Raising Muslim Kids

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

Raising Muslim Kids, Toddler

Our First DIY Ramadan Deeds Calender

Ramadan is such a special time of year, and now that my girls are old enough to understand basic concepts, I wanted to do something very special for them. After getting into the blogging sphere, I have found so many wonderful accounts and bloggers to follow for beautiful inspiration. One of the ideas that I… Continue reading Our First DIY Ramadan Deeds Calender

Party Planning

Rabab’s First Birthday Iftar

My second baby girl was born in the Holy month of Ramadan 2016, and so to celebrate her Islamic birthday, my husband and I decided to host a very informal and intimate birthday iftar [opening of a fast in Ramadan] to celebrate her first birthday. We invited some of our closest friends, barbecued casually on… Continue reading Rabab’s First Birthday Iftar