Growmama Picks for January 2012

Growmama Picks is a collection of fun, interesting, and/or inspiring links that we share with you at the end of every month. Enjoy!1. An amazing project by one of Growmama's organizers. We can think of dozens of reasons why we should start this in our own neighborhoods. Tomorrow.2.Many moms have trouble finding things for their toddler or not-yet-in-school child to do at home. The educational and bonding activities in this book are brilliant in their simplicity and ease--no elaborate crafts … [Read more...]

Growmama Picks for December 2011

Growmama Picks is a collection of fun, interesting, and/or inspiring links that we share with you at the end of every month. Enjoy!Cold weather may find us all heading towards the library. Here is a fun idea for a library treasure hunt.This piece on filling the inner hole touched a deep, reflective place in our soul.Although many of our readers are already married, this advice for single Muslims is way too good not to pass on. "Miswakin' miswakin' yeah! Miswakin' miswakin' whoah … [Read more...]

Growmama Picks for November 2011

Growmama Picks is a collection of fun, interesting, and/or inspiring links that we share with you at the end of every month. Enjoy!This post breaks down empathy into four steps so it is teachable to young children.Two bloggers give a personal, heartfelt glimpse into the challenges that mothers of special needs children face in navigating the Muslim community. Read this post on attending an eid celebration and this one on dealing with the preconceptions of quick-to-judge … [Read more...]

GrowMama Ramadan Picks

This month’s picks are all related to Ramadan. It’s just around the corner! Ramadan Mubarak to all of our readers. Enjoy this collection of links and resources. Please share your go-to sites in the comments section below!1. Hakima Midwifery has some great tips for pregnant or breastfeeding moms.2. We love the Ramadan Moon song by Yusuf Islam.3. Some great crafts for kids can be found on this Ramadan Joy site.4. This blog has some pointers for the days that you cannot fast.5. Can … [Read more...]

Growmama Picks June ’11

Growmama Picks is a collection of fun, interesting, or inspiring links that we share with you at the end of every month. Enjoy!1. A love jar is a sweet idea.2. Explore Surah Al-Kahf in depth in the latest MAS Tarbiya Lighthouse episode.3. We all have to do it sometimes: tips on grocery shopping with kids.4. This post on domestic abuse is a valuable resource.5. There is a subtle pattern in the way we talk to girls. This article suggests alternatives.6. We recently … [Read more...]

Growmama Picks for May 2011

1. Art Time with Yusuf videos are creative and adorable! We especially liked how to make an earth-friendly boat.2. Six Secrets to Saying No from The Productive Muslim blog.3. Hesham Al-Awadi's Women Inspired by the Beloved is a unique series about female companions. Order the audiobook here or search the web to download in mp3 format. It is also available as a CD set from retailers.4. This poem is a startling reminder not to forget the new Muslims among us.5. Isn't this the … [Read more...]


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