My Kids Never Fail to Surprise Me

The past few weeks have been a huge learning curve for me. Alhamdulilah I was given the opportunity to volunteer teaching little muslims aged 5-7 at a musallah (prayer hall) close by. Being a mother of a 6 year old I found it very relevant to extend my teaching at home to these children and help them understand our deen better. As with anything, we decided to start off with tawheed (oneness of God) and cover all three categories before moving on to other topics.Though I had my 6 year old … [Read more...]

The Water of Zamzam

For most of us, Zamzam water is a novelty. It is stored in a special container at the back of the fridge and rationed out to family members in small quantities so as to not diminish the supply quickly. During our recent trip to Saudi Arabia, we made it a point that throughout our stay we will not drink anything but Zamzam water. We had to purchase drinking water anyway, so why not buy the best and noblest of all waters? I would like to believe that, after Allah’s will, the other thing that kept u … [Read more...]

The Best Innate Quality

Has it occurred to you that in children’s fashion, as the size gets bigger the clothes get skimpier? As a mom to two young girls, my biggest challenge has been to find clothes that compliment the innate nature of our children – which is to be modest. Due to the images that are flashed across shopping centers, magazines and television channels, children are quickly becoming desensitized and get mixed messages when their inner being wants them to behave a certain way but the world around them doe … [Read more...]


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