Want to be a happy mom? Take a break!

I take a shower every day, do I need it? Heck Yeah! Smelling fresh and having clean hair is supposed to be a good thing but for me, it’s more than that. It’s part of my self-care ritual. Showers serve a purpose so much more than just cleaning myself and...

a ramadan reflection

A Ramadan Reflection

Ramadan is almost here Alhamdulilah and with the launch of Ramadan Reflections- The 10 minute journal, I thought I would share the inspiration behind the journal.  Every day, I try to read something beneficial but some days, like a cheap buffet, I am guilty of stuffing myself with useless information. ...

Doing More With Less

Doing more with Less

In a consumerist society, it's easy to get carried away, to want more of everything. It seems like almost everyday, there is a "sale" or promotion that is enticing us to buy more stuff. Stuff we might not even need but in order to get that free shipping or that...

Digital detox

Limiting your Own Screen Time!

Cutting kids' screen time is nothing new. Since research has shown time and time again that digital overload can impair a child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth, most of us know the importance of placing media usage limits for our children. Yet, many of us don't limit our own screen...

Athkaar for the busy moms

Athkaar for the busy mom – Plus Cheat Sheet

Dhikr of Allah is the most praiseworthy effort to earn Allah's pleasure and the most deserving of deeds in reward. Allah’s says: “So make remembrance of Me, and I will make remembrance of you”… (Qur’an 2:152) In the test called life, us busy moms who run around with a to-do...

simple living lessons from the prophets household

5 Simple living lessons from the prophet’s household

The Prophet (salalaahu alaihi wasalam) was a man of humble means and good character. Though he had boundless riches at his disposal, he chose to adopt a simple and modest lifestyle. Despite having gained power after conquering most of the Arabian Peninsula, he was a man of few possessions.  Amr Ibn...