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

Reviews, Travel

A Day Out: Kalahari Resorts Indoor Waterpark, Poconos, PA

It's becoming sort of a winter tradition for our family to do a weekend getaway, except we don't exactly go too far. A "staycation" if you will. But this time, our staycation was only one night, so I've decided to label this one a "day out". Nevertheless, this post will be a brief review of… Continue reading A Day Out: Kalahari Resorts Indoor Waterpark, Poconos, PA

Motherhood, Party Planning, Reviews, Toddler

6 Gifts For a Three Year Old Under $50

I don't think anyone is more excited for Ridha Zaynab's birthday than I. I've been planning this day, trying my best to make it extra special for her, since we are not having a big birthday party this year. So instead, I did some black Friday shopping and got her a bunch of gifts that… Continue reading 6 Gifts For a Three Year Old Under $50

Food, Reviews

New Restaurant: Mughlai Darbar

I was pleasantly surprised to find a brand new Hyderbadi cuisine restaurant nearby that serves Halal food. Mughlai Darbar recently opened and it's an Indian restaurant offering classic Hyderbadi dishes as well as Indo-Chinese specialty dishes. Over the weekend, my family and I visited the extensive buffet offered at $13.99 for adults and $7.99 for… Continue reading New Restaurant: Mughlai Darbar

Motherhood, Raising Muslim Kids, Reviews

Review: Ali Huda TV

I have two toddlers at home, ages 2.5 years and 16 months, and as an American Muslim mother, I struggle to find programs on TV that I can allow my girls to watch. As any parent, my concerns are that my daughters won’t learn anything while watching TV. There is a lack of fun, educational… Continue reading Review: Ali Huda TV