BeautyBeauty and Health
July 15, 2020

Detox Diet for Beautiful and Healthy Skin

Advertisement and consumer industries have created enough illusion about perfect body and image in our minds. Whenever, we think about beauty, we only see the zero size model or fresh…
Beauty and HealthHealthParhainUncategorized
July 3, 2020

What is oestrogen and how does it matter to us women?

Bodies can be unpredictable, and we may not even comprehend how imbalanced hormones can impact our wellbeing. Since estrogen particularly can affect so many aspects of your wellbeing, it's vital…
May 20, 2020

Away from home

Typically it's thought that girls who live far away from in laws abroad in some far away place with the husband without the tension of the saas, susar and nand…
May 7, 2020

Reading in Quarantine: 5 Books to help you get over that reading slump

Quarantine can be tough on mental health. Needless to say, if you're a reader or have been one in the past,  you might be finding it harder to bring your…
Column NestLifestyle
May 7, 2020

Finding positivity in difficult times.

Something happened in July which shattered me. It wasn't anything big but because my son was upset, I just sort of broke from the inside. He was awarded a 100%…
Ammi storiesLifestyle
May 5, 2020

Small Ways to make Mother’s Day Special for your Ammi during this lock-down?

We all might be separated from our ammies because of the pandemic and all the precautions we’re taking, not only for ourselves but for everyone around us is absolutely essential.…
Column NestLifestyle
April 27, 2020

My Miracles of Tahajjud

I have been observing this word tahajjud going viral on different platforms and trust me I couldn't be happier to see people asking about tahajjud and witnessing miracles of tahajjud…
Birthdays/ DIYLifestyle
April 24, 2020

Fun Activities for Kids During Ramadan

Ramadan is finally knocking at our doors. Ammis and Kids, are you ready? Here are some fun activities for you to perform at home and make this Ramadan full of…
April 22, 2020

Celebrating Earth Day at Home

Earth Day could be equally amazing and full of fun at home. You can celebrate it with zeal and enthusiasm. How? Read along!  Turning-off the Lights  Save energy! Save life! …
April 8, 2020

Shab-e-Baraat festivities

Every year we celebrate Shab-e-Baraat with the whole family with fireworks and by lighting up candles and fancy food is stacked across the dining table. It’s a day full of…
Birthdays/ DIYKidsKids
April 1, 2020

5 Ways to survive quarantine with your kids

NIDO E-book activities  You can download for your kids.  As the schools close, parents are suddenly faced with the challenge of keeping their children occupied at home but you do…
March 30, 2020

Mental Health Issues Explained

If I am suffering emotionally. Where do I go to start getting relief? Anyone and almost everyone suffers emotionally. We find the solace with out family, friends, or other strong…
FoodWhip it Up Weekends
March 26, 2020

Who’s up for yummy nutty mocha jars?

Nutty Mocha Dessert Jars To me, all things sweet are one of the many quintessential aspects of what make life stellar.  They are one of the millions of marvelous puzzle…
CoronavirusKidsLifestyleWorking ammi
March 25, 2020

A day in my life in isolation!

A day in my life in lockdown Keeping in mind how we are in such grave danger and how Pakistan is being effecting by this deadly virus every passing day…
March 17, 2020

5 Ways To Make These Holidays Productive

This pandemic is wild as ever and with all the restrictions the government has imposed on us (for our betterment, obviously) we have nowhere but our houses to go to.…
March 17, 2020

5 TV Shows To Watch During The Holidays

The Coronavirus has lead us all to stay indoors with close to no good activity for anyone of us (except for the introverts who have been living this life since…
Beauty and HealthCoronavirus
March 17, 2020

Gyms during Covid 19

As the number of coronavirus patients increases in Pakistan. The government has taken precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the people and the country. Schools and colleges have been…
March 12, 2020

Pakistan’s measures for Covid-19 in schools and workplaces

Coronavirus has taken the world by storm. Starting in Wuhan, China it has infected over 100,000 people and resulted in 4000 deaths so far. Precautionary measures have been taken to…
Beauty and HealthDaikhainLifestyle
March 11, 2020

Makeup under 5000? Check out these salons

With weddings happening around the calendar, every Ammi is looking for a bargain. Every woman needs to look good at weddings, engagements and mehndi's but often looking great can cost…
BeautyBeauty and HealthParhainUncategorized
March 10, 2020

5 banana beauty hacks you will love !

