Things new parents in Pakistan wish people would bring as gifts.

Most new parents are fully equipped with everything they could get their hands on for their baby. Bottle warmer to a car seat to tiny little onesies. So when you give them something they have in abundance know that your present is stacked neatly in a pile that will probably be given away. Here are few things that guarantees a long thank you note.

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You know you’re lucky if…

You know you are lucky if you have friends that are by your side when you are at your saddest.

You know you are lucky if you have friends who call you every hour to check if you need anything.

You know you are lucky if you have friends who believe in you more than yourself.

You know you are lucky if you have friends who show up so you don’t feel lonely.

I am definitely the luckiest person in the world to know girls who are kind, beautiful, talented and just incredible.

I thought I was ready. Prepared for what I was told will happen post pregnancy. Every book I read, every advice I got was a lie. I wasn’t ready, not even close. I went through emotions I didn’t know existed. I didn’t understand why it was happening. Postpartum depression was something I never thought I’d go through but I did. I was full of self-doubt and uncertainty; felt severely insignificant. It was tough and I am not sure I’ve completely recovered but I do know that I am more aware of myself than I ever was. I know what I want and I know what I can get. I wish I could say it was all easy but it wasn’t and if it weren’t for some amazing women in my life whose constant attention, care and support led me through, I don’t think I would’ve survived.

So to my lovelies.  Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!