July 7, 2010

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 parenting skillz, and to make the growing years less painful and traumatic for my posse.  So, a few shelves away, I saw the religious selection… Read more

July 2, 2010

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 continued to play…and we still were yakkiing away.  Khaled suggested they all stay for dinner – which was A W E S O M… Read more

July 1, 2010

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 byproduct is called Okara, which we have been using, in combination with chickpeas to make Ta’amaia (Filafel).  Now, I know that using chickpeas isn’t Egyptian…. Read more

June 28, 2010

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 I’ve learned to make their life a little less challenging. Now I have an Etsy site, and to try and promote what I’m attempting, I… Read more

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