From My Perspective

Blog URL:http://www.summaiyahhyder.com/
Blog Tags:Life, Politics, Family, Current Events
Country:United States

i blog about everything from what's going on in my life to currents events and everything in between.



Latest Blog Posts



Dual Role

on Dec 6, 2016 in: Family, Life

Both my paternal and maternal grandmothers, unfortunately, passed away before I was born. So, what I know of them is only through stories and pictures. 33 years ago today, my maternal grandmother passed away. Two days ago, it was my Papa’s birt...

So for a potluck family dinner yesterday night, I made this Apple Walnut Strudel. Here’s what I used: 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon all-­purpose flour ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 small Granny Smith apples ¼ cup walnuts, chopped 1 s...

Why Do We Fall?

on Nov 9, 2016 in: Life, Politics

As a nation, we failed. And we failed our children the most. They are the ones to suffer the most. They will see the aftermath the most and be effected the most. No, we didn’t fail because we failed to elect Hillary Clinton. In fact, it was nev...

Why I’m With Her

on Nov 5, 2016 in: Politics

Not feasible, but by the off chance someone isn’t aware that Tuesday is election day– don’t forget to vote. As FDR said: “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves&...

Arham Turns One

on Sep 28, 2016 in: Family, Life

Arham beta, I can’t believe you are ONE! I can’t believe my baby is a one year old, mashAllah. A year ago today, at 9:44 AM, you came into this world and forever made mine infinitely better alhumdulillah. To say anything but that this pas...

What’s in a Nose?

on Jul 22, 2016 in: Family, Health

What’s in a nose? When Arham was born, it wasn’t an unconscious mention of his nose in my little announcement of the biggest blessing in my life, alhumdulillah, thus far. It was, in fact, one of the primary focuses for me for the second h...

Papa

on Mar 21, 2016 in: Family, Health, Life

Papa. Not only my maternal grandfather, but one of the most humble and nicest people I have ever encountered. I was just super lucky and beyond blessed to call him my grandfather. Most people, in fact, referred to him as Papa. Like he was a father f...