Changed the Comment Settings

I went through the comment settings and fixed it so you don’t have to log a name and email every time you want to say something. It would still be good to know who you are, so make sure you sign your name.  I still have to approve them all, because I don’t really want [Read More…]

We Made Mashi

So last week, Sunday, Khaled and I were looking through the grocery ads and I found cabbage as the loss leader for the week.  To me, cabbage in the winter means corned beef and cabbage, and summer means hobo dinner and mashi!  Maybe it’s spelled Mahshi.  I’m not sure, but for those of you who [Read More…]

My Comment to PhD in Parenting

Exploring identity on PhD in Parenting. 32 My Islamic Life July 16, 2010 at 4:52 pm As the mother of two Muslim daughters, I can remember the first time each one decided to wear their Hijab out in public. The older one decided that she just wanted to continue to wear hers after we had [Read More…]

The Islamic Year Review

  Well, it took me a little over a week to finish this book, only because I’m currently reading two others (Nurture Shock and Skybreaker), running Camp Mommy (tm. Manic Mommies) and participating in the rest of my life.  LOL.  Here’s the review!     The Islamic Year: Surahs, Stories and Celebrations was written by Noorah Al-Gailani and Chris Smith.  [Read More…]

The Islamic year : surahs, stories and celebrations

Yesterday I went to the library to pick up a copy of Nurture Shock, a book investigating parenting that has been part of a book discussion on AskMoxie.  I was sucked into the discussion because one of the chapters talks about discussing race with your child.  I am always looking for ways to better my [Read More…]

So, Dinner Last Night…

Did not go as planned.  Surprised?  Not really.  The posse and I met with good friends for lunch at the park and next thing you know, it was 4 hours later.  That’s what happens when I’ve not seen my GF in 6 months!  We made our way back to the house where all the children [Read More…]

Dinner Tonight

In the interest of consuming the most healthful foods, buying less processed foods that we can make ourselves and saving a little money, we have been making our own soymilk.  It’s a fairly easy process, and since there are only 2 of us that drink soymilk in the family, one batch lasts 3 weeks.  The [Read More…]

Thinking I should own my words…

I wanted to find a place to sell the prayer outfits that I make for little girls.  I wanted to share them with other mothers like me, non muslim, non arabic, hacking her way through an Islamic Life.  I wanted to find a way to connect with other parents like me and maybe share what [Read More…]