Arts and crafts · Moments of Mummy clarity · Travels and Holidays · Uncategorized

Making kids feel special on a budget

If like most families, you’re running out of ideas on how to make your children feel special, and even moreso, looking for ideas for doing it in a way that doesn’t exhaust the budget, then here’s a list I’ve put together for you. (And with so many of you in the Northern hemisphere currently on… Continue reading Making kids feel special on a budget

Moments of Mummy clarity · Ramadaan · Uncategorized

Just a quick note

Alhamdulillah just before Ramadaan began, the ever awesome Muslimah Blogger site announced the winners of their annual blogging awards, and I was ever so surprised that my humble little corner of the blogosphere had received such an incredible accolade! Raising Young Believers won in the Parenting/education category! Subhanallah this is such an honour when one… Continue reading Just a quick note

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Cereals for Suhoor

In my previous post, we discussed a few favourites from children regarding the types of foods they like for Suhoor. As almost all mentioned a type of cereal, its easy to recognise the need for nutritious foods, more especially for children who are attempting to fast for the first time. Even for those, who have… Continue reading Cereals for Suhoor

Ramadaan · Ramadaan, Hajj and Eid · Uncategorized

Kids’ Suhoor Favourite

With Ramadaan just around the corner, most parents are trying to get organised, and this of course includes being prepared for suhoor. Suhoor is the pre-dawn meal where individuals eat nutritious foods, to sustain them throughout the day. This is also following the sunnah, the tradition of Nabi(saw) However, as most parents know its not… Continue reading Kids’ Suhoor Favourite

Arts and crafts · Book reviews · Ramadaan · Uncategorized

Review: Islamic Nursery Rhymes by Elizabeth Lymer

I have always been a huge fan of finding new and novel ways to teach children. More especially when it comes to Islamic education, we need more diverse and interesting manners in which to impart knowledge of deen. In this current era, where we are competing as it were, with much more than just television.… Continue reading Review: Islamic Nursery Rhymes by Elizabeth Lymer

Moments of Mummy clarity · Uncategorized

Memories

  What is it about a moment that makes it worthy of being filed away in that treasure chest of memories? Is it the uniqueness of a first time experience, or is it the person/people that you’ve shared it with, or maybe its just the moment itself? And the things that trigger a memory, are… Continue reading Memories

Arts and crafts · Book reviews · Ramadaan · Uncategorized

Review: #Alhamdulillah for Series

A few years ago, the Little people and I embarked on a journey of thankfulness in Ramadaan. We called it the Shukr Journal, and it brought such awareness and a mindset of always being thankful, especially for the little things. However as life happens, we often find ourself forgetting lessons and reverting to taking things… Continue reading Review: #Alhamdulillah for Series

Moments of Mummy clarity · Uncategorized

Stepping back

One of the most challenging parts of motherhood lately, has been to simply sit back and allow my children to choose their own friends. It put into sharp focus my own shortcomings, and perhaps even my need to control and micro-manage them, and made me realise that even though I want to raise, strong, independent… Continue reading Stepping back

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Teaching by Theme

Little Miss has recently become enamoured with all things from the ocean! And so I’ve decided to revert back to my original method of teaching by theme. What this means is that I try to cover many different subjects based around 1 initial idea. So for Islamic History we learned about one of the most… Continue reading Teaching by Theme

Arts and crafts · Personal Journeys (Guest Writers) · Uncategorized

Sew, what you making?

Something pretty cool is happening today! A blog takeover 😀 There’s an incredibly talented lady who has agreed to do a guest blog tutorial on how to make a pencil bag, and with the new academic year just starting out, it’s perfect timing! Although seeing the end result, I can think of a few other… Continue reading Sew, what you making?