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

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]

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

Motherhood

5 Things I Didn’t Know About Motherhood

The title of this article is pretty self-explanatory, so we can just dive right in, shall we... I never predicted that motherhood meant entering into a permanent state of feeling tired. It isn't just a feeling, we really are always tired. Our mental, physical, emotional state is permanently tired and there is just a small… Continue reading 5 Things I Didn’t Know About Motherhood

Motherhood, Toddler

Potty Training: The 3 Day Method Worked For Us!

I've thought about potty training since before my daughter Ridha turned 2 years old. It's been a topic of discussion in our home, and I along with everyone wondered when she would finally be fully potty-trained. I did try it a few times for about a year, and just gave up on it because I… Continue reading Potty Training: The 3 Day Method Worked For Us!