“It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”

“It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”

And so the saying goes… “It Takes a Village to Raise a Child” Raising children is a challenging task, one which you can never be entirely prepared for. I have taken care of countless kids from a very young age. I am considered the babysitter of the family. But having...
Lost in translation

Lost in translation

Photo by: Maryam Lary Postpartum had a huge hit on my phycological wellbeing, add to that going through it in a global pandemic while my family members are miles and miles away, the sleepless nights, the passing of my grandfather, and much more which I am not yet...
I failed you…

I failed you…

Baby Maryam =) Sometimes, we go through situations in life where we seem to overreact, where our actions don’t make any sense to the people around us and to our own selves too. We start questioning ourselves, thinking we’re just being silly or stupid for feeling the...
Do you need anything baba?

Do you need anything baba?

Yadee (My Grandfather), his radio and my sister Noor. A few months ago, the news of my grandfather being admitted to the hospital hit my heart, sinking it into a state of absolute grief. Sometimes, I find my eyes watering as a flooded river during a storm remembering...
My Shiny Floor!

My Shiny Floor!

Art direction & photography by: Maryam Lary Art direction & photography by: Maryam Lary Art direction & photography by: Maryam Lary It’s the weekend… Well, technically not… I quit my job 2 days ago, after endless battles with my heart and brain about...
Dear Winter

Dear Winter

Photo by: Maryam Lary Photo by: Maryam Lary Dear Winter, I wake up every day checking the weather updates, hoping and wishing it would be my lucky day and the temperature would finally go up and the warm sun would shine on my eyes with a slight cool breeze just enough...