Sometimes I forget she’s five

Iman: Momma, all birds lay eggs-

Me: That’s right, very good…

Iman: -except for tigers.

Me: Iman, tigers are not birds.

Iman: What about bats?

Me: No, they’re not birds even though they fly.  They don’t have feathers.  They’re kind of like flying mice.

Iman: But they’re not alive, right?

Me: Of course bats are alive!

Iman: Oh yes, in the rainforest.


Abez is a 50% white, 50% Pakistani, and 100% Muslim. She is also chronically ill and terminally awesome. She is the ever-lovin Momma of: - Khalid, a special little boy with autism - Iman, a special little girl with especially big hair -Musfira, an especially devious baby Spoiler, Abez is also Zeba Khan on

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