in the…

Home

Most days in Saudi, I do okay. I get up, go to work, collect my daughter, cook dinner, do laundry, etc. Basically I am in a routine. It’s not the most exciting thing, but that’s life. Plus it is almost like a coping mechanism to deal with living a million miles away from home. When…