Interactive Children’s Picture Books

Don’t you just love interactive books that encourage children to touch, shake, and move? I don’t mean those lift-the-flap kinds either. Though we did enjoy those when the kids were babies, now those just don’t cut it anymore. I am talking about the kind of interactive books that leave kids rofl, curious and so engaged […]

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Laylatul Qadr- A guide to making Dua

Among the nights of Ramadan is one special night, Laylatyul Qadr (Night of Decree) it was the night the Quran was send down and worship during the laylatul Qadr is equivalent to worship performed for a period of one thousand months (83 years). It is the night the Angles descend in abundance and as narrated […]

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A Ramadan Gift Basket

When you only celebrate a few holidays in a year, you tend to go off and make everything a little bit more special. Especially during the month of Ramadan. I struggle to hide Eid gifts now that they are older (not because they will try to look for the hidden gifts but because I just can’t […]

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3 ways to Jump-start your Ramadan

One of the salaf said: “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds; Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop; and Ramadan is the month to reap the harvest!”   With Rajab gone and Sha’baan about to come to an end, you may have not had a chance to really prepare yourself for Ramadan. […]

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My first Dua book- DIY

My first Dua Book- DIY

If you have been following me on Instagram, you may know that I have been trying to teach my kids to be thankful for everything, the good, the bad and the ugly (I am hoping that this will teach them to be patient along the way).  My daughter is at the age where she knows […]

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Islamic Unit Study for Preschoolers

The time has come, my four year old has reached the point where she wants to do “real” school work. While I believe that preschool years are for playing, helping and joining with whatever is going on around the house, I also have to follow her lead and respect that she really wants to learn […]

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12 books for a muslim girls bookshelf

12 Books for a Muslim Girls Bookshelf

The books we read, the shows we watch and the stories we hear as children all have a huge impact on the adults we become. As children our beliefs, morals, aspiration and confidence can be enriched and shaped by the stories we soak in our youth. With so much pressure on girls to be a […]

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