Beauty hacks with bananas you never knew existed! Bananas are truly awesome to treat any skin and hair problems. This delicious fruit has so many incredible properties to procure desired outcomes.…
March 9, 2020

Let your kids binge watch these cartoons.

Do you Ammis binge watch Netflix? I do!  And the way technology has taken over everything I’m afraid my kids will too. I’m sure most Ammis are as choosy and…
Army Museum LahoreParhainTravel
March 2, 2020

A Trip To The Army Museum, Lahore.

Every Sunday we plan on taking the kids to someplace they would enjoy and have an enlightening experience as well. So, this weekend we took them to the Pakistan Army…
Inspiring ammiLifestyleParhain
February 24, 2020

Saira Shahroz – ScaryAmmi’s Favorite Celebrity Of The Week

Syra Shahroz #Sairoz is ScaryAmmi’s favorite celebrity of the week! Her fitness and glamour have made her highly appreciated by all the ScaryAmmis around the world. She is wearing #ZaraShahjahan’s…
February 19, 2020

Don’t Force Your Toddler To Play

Ammi of two, Yabinda Iftikhar Khan shares insights into how sometimes an Ammi needs to take a step back and let their kids be. A picnic with some new friends…
February 19, 2020

A Rendezvous With Ali Tariq From

Ali Tariq is an entrepreneur who co-founded the company with his friend. Umbrella aim's at providing the best and reliable help for your daily needs at your convenience. You…
January 27, 2020

How To Keep Your Kids Busy?

Keeping kids busy is an important task especially when kids are on vacation so that they never lose interest in a busy routine. When you keep kids busy on vacations…
January 27, 2020

How To Make Your Kid Talk More?

Do you ever feel that your kid is holding a lot of things in him/her that they want to share but does not find the courage to do so? If…
Birthdays/ DIY
January 22, 2020

DIY – Science Birthday Party by Rani

Talent is just another thing moms are full of. This birthday bash screamed creativity and we want to show you just how amazing it was.
Ammi storiesLifestyleParentingParhain
January 14, 2020

I’m Not The ‘Fun Mom’ Who Plays With Her Kids

Tina Floersch/Unsplash I am not that mom who sits on the floor with you playing My Little Pony for hours. I am not the mom who builds entire towns on…
Ammi storiesLifestyleParhain
January 2, 2020

I Don’t Hate Middle Age — And An IDGAF Attitude Isn’t The Only Reason

I turned 40 this year with a deliberate and utter lack of fanfare. I’m not sure what prevented me from attempting at least a small celebration. I changed literally nothing about my…
January 2, 2020

Reeham’s Cup Cakes

Reeham, a student of O level's is  running her own bakery in DHA, Lahore. She with full enthusiasm has recently started kids' cooking class where she taught kids a number…
September 8, 2019

Muharram And We

By Saima A. Shahzad With the beginning of new school sessions came new school resolutions and as an ammi, I was even more concious of the nonexistence of Islamic knowledge…
September 6, 2019

10 Netflix Shows I Plan to Watch

The Netflix fever is only growing stronger with time. The one thing most mommies are guilty of nowadays is binge watching Netflix shows as soon as their kids doze off…
September 2, 2019

Back To School Breakfast

First ever Mingle and Learn event More than 50 Scaryammi members gathered over breakfast at Cafe Ganache. They enjoyed an assortment of traditional and English dishes, while sipping coffee and…
August 24, 2019

5 Reasons Mommies Must Exercise Regularly

By Sharoon Yasir A sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy to its core. Yes, there are days when you don’t feel like moving around much and when your activity levels are nearly…
August 11, 2019


By Saima A. Shahzad Why Hajj, What is its purpose in this day and age, Why this international convention of gathering people from all around the world, what does it…
July 27, 2019

Summer Holidays don’t have to be a nightmare for the Ammi

By Sana Humayun ‘Art has the role in education of helping children become like them selves instead of more like everyone else’ Sydney Gurewitz Clemes. Being a stay at home…
July 19, 2019

