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Never Ignore Your Baby When She Calls Your Name

What happens if you ignore her and don’t respond to her call.

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

It was evening. And I was trying to fix a runtime crash for an Android project at work. I was fully focused in the debugging and was going through breakpoints line by line. As a developer, you can understand that this is a very sensitive moment where need to observe bunch of…




I am a father of 2+ year old toddler running around the home while I try to compile and squash bugs on Android Studio. This is where I share my lessons about coding, remote work, parenting, and productivity.

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Wajahat Karim

Wajahat Karim

🔥 Google Dev Expert (GDE) in Android . 📱 Android Dev . 💻FOSS Contributor . 📝Writer . 🎤 Speaker . 👶 Developer Dad — 🌐Subscribe at

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