I Did Not Understand the Purpose of Internet of Things Until I Became a Mom

Having specialized in Information and Communication, my classmates and I were among the first to hear about the internet of things and participate in discussions about its utility… Back when I was in college, I was not convinced with the concept at all. I saw it as another face of electronic invasion into our lives… Continue reading I Did Not Understand the Purpose of Internet of Things Until I Became a Mom

A Baby Is a Challenge Not a Relationship Cure-All

Every time someone sees a new mom with her baby, their first reflection is “enjoy this stage, it goes by so fast…” Mommy smiles politely and if she’s anything like me answers “it does, doesn’t it?”, gives a gentle kiss to her little one while muttering to herself “what the hell are they talking about!?… Continue reading A Baby Is a Challenge Not a Relationship Cure-All

Woman I Did Not Know, I Owe You an Apology

Once upon a time, four years ago, in another lifetime that seems oceans and shores away today, my husband and I were newlyweds. One evening, we decided to go out for a romantic dinner in a well known restaurant in Paris. And while we were waiting for our food (which turned out to be disgusting… Continue reading Woman I Did Not Know, I Owe You an Apology

The Milestone that Made All the Difference

According to different cultures baby developmental milestones are defined and addressed differently. In middle eastern countries the number fourty holds unique connotations. For example, when a person passes away, a memorial is held on the fourtieth day after his death. Even in our storytelling culture we talk about Aladin and the fourty thieves. So when… Continue reading The Milestone that Made All the Difference

Thankful and Tired Are Not Like Sugar and Salt

So it’s Sunday again… Not only it is the end of another day, but also the end of another week. I am tired, if not exhausted, and at the edge of breaking down into pieces again… I say again because it seems I’ve been feeling like this for as long as I can remember… I… Continue reading Thankful and Tired Are Not Like Sugar and Salt