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Self-Care Is Not a Luxury: How I Learned This as a Brown Guy

As South Asians, a strong work ethic is everything for us, and self-care is routinely treated as self-indulgence and a weakness. But the truth is: We’re human, too, and we have limits and needs.
How Parenting Needs to Change When You Move to North America

5 Ways Parenting Needs to Change When You Move to North America

Moving to North America is a big step for many South Asian parents. Here are five ways how parenting needs to change when you move to North America!

Live Your Life and Forget Your Age

I once remember watching a video about an 80-year-old woman who received her college degree. It reminded me of a conversation I had with my mom. While her fingers rhythmically shelled peas on the living room floor, she looked at me and said, “It’s too late for me to better my English. I’m not young anymore.”
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‘Model Minority’: The Myth That Negatively Affects all Minority Groups

“You must be a doctor! Every Indian I have met is a doctor or engineer. You all are so smart and work so hard.” Beaming, the woman delivered her verdict to me. I smiled at her and mused over what she said. This was not the first time I had heard this in my life and was likely not the last. But what does this stereotype mean?
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What Growing up in my Parents’ Restaurant Taught me About Access to Childcare

“Meri mummy sab se acha khaana bena thi hain,” Shifa exclaimed with excitement as she took a huge bite of the mutton shalom ghost.

Favorite Summer Vacation Memories From a Bengali Home in the Middle East

Bushra shares her favorite summer vacation memories from her childhood growing up in a Bengladeshi household in the Middle East.

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Saqib made his New York Fashion Week 2018 debut with his high-end fashion line. Here's what you need to know about this Pakistani-American designer.
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Dark under-eye circles are no fun! Revamp your glow and lighten those babies with a quick and easy at-home remedy that works wanders!
Toronto Fashion Week never fails to impress. This year we celebrate another great event and five South Asian faces who graced the ramp with poise and sass.
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