GrowMama Roundup: Favorite Ramadan Activities for Busy Moms

Blessed Ramadan is nearly hear! In anticipation, we asked some of our writers what are their favorite Ramadan activities for becoming closer to our Creator. Here is what they said: M shares: One of my favorite Ramadan activities has to do with getting in quality family time with the Qur'an. We'll gather pillows from all over the apartment, throw them in the middle of the living room, sit down and begin reciting. Our two year old likes to hold her own Qur'an and flip through the pages while … [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 … [Read more...]

The Spiritual Experience of Cooking

I strongly dislike cooking. I hate being in my usually grimy kitchen, having to watch the stovetop, getting my hands dirty, the kids tearing down the walls in the background, and then having to clean up late at night. All that effort and usually the results are less than perfect. I often cook a large amount and then we eat leftovers for one or two days, so that I can have a kitchen-free day in between. This Ramadan though, I am going to try to make an intention every day before I roll up my … [Read more...]


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