Sonmiani Beach by Fatima Fawad

Scaryammi Fatima Fawad describes a recent trip she took to a lesser-known part of Pakistan where they had a memorable time. Read on to learn about how you can make…
July 11, 2019

Spiritual and Physical Preparation for Hajj

By Saima Asghar Prophet Muhammad ﷺ advised us to do a Hajj which is ‘Mabroor’. Mabroor Hajj is the one which is full of virtues and good deeds. Hajj for…
July 11, 2019

Camper Ammi

By Maham Akmal Maham Akmal Haq takes us along on a camping trip she took with her parents, husband and toddler son. The entire family headed to the Grand Canyon…
July 4, 2019

Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Medicinally researched and proved effects of cranberries are surprising as they contain a huge number of benefits for health one cannot imagine. The antioxidants and hippuric acid of cranberries help…
July 1, 2019

Essential Things You Should Pack for Performing Hajj

By: Norin Surfaraz Hajj is one of the essential religious practice that Muslims perform. For all ladies who are performing Hajj this year. All who are physically and mentally prepared…
BeautyBeauty and Health
June 29, 2019

Secrets You Should Know About Applying Fake Eye Lashes

By: Staff Writer It will be hard to find a woman who is fully satisfied with the way she looks. If it isn't our eyebrows that we feel are too…
BeautyBeauty and Health
June 27, 2019

Understand Exfoliate Skin Before You Regret

By: Staff Writer All the busy working mothers hardly find time to care care of their skin on a daily basis, so weekend is the time when they finally take…
June 26, 2019

Scaryammi’s Top Tips For Public Speaking

Hello everyone! We all know that public speak can be daunting for most of us. Stage fright, performance anxiety and so many phobias are linked to it and rightly so. But…
June 26, 2019

Lemon Coconut Muffins

By: Staff Writer Coconut is a true super food! It's rich in healthy saturated fats that provide the body with an amazing burst of energy. These fats enhance fat burning…
June 25, 2019

Snacks Under 10 Minutes for Your Hungry Monster

Eating a big, full meal in this scorching heat seems quite a daunting task to many of us, at least it is for me and a lot of my friends…
June 25, 2019

Fighting Obstacles Like a Pro as a Single Mom

‘You never know how strong you are unless being strong is the only choice you have.’- Anonymous I came across this quote some time back and felt it spoke out…
June 24, 2019

Not A Bechari

By Ramla Baig There are two ways in which I can tell you my story. I could give you the rants of a pessimist woman, a bitter account of all…
June 21, 2019

Scaryammi Remembers Benazir Bhutto on Her Birthday

Today, 21st June marks the 66th birthday of Benazir Bhutto, the renowned leader of Pakistan’s People’s Party (PPP) and the first ever female Prime Minister of the Country Disclaimer: This article is…
June 19, 2019

Gaining strength from tragedy

I have lived quite a comfortable life since my childhood and everything was going by smoothly till the end of 2018. Never in my life did I think that there…
June 19, 2019

When the going gets tough, the tough gets to work

From a young age, I had this dream to do something big, meaningful and impactful. Standing where I am in life right now and sharing my story with all of…
June 19, 2019

Sketching and Drawing 101

In our effort to help ammis who are not enrolling their kids in any summer camp, Scaryammi is arranging a series of activities for kids and mothers throughout the summer.…
June 19, 2019

Bake for A Cause by Reeham

On 15th June, 2019, a young chef studying at Learning Alliance held a baking session for kids. Bake for a cause, a baking session that was organized by Reeham for younger kids just to…
June 15, 2019

Journey of a Thousand Miles

       Born into a decent educated family, social     barriers were alien to me. This is the rosy world,               we…
June 15, 2019

Pineapple Popsicles

You don’t always have to wait for the ice cream vendor or head out to the store in scorching heat to treat yourself to an ice lolly. You can easily…
June 10, 2019

5 Exciting Places to Visit in Summer Vacations

The undeniably hot season of June and July calls out for an escape from the city. Lahore, Karachi and other cities are burning with temperatures reaching 45 degrees. Record highs…
May 31, 2019

Eid Breakfast Menu 

From holding prayers to giving charity, the month of Ramadan is saying bye to everyone as it’s time to celebrate Eid.  The morning of Eid will start with recitation of prayers…
May 30, 2019

