A week ago today, Rahul and Leila’s Teta (Arabic for grandma) returned home after a quick week-long stay with us in Chengdu. In between early morning whines Leila asked, “Where Teta Mama?” “She’s in Lebanon baby.” “Waaaah, where Tetaaaaa Mamaaaaa?” “Rahul love Teta. Rahul love Teta Mama,” he said. ---------------------- While having her diaper changed … Continue reading Teta


Jiddo aka diddo and Teta, L and R's paternal grandfather and grandmother took us shopping in Paris a couple of weeks ago.The children needed shoes. We returned to the hotel with sandals that looked nice and fit well. They came in cute little shoe boxes. Maher's friends offered L and R clothes that were elegantly … Continue reading Boxes