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19twentythree | January 17, 2018

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Baby Bump goes Clubbing!

August 10, 2016 | Hadeel El Deeb

All you need to say is 90s or 80s disco and I’m at the door ready to shake it all night long, so when my husband said he got us tickets for a 90s disco party that last weekend, I … Read More

Mommy Rants: You are not princesses

August 10, 2016 | Nadine El Sayed

To my two daughters: You aren’t, nor should you aspire to be, princesses. Let’s get this out of the way so we can all get along.Read More

Humanity at its Worst

February 29, 2016 | Hadeel El Deeb

We judge, we complain, we argue about the pettiest things; we enjoy our selfishness and practice it perfectly yet certainly make sure we criticize everyone around us for it. We hunt for the heck of it and brag about our … Read More

Her Flames of Life

September 29, 2015 | Hadeel El Deeb

She walked into the fire; with all her might, she walked into the fire of blazing and deadly heat, knowing it’s where she should be. She opened her eyes, staring at the flames, challenging them to get closer, and when … Read More

Mommy Rants: Everything is not my fault.

September 9, 2015 | Nadine El Sayed

If my baby is gassy, constipated, sneezing or anything else in the medley of things I have to deal with everyday, the last thing I need is for you to make me feel it’s all my fault.Read More

Thoughts of Stardust

August 25, 2015 | Hadeel El Deeb

Grant me my godforsaken right to see it however I want to see it, to deal with it in my own way, to vent, to be angry, to be frustrated, to be upset, to weep, and to finally accept it … Read More

Nothing Happened to Sahel

August 12, 2015 3

Sahel is what you make it out to be. Stop whining!Read More

The Happiness of Being

August 12, 2015

We forbid ourselves from just being. We don’t leave ourselves in peace. And when we meet people who seem to be really living and enjoying themselves – like kids do – we accuse them of being careless and start labeling them as “carefree,” as if that were a negative way of being.”
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Seeing the Beauty in Ugly

February 25, 2015 | Nadine El Sayed

There are people who choose to see the good in everything. Then there are others who choose to spot that one, rare and very slightly ugly angle of the most perfect beauty in the world. It’s not an ability, it’s a … Read More

Living, or just surviving?

February 23, 2015 | Hadeel El Deeb

Stop “just surviving” as you blame the world for your misery, and start “living” by being in-tune with yourself and what’s healthy for your essence. Read More