Motherhood, Raising Muslim Kids

Why I Removed Photos of My Children From My Public Social Media

If you follow me on instagram, then you may have seen changes to my grid...a lot fewer photos, because I removed quite a bit of photos of my kids. I also deactivated my blog for a while, so that I could revise and edit out the photos of my children. Why the sudden change? Well,… Continue reading Why I Removed Photos of My Children From My Public Social Media

Travel

Lancaster Family Trip

This year we decided to do a small staycation with my entire immediate family, that was 8 adults and 6 children ranging from 15 months - 6 years. It was my parents' wish to take us back to where we used to visit when we were that young: Lancaster, Pennsylvania. And honestly, I think it's… Continue reading Lancaster Family Trip

Uncategorized, Travel

A Day Out: Sesame Place July 4th Fest

This would be our first time taking the family to Sesame Place for July 4th and it was a memorable experience. It was a very hot summer day, perfect day for water rides, and it was quite crowded due to the holiday. My kids are at the perfect age for Sesame Place, they recognize and… Continue reading A Day Out: Sesame Place July 4th Fest

Motherhood, Party Planning

6 Thoughts on Birthday Planning

It's no surprise that planning your child's birthday entails careful planning, thought and execution. Not an easy game to play, but we ready up each year trying to figure out how best to make our child's birthday dreams come true. Okay, maybe some of our own dreams too. When planning out my kids' birthday parties,… Continue reading 6 Thoughts on Birthday Planning

Party Planning

Elmo Themed Backyard Party

This year, we wanted to do something special for my daughter Rabab Fatima for her second birthday. We didn't throw her a huge birthday last year for her first, since it was during Ramadan, we just had a small iftar at my house with a few friends. But since she has some understanding of her… Continue reading Elmo Themed Backyard Party

Raising Muslim Kids

Interview with Zair Zabr Play

It gives me great joy to be writing this post, which is a one-on-one interview with a good friend of mine, Hira Rizvi, the creator of Zair Zabr Play and author of My First Quran Activity Book. I first came across Hira's instagram account @zairzabrplay a few months ago, and have been a loyal follower ever… Continue reading Interview with Zair Zabr Play