My Monthly Frugal Updates for October

This post will be a new feature on Simplymuslimmom that will be updated every month inshaAllah. Enjoy :). We live a frugal life to live without debt and interest. Our frugal lifestyle motto is to live well, pay less. What does frugality mean to us? Live a balanced life while taking control of our financial blessings. Use high quality items…

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Simple Decoration Tips for Fall

We decorate our home around the seasons. If you’d visited us last week you’d find us hanging string lights with fall leaves, swapping our front door summer floral wreath for a pumpkin shaped door hanging that says “welcome” and decorating our fire-place mantel with paper pumpkins that we painted together a for the last few years. Keeping a beautiful home…

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Why It’s Important to Have a Beautiful Muslim Home

Our home is the place where we find comfort and ease everyday. We all enjoy living in a home that welcomes us back at the end of a long, busy day. A beautiful home offers calm and peace and lifts our spirit. A beautiful home is not limited by quantity, like how much space you have or the number of…

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How to Save $1,200 for Your Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is money that stays in your bank account to help you maintain your normal life when you come across an emergency situation- a health crisis, an unexpected foreign trip, home repairs or job loss.This fund is a great crisis buffer that would allow you to have much needed peace of mind when you’re faced with an unforeseen event.…

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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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Busy Moms Guide to Memory Keeping

  Have you ever looked at personal/family blogs and wondered how these moms find so much time to have fun with their family? And then they write posts about it and share fabulous pictures on top of everything? It seems things just fall into the right places for them and you need need a full time nanny, a housekeeper, a…

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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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9 Simple Ways to a More Peaceful Home

A peaceful home is the place we all look forward to at the end of a long, busy day. You eagerly wait to come back to a place where you feel comfortable and relaxed. Over the years we have called a few places homes, from small apartments to large houses but our focus always remained the same- to create a…

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