Jun 28 2016

Free Printable Eid Decorations

  We are slowly reaching the end of Ramadan and we know how things can get in the last ten nights. You want to focus on whats important which is why we have taken the time to make sure you don’t have to worry about your Eid decorations. Bookmark this page and come back to …

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Jun 25 2016

The Shapes of Eid, According to Me- Book review

From curvy crescents and swirly swirls to ovals, triangles and spheres, Eid is filled with shapes that are your very own. Follow this rhyming story of the many shapes of this special day.   Age Range: Recommended age 3+ Author: Samia Khan Publisher:  Prolance (June 1, 2016) What to expect: Heart warming, relatable, family centered, …

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Jun 23 2016

Top 10 Eid Books for Children

Almost all of the books on Ramadan mention Eidul Fitr in one way or another but sometimes just before bed on the last night of Ramadan the perfect Eid book can make for the perfect way to calm excited children. This year, instead of just giving my children toys (which they seem to loose interest  …

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Jun 21 2016

Character Building during Ramadan

  One of the most important aspects of Islam is that one should strive to have high moral standards and good manners.  When asked about the best of the believers, the Prophet (sallaahu alayhi wasallam) replied, “They are those who have the best character and manners.” (Sunan At-Tirmidhee: 1162; Sunan Abu Daawood: 4682) The Prophet (sallaahu …

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Jun 20 2016

Ted Talks that Inspire Change

I’m sure most of you have heard of TED Talks. If you haven’t, you’ve been missing out on some good educational stuff. TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design) Talks have been spreading ideas and expanding minds on topics like global, social or economic problems since 1984. Why Ted? I have been watching TED talks for …

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Jun 18 2016

Angels and Rainbows- Book review

Angels and Rainbows is a rhyming story about a young muslim girl who wakes up while it is still dark and longs to feel surrounded by Allah’s (swt) love. Its beautiful illustrations and heart-warming story show how a father guides his daughter to attain joy through remembrance of Allah (swt) during Fajr salah time.   …

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Jun 16 2016

Muslim Corn husk dolls

  You probably know by now how much I love doing hands on projects with my kids and giving it an Islamic twist 😉  I spent a beautiful day outdoors with my kids making these beautiful Muslim corn husk dolls.  These eco-friendly dolls make use of things you might otherwise throw away (corn husks!), and …

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Jun 14 2016

Hydrating foods to include in Iftar

Our bodies are primarily made out of water. We need lots of water each day to stay hydrated and during Ramadan it can be easy to fall behind on our water intake, which is why we suggest “eating” your water. Many foods contain water and eating them does significantly boost our daily water intake. What’s …

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Jun 13 2016

5 Inspiring Instagram Accounts you should follow

If you are in need of a daily dose of inspiration this month of Ramadan whether by way of a motivational quote or ideas, here are 5 instagram accounts that will do just that. It’s always nice to brighten your day with people who remind you to be better and do better. @broabdullateef Why we …

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Jun 11 2016

It’s Ramadan, Curious George- Book review

  It’s the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent …

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