MarocMama

eat well, travel often, dream big!

Helping  Morocco’s Orphans: SOS Children’s Villages
Some time ago I wrote about a small project we conducted to deliver some mobiles and baby clothes to an orphanage in Marrakech. I’ve gotten so many responses from this post, to which I am always happy. The more interest there is, the better chances there are for these... Read more
Marking International Women’s Day in Morocco
Today is International Women’s Day, a holiday that has been celebrated since the early 1900’s when women began demanding fair pay and better working conditions. While it’s true women still are at an uneven par with men in the workplace the situation in Western nations is much better than... Read more
Lunch with Little Gamal
“Are you hungry?” Yes – I didn’t eat all day. “Sit down with us. What do you want to eat? Do you want a shwarma?” It was a hot afternoon and after running errands we stopped into a sandwich shop to get something for lunch. That’s when we met... Read more
Dear Ladies in the Booth Behind Us
Dear Ladies in the Booth Behind Us, I know you are just here with your friend to share an ice cream cone, but I couldn’t help but overhear the conversation you’ve having. I know there’s a lot of information that bombards you all day long, and I’ll be the... Read more
8 Gr8 Healthy Recipes for Kids
The first time I saw a hungry child I thought my heart would break. You don’t have to look far to see it but I’ve seen chronic hunger and it’s a different face than anything I’ve ever experienced in the United States. That’s why I’m sharing this post as... Read more
It’s 12:30am and I have terrible insomnia.  While I have spent the last 45 minutes pinning things on Pinterest (which by the way you should totally join me!) it dawned on me that I’ve never shared much about our immigration tale.  One of my goals for this year is... Read more
January has been designated Human Trafficking Awareness month by UNICEF. It’s no surprise that human trafficking is alive and well in the United States.  Whether it’s for prostitution, indentured servitude, drug smuggling, or a myriad of other reasons, women, men and children are brought to this country and exploited.... Read more
You May Also LikeMarking International Women's Day in Morocco30Today is International Women's Day, a holiday that has been celebrated since the early 1900's when women began demanding fair pay and better working conditions. While it's true women still are at an uneven par with men in the workplace the... Read more