World Hijab Day

Hijab (he-jab; he-gab is also acceptable). I see it as my crown, my superhero cap, my microphone. A few years ago, I ranted about my personal thoughts regarding hijab, stating: "I made this decision on my own at a young age when I learned the basic Islamic guidelines of hijab. So of course, there was a few times…

Happy Holidays!

Our family has an ongoing tradition: we decorate the house and find any excuse to exchange gifts. This year was no different. My five year old nephew Salem anxiously awaited to rip to shreds the gift wrappings and freaked out in excitement over every single toy and book he received. I mean, just geek out…

Picture of the Day

One of my favorite pictures of my young wild self! !احلا صوره ليا و انا صغيره و شقية

Your Right to Vote…

Your Right to Vote... and my right to be dumbfounded.

American Expats Voting Abroad

Are you an American living abroad like me? Are you following this year's insane elections like the rest of the world is? Do you have any idea how to practice your voting rights aboard? Please make sure to visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program, also known as FVAP, and follow the proper procedures for your…