The Nafsa (new mother’s) Grave is Open for 40 Days | Introducing “Mother’s of Morocco” Video Series

Written by, Layla B., BA, MA | lb@laylab.co.uk | www.laylab.co.uk  In Dubai, UAE // Heart in Morocco // Born in England   Entrepreneur | Women’s Empowerment & Business Mentor| Traditional postpartum Trainer|Writer|Philanthropist|    Click here to download our free Sacred Womb Steaming Recipe!   Click to watch our Mothers of Morocco episodes IG / FB / Twitter / iN   Postpartum depression has recently become…

Welcome to our new column!

Welcome to a new column dedicated to archiving folk knowledge and stories from our Armenian kin. Inspired by the many lovely posts I see from my SWANA Armenian friends just floating around social media, I wanted to create a space to honor and archive these precious stories in a more stable way.  If you are…

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION… Do NOT steal my culture please!

Written by Layla B. (aka Umm Muawiyah) CULTURAL APPROPRIATION!  I want to have a discussion about this, not a debate, as this is something important in general, but in the birth world it is essential. If you search on google, this is what Cultural Appropriation is defined as: “the adoption or use of the elements of one culture by members…

For Teta’s & Roses

I have been trying to stimulate my creative spirit more lately. The other night, I was inspired in my sleeplessness to write after my first joure rose (damascus rose) bloomed. This particular rose was gifted to my by an Armenian-Syrian grandmother who is a friend of my mother’s here in LA. She brought it herself all…