Monday, February 2, 2015

Middle Eastern meat balls with eggplants and cilantro sauce : Welcoming the new year

I love being a housewife, I really do. I think I always had this in my mind when I was growing up. I wanted to have a life similar to the one my mom had. I always secretly wanted to go to the U.S like she did when she accompanied my father as he was getting his bachelor 29 years ago. I wanted to have the opportunity to learn English and get exposed to the western wold like she did. I wanted to have a family, kids, a nice home and a nice kitchen.



I realised that I wanted to be a housewife and not a working mother more than ever as I attended college 10 years ago. It was very hard to go to classes, project meetings, doing homework and writing reports and then come back home to attend to a husband and a baby girl, do the dishes, do laundry and clean up the house. And it didn't help that I am an introvert person. I needed my time alone to recharge after a long day at college which unfortunately I couldn't do.