Appetizing Eid Cakes to Buy on Eid-Ul-Fitr

Gratitude, fun, taste all come together and make Eid more joyous. Scaryammi wishes you Eid Mubarak in advance with another surprise of bringing updates about the best bakeries in town.…
May 30, 2019

5 Places to Visit During Eid Holidays

Everyone is excited about Eid. Aren’t you? People have made plans to organize parties, watch their favorite movies and eat delicious food. Many have also planned to go to other…
May 29, 2019

China Grass Dessert

Simple and delicious, it's all we can say about China grass dessert that does not require a lot of ingredients. Recipe by Zainab Khanai Ingredients  1 Liter Milk 4 Cup…
May 24, 2019

A Corner Of Joy

If someone would ask me, "what days you miss the most from your childhood?" I would say that the sweet memories of childhood related to the month of Ramadan, Eid,…
May 22, 2019

Most Innovative EIDI Ideas

The devil is in the details! The days have gone when basic Eid Mubarak cakes were gifted to friends and relatives and Eidi was just handed to children in their…
May 22, 2019

My Mummy Set A New Normal

My mother has always been breaking the norms. Whether it was choosing to marry in a civilian home after coming from a strict disciplinarian army background or finishing up her…
May 21, 2019

Food Enthusiast Sarah Khalid’s Sehri Ideas

Sarah Khalid is a food enthusiast with a twist. Over years, she has realized that healthy eating is actually the best possible medicine for any ailment. Her eating philosophy now…
May 21, 2019

Refreshing Mango and Peach Smoothie

By Sharoon Yasir When it’s too hot and you want something refreshing and energizing mango and peach smoothie, this is the drink to make. Ingredients 1 mango 1 peach Black…
May 19, 2019

How To Make A Summer Fresh Fruity Drink

In the month of Ramadan, especially when Ramadan hits us in the summer months, we are constantly on the hunt for refreshing and nutritious drinks. We have stumbled upon a…
May 18, 2019

Ramadan Corner with Kids

By Sharmeen In Ramadan we mothers try and find creative ways to make our kid’s Ramadan experience meaningful  and worthwhile. We try and get them just as excited as we…
May 17, 2019

Simplest and Yummiest Spaghetti Balls

It is true that during the hectic schedules of busy, it is difficult to find out time for your family and household chores. However, when it’s about making your kids…
May 14, 2019

A meaningful corner for Ramadan

Mommy Samia Murad takes us through her stunning and heart-felt Ramadan corner which has been created with so much love and compassion. Truly a remarkable way to celebrate Ramadan. How…
May 14, 2019

Step by step easy guide for creating your own Miniature Garden

You can also call it Dish Garden, Fairy Garden or Container Gardening and create a garden, Jungle or a Beach etc in a small container. Materials Required 1- Container    …
May 14, 2019

Scrumptious Cheese pockets With a Twist

Children love eating snacks and they mostly go for artificial, flavored snacks that do not have enough nutritional value. In such a case, a responsible ammi has to make healthy…
May 14, 2019

Tips For Eating A Nutritious Sehri

During Ramadan, the greatest challenge we face is eating right. With a limited eating window and an above average activity level with taraweeh, Quran classes and this time around kids…
May 10, 2019

Ayesha’s Ramadan Corner

I have never made a Ramadan corner before. I don't even know if Ramadan decors existed a few years back, but now my instagram has recently been flooded with pictures…
May 10, 2019

How Well Do You Know Ramadan

The blessed month of Ramadan is here, so let’s check whether we know the basic knowledge about the month.
May 9, 2019

Crispy Crunchy Kachori Recipe

The one commodity all moms are short off is TIME! Most ammis, especially those with small kids, will tell you they are always running short of time. Between bringing up…
May 7, 2019

Spinach Quiche Recipe

Celebrity chef Rabya Faysal, has a few tricks up her sleeve when it comes to iftari menus. Her ideas are innovative, exciting and truly scrumptious. Most kids don't like eating…
May 7, 2019

Letter for Ranya By Ayesha Nasir

Letter for Ranya for the #meriammi luncheon Dear Ranya I continue to look at you and marvel at how different you are from me. You are obsessed with makeup and…