5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Pray 5 Times Daily

    As muslim moms we all want our kids to develop the habit of praying 5 times a day. It brings a great joy and fulfillment every time you see your kids praying salah on their own. You heart finds peace knowing that you were able to accomplish a great responsibility as a parent alhamdulillah But instilling the habit…

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Muslim Moms Guide to Puberty- Part 2

Puberty is an exciting time for us moms and our daughters. As moms, it gives us an opportunity to guide our daughters through a challenging time as they encounter physical and emotional changes. But this time can become stressful for us if we are not prepared ourselves. Life won’t become easier for smooth transition to puberty, so the better prepared…

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Muslim Moms’ Guide to Girls’ Puberty

There were only two ways to find out about puberty where I grew up, a) Hear dreadful stories from your older girl cousins or friends about period and wait for the day to fall upon you b) Find yourself in soiled clothes and think you’re dying. Neither one was much useful to teach a girl about puberty. When I became…

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7 Last Minute Eid Gift Ideas for Kids

I just placed an order for Eid gifts last night, thanks to a week-long cold. If you are not sure what to get for your kids or was not able to get around to doing it because life happened, this list will help you with toy ideas for kids 3- 13. These are all available on Amazon, just a click…

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7 Simple Tips to Get Ready for a Great Eid-al Adha

I feel like I’m not quite out of Ramadan yet and Eid- al- Adha is already around the corner, alhamdulillah. I like to be prepared for Eids so they are celebrated the way they deserve to be celebrated- with best spirits and meaningful traditions. I wouldn’t be able to do all┬ámost of what I want to do for Eid if…

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The Benefits of Being a Frugal Muslim

We live a frugal life as a family. What does frugality mean to us? It means that we live a life below our means which allows us to live a debt and interest free life. We take control of our family finances- spending carefully on great quality necessary items and splurging on planned treats. We take care of what we…

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Expectations and What to Do with them

I used to live a life that had a lot of expectations, for example, expectations of life events- what, how and when it should occur and relationships- what it is and how others should behave. Suffice to say that I learned a lot over the past few years from experiences like these- Surprise– Husbands don’t always remember important days, let…

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The Practice of Eating Less and Eating Well

I am yet to come cross a diet that requires us to eat less so we can lose the unwanted weight, be healthy and feel more energetic. These diets tell you too add or replace foods but they never tell you to eat less. Our extra body weight only add more to our health concerns, dissipate energy and deprive us…

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A Ramadan Habit- How to Stop Wasting Food in Your Home

I feel blessed that we can eat a variety of food everyday alhamdulillah. I consider every food as gift and a blessing from Allah(swt) and try not to waste any food in my home. This habit applies to saving all food, from eating the pizza crust to turning overripe bananas into smoothies and muffins. It takes some time to get…

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