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gratitude in Islam

Gratitude In Islam

Gratitude is saying Alhamdulilaah, and counting your blessings. It’s about appreciating and thanking others for what they have done for you. It also encompasses being content, looking on the bright side of things, and not taking anything for granted. In Islam the one who is most deserving of thanks and praise from the people is...

actions speak louder than words

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

The more time you spend online the more you focus on words, words that seemingly tell you everything there is to know about the other person. The thing about words is that after a while they lose their meaning, the sentiment actions speak louder than words comes to mind.  ...

toddler activities

Toddler Activities

Looking for fun and easy activities to keep your toddler entertained? Look no further 😉 as the weather is getting colder, I know staying home with a toddler can be hard especially when they don't get a chance to burn off all that energy. One way to keep toddlers entertained...

MUSLIMAH QUOTES

Muslimah Quotes

After reading about some of the woman scholars in Islam, I couldn't help but contemplate on how much wisdom women have brought to Islam. The prophet (sallaahu alaihi wasalam) did not only respect women but he also use to seek their council. Seeing as though its hard to find quotes...

traveling with toddlers

Traveling With Toddler Tips

We have had our fair share of air travel with the kids. The first time we flew with our first born was when she was 5 month old and that was to Europe on a 11 hour flight. I must say that I was not prepared. I thought I was....

learning from toddlers

Learning From Toddlers

If we are not learning, we are teaching. Life is always in a constant state of change, giving us plenty of opportunities to learn something new. Maybe I am also changing but I don’t stop long enough to contemplate on it or care enough to recognize it. As a mother...

25 dua's from the quran

25 Duas From The Quran

"And when my servants ask you concerning me, [tell them] I am indeed near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls." (Al-Baqarah 187) "And your lord said, invoke me and I will respond to your invocation." (Ghafir 60) We all have problems, and we all incur...

how the salaf raised children

How The Salaf Raised Children

I remember reading a quote before I had children. I don’t remember who the quote was by and can’t seem to find the original one online. But nevertheless it spoke about how the righteous predecessors raised their children. It was divided into 3 life stages from infancy to adulthood: Stage...