Raising Muslim Kids

The Steps of Imam Hussain (AS)- A Surreal Experience

I have been wanting to share this experience since the first time I had heard about it. So it gives me great pleasure to be writing about it today. In this post I will share with you a beautiful exhibit created by a team of volunteers to convey the historical story of Karbala, in a… Continue reading The Steps of Imam Hussain (AS)- A Surreal Experience

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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

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

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Fasting with Toddlers…What It’s Really Like

I get asked this question a lot, by friends, family members and even other moms who are going through the same thing. How do you fast with small kids? And I usually don't have a very descriptive answer, because I'm not sure what to say. Is it hard? Yes. Is it doable? Yes. Some days… Continue reading Fasting with Toddlers…What It’s Really Like

Raising Muslim Kids

Ramadan/Eid Basket for Toddlers

This year is definitely a year of firsts for me, as I find myself prepping for Ramadan in ways I hadn't done before. My kids are at an age where they are beginning to understand certain concepts of time, prayer and fasting too. Ramadan is fast approaching and it's an extremely exciting time for bloggers… Continue reading Ramadan/Eid Basket for Toddlers

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Toddler Storytime [At the Mosque]

A little over a year ago, I began to feel overwhelmed with having two toddlers at home. I began escaping the house to find suitable, intriguing activities to keep them occupied, because the days were long and my energy was dwindling. Mostly I would take them to the local library (lucky me I have several… Continue reading Toddler Storytime [At the Mosque]