Ambata Kazi-Nance Ambata Kazi-Nance is a writer, editor, and teacher born and raised in New Orleans, LA, and currently residing in the California Bay Area with her family. Her writing has appeared in Muslim American Writers at Home, Sapelo Square, midnight & indigo, CRAFT, Peauxdunque Review, Cordella, Ellipsis, Mixed Company, and Love Insh'Allah. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.