Amnah Ibrahim

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Amnah Ibrahim is your typical everyday mom of three little girls. Everyday she's surrounded by library books, crayons, and dress-up clothes. A craft and sewing enthusiast, she's also a wanna-be photographer and risk taker in the kitchen. Find more great posts from Amnah Ibrahim at This Little Life of Mine, and follow her as she delights in her domestic roles on Twitter @LLifeOfMine and on Facebook.

Everything I Need for My Home Birth

I remember with my first two pregnancies, packing my hospital bag was so exciting. I would pack it and repack it, looking at all the contents, eager to put them to use in the hospital. But by my third pregnancy, I decided that a home birth was the direction I planned for. Technically, I didn’t have to pack anything–everything I could possibly want to make me comfortable was already in place. Home sweet home! However, there were certain items that I needed to purchase for the actual delivery and some additional things that would help me through my labor. I remember when I ordered my home birth kit and the small box arrived on my door step, I was completely surprised by how little was needed to have a baby at home.

What I Need for My Home Birth

Reflecting on the Final Days of My Last Pregnancy

This pregnancy’s days are numbered. No more counting months or weeks; I’ve reached the point of counting down days. Where did those previous 38 weeks go? The ones that felt as if they were dragging and never ending at times. Have I really reached the end of maternity jeans and insatiable pregnancy cravings of supermarket sushi and pickles? Am I closing this childbearing chapter of my life? I think so. And I am content.

Appreciating the Simplicity and Relaxation of Baby's Bath Time

It’s the end of the day. I’m tired… no, I’m exhausted. I mommied it up extra hard today. Pancakes, home school lessons, laundry, errands, swim lessons, more errands, breaking up sibling arguments, dinner… and oh yeah, dinner. It feels like the day that never ends. Yes, it goes on and on my friends. Then bedtime creeps closer and I’m doing a happy dance up the stairs. But first, bath time.

Appreciating the Simplicity and Relaxation of Bath Time

Why My Little Z is My Own Minnie Mouse + 9 Adorable Minnie Tees

Quick, name everyone’s favorite female Disney character! Right! Minnie Mouse! Now, I can also name our family’s favorite character: Baby Z! Minnie and Zaynab are pretty much two of a kind. They’re both sweet-tooth aching adorable, stylish, and fashionable! I may be biased, but I can’t help but feel like everything Z wears is the cutest thing ever. It’s all in the confidence she has parading around the house! She may be sporting some fun printed leggings and her favorite pink polka dot rain boots, or sashaying around in her Minnie Mouse tutu dress.

9 Adorable Minnie Mouse T-Shirts

Celebrating Z's Favorite Word in her Minnie Mouse Tutu Dress

Z has become a bit of a chatterbox lately. The only problem is that I’m the only one fluent in “Z-speak”. While a lot of what she says is can be understood by those in our family, it’s mostly gibberish to those around us. However there are certain words that she picks up and can say as clear as day. Her favorite recent word is “dress” and she uses it every single day.

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