Naseem’s Journey, The Story of a Young Boy Discovering His Homeland

February 13, 2022 0 Comments

A Story for Second-Generation Americans Many of us who grew up in the United States are second-generation Americans who have at least one immigrant parent. I am a second-generation American whose family originates from the Punjab region of India. My husband is an immigrant from the Atlas Mountains region of Morocco. This also makes our …

9 Ways We Make Yennayer Special for Our Children While Living in the United States

January 12, 2022 0 Comments

Our Multicultural Family My family is multicultural and multireligious and stems from four continents: Asia, Africa, North America, and Europe. This means that we have a variety of New Year celebrations including the Punjabi New Year, Islamic Year, Gregorian New Year, and the Amazigh/ Berber New Year. My husband comes from the Atlas Mountains in …

True Family Ghost Stories #1: Old Man Daniel Norris

October 3, 2021 0 Comments

One of my favorite childhood memories is listening to my elders telling “true” family ghost stories. They were suspenseful, thrilling, and kept me up all night. They actually are the reason why I still can’t sleep in the dark as an adult. I was even lucky enough to hear these stories from the people who …

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Multiethnic Person

June 25, 2021 0 Comments

I’ve always been proud of growing up in a family with two different cultures. As a child, I enjoyed sharing my identity with my teachers and classmates. I was proud to tell everyone that my father was from India and my mother was from America. I also used to enjoy teaching my friends how to …

We Created a Youtube Channel!

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June 24, 2021 0 Comments

I’ve wanted to create a Youtube channel for a while now. Several things held me back. I’m pretty much clueless about editing videos. Making videos with children can aslo be a little challenging. I’ve decided to go for it anyway! Please consider subscribing  


June 17, 2021 0 Comments

I originally made this post several months before my grandmother passed away. We miss them both so much. I was so excited to interview my grandmother about her love story. She really thought that no one would find their story interested because it so ,” old fashioned” according to her. On the contrary, it is …

A Punjabi Boy and a Carolina Girl: How My Parents Met in 1986

June 17, 2021 0 Comments

What Are the Odds? One of the things that have always amazed me is how God unites people. Particularly, when people meet their soulmates that are from different cultures. There is no doubt that some people are just destined to be together. What are the odds of someone from a busy city in Northern India …