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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The sweetest ROI

'ama 'ug!

(Translation: Momma, hug!)

Khalid said Momma. And then he said hug. And then I gave him the squeeziest of all Momma Squeezes and asked him to say it again. And he did. And then I hugged him again and sent him on his merry way to play with a puzzle, because if you hug him too much he just gets irritated. But still. He called me Momma. And he hugged me. And because I've waited three years to be called Momma, I think I'm entitled to some tears of joy.

Alhamdulillah.


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10 Comments:

At 27/5/09 12:37 AM, Blogger baji said...

alhumdulillah and mubarak and inshallah this is only the beginning of your beautiful friendship. ;)

 
At 27/5/09 1:01 PM, Blogger Owl said...

Ooooh! Now you have me tearing up at a computer screen in a damn trade show in Germany. :D

 
At 27/5/09 5:04 PM, Blogger wayfarer said...

:-) awesome.

 
At 28/5/09 12:00 PM, Blogger Platued said...

alhumdulillah!!! IM SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!

 
At 28/5/09 9:24 PM, Anonymous Miraya said...

Yeah!! How utterly wonderful!! I am so happy for the both of you.

 
At 30/5/09 12:48 PM, Blogger yasmine said...

alhamdulillah and HIGHFIVE and squeezy, bonecrushing bearhugs to the both of you! =)

 
At 30/5/09 7:20 PM, Blogger Saira said...

MashaAllah :)

 
At 2/6/09 5:54 AM, Blogger Carol said...

Oh my God!!! That is a beautiful thing. Your patience and persistence and love are finally paying off.

 
At 3/6/09 3:11 PM, Blogger Fatima said...

Ma sha' Allah, such a joyous thing for me as a stranger and reader of your blog -- I can only imagine what this means to you!

May Allah bless you and your family. You're truly inspiring.

 
At 18/6/09 5:02 AM, Blogger Ol' Baby said...

Alhamdulillah. May you have many more :)

 

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