GrowMama Picks for December

Feeling inventive? We loved these 39 great ideas for cool toys you can make yourself, or commission your older kids to do! Pointers for raising grateful children (despite living in this consumer culture) can be found in this great piece. We loved this idea for teaching children the beautiful names of Allah. It includes printouts you can download to easily make your own flash cards and worksheets. Check out and support this neat effort to produce quality Islamic educational apps for our … [Read more...]

Grow Mama Picks for October

Try practicing a Sunnah of love in all your relationships, like this article recommends. Not sure how to approach Halloween when interacting with your kids and neighbors? Here is a great Grow Mama piece on how to talk to your kids about Halloween. Also, readers chime in about what they do with school celebrations of Halloween. Want to reap a great reward while simultaneously renewing your marriage? This piece contains some very nice ideas about how to treat your husband. This “Map of the U … [Read more...]

Growmama Picks for September 2013

Have you fallen into a rut and need a new life perspective? Start a “see the flowers instead of the weeds campaign.” With Hajj coming up soon, here are some of our picks for involving your children in the experience. 10 super creative Hajj crafts and activities for kids Plan a trip to see the Eid sacrifice, it might turn into a memorable teaching moment. Commission your kids to build a Hajj bulletin board. Are your children having trouble in school? Read here for interesting ideas in tra … [Read more...]

GrowMama Picks for Ramadan

1. Here are some fun Ramadan crafts your family will enjoy.2. Kids getting restless? Here are even more Ramadan activities to keep them entertained.3. Here is an inspiring post from a mom who didn't let her inability to fast stop her from reaping rewards.4. Enjoy these recipe ideas for all your Ramadan meals, from suhoor to iftar.5. Don't miss your chance to get your hands on these great Ramadan books for kids.6. You'll be surprised to learn what kids find most enjoyable. Re … [Read more...]

GrowMama Picks for May 2013

1.  Prepare your children to deal with racism with this interesting technique detailed here.2. Read why staying away from electronic toys stimulates the imagination.3. One mom's determination to help her daughter channel icons instead of Disney princesses.4. Read this touching account of one mothers' journey to overcome yelling at her children.5. The blessed month of Ramadan is fast approaching, so here are some ways to get your mind, body and home … [Read more...]

GrowMama Picks for January 2013

1.With the highest reports of the flu in years, and winter still going strong, read here to learn how to fight it.2. We could all use some advice on dealing with anger.3. Need dinner ideas? Check out this mouth watering mama's Lebanese Kitchen recipe4. Try this creamy turmeric tea. It’s good for the brain. Well, at least that's what Dr. Sanjay Gupta says.5. Like baking? Click here to find out how you can host a mamabake!6. Read here to learn about 10 things happy people do d … [Read more...]


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