Raising Muslim Kids

Special Ramadan Storytime at Preschool

This was the first year that I mustered up the courage to volunteer a special Ramadan Storytime at my daughters' daycare [Preschool]. With the political climate, it's always a scary step to take to introduce our religious traditions in a non-Muslim setting, but also it's so crucial. For me, this is not something new. I distinctly… Continue reading Special Ramadan Storytime at Preschool

Party Planning

Princess Party: Low Budget 4th Birthday Party

Ever since I had my daughters, I have always felt an itch to plan their birthdays about six months out. It's a rough planning method, one that just starts in my head, and I mentally take note of different things here and there that would go perfectly with the theme I have set in my… Continue reading Princess Party: Low Budget 4th Birthday Party

Raising Muslim Kids

Screen-free and Surviving It

Today, I am happy to report, was a screen-free day in our household, after a very very long time. It was a normal, lazy Sunday in our home, and we had no plans. Normally, our weekdays are packed with preschool, chores, and our daily routine. Weekends are busy with social outings, and then Sunday is for… Continue reading Screen-free and Surviving It

Raising Muslim Kids

Introducing Junior PreK: Sunday School Class

It wasn't long ago that I was approached to lead a class for the children who didn't qualify for PreK at our local Sunday school. The main driving factor for me to commit to anything is always my children. The fact that both my children would be able to participate in this class, well that's… Continue reading Introducing Junior PreK: Sunday School Class

Raising Muslim Kids, Reviews, Travel

Paw Patrol Live: NJ PAC

We visited the NJ Performing Arts Center in Newark for the Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue show. My daughters obsessively watch Paw Patrol, and I have mixed feelings about the show, but still the characters are lovable. So I thought it would be a nice surprise to take them to the live show.… Continue reading Paw Patrol Live: NJ PAC

Raising Muslim Kids, Reviews, Travel

Disney On Ice: CURE Arena

This was our first, and hopefully not the last visit to Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic at the CURE Arena in Trenton, NJ. Last year, we had purchased tickets to this very show and sadly did not make it due to snowfall and terrible road conditions. Our kids were tiny, and we just… Continue reading Disney On Ice: CURE Arena