Little Men – Sons Today, Husbands Tomorrow

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم She hurriedly sets the food on the dining table and calls out to him, "Come on, food is ready!". She checks again to make sure everything is there: the plates, a glass of water, and cutlery. As he rushes in and takes his place at the table, he says, "Turn the … Continue reading Little Men – Sons Today, Husbands Tomorrow

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“O Lord, Let it Be a Boy”

Its not like it's an alien concept for me; I had heard the 'hearsay' about it even before marriage and motherhood. Even the Quran talks about it more than once. Its especially common among rural, uneducated villagers, and most "educated and enlightened" Asians in particular (Arabs, Indians, Chinese, Pakistani's).   I admit I never really understood this belief that's so staunchly … Continue reading “O Lord, Let it Be a Boy”