My Qur’an, My Companion; Ramadan Journal

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  It’s almost Ramadan and it’s wonderful to hear everyone getting ready for its arrival.  I took some time out to really think about what I really wanted our focus to be this Ramadan, and in simple terms I want us to connect with the Qur’an on a deeper level.  This beautiful month […]

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Brave Writer Language Arts; Compelling Cinquains

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  We finished up our latest read aloud, ‘A Journey to Jo’Burg’ by Beverley Naidoo a few weeks ago, because the kiddos were captivated by the story.  However, we only just finished the literary guide, and finished up with the final activity; writing our own cinquains. The Brave Writer […]

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Preparing for Ramadan; Lesson Idea & Mind Map Activity

Asalamu alaykum ladies. I hope you’re well.  Although we have discussed the virtues of Sha’ban together as a family, I wanted us to feel that Ramadan is ever drawing close and will soon be here.    So, here’s a simple lesson plan to get everyone ready for its arrival.  We started our discussion by describing […]

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Bolognese/Chilli Recipe

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  Im back with another easy dinner idea.  This is my go-to meat sauce recipe that I use for spaghetti sauce, chilli and lasagna.  Its super simple, minimal ingredients and fuss-free. ingredients  1 medium onion 0.5-0.7 kg mincemeat.   1 tablespoon minced garlic. 2 tablespoons tomato puree/paste 3 cans of chopped/plum tomatoes 1 tablespoon […]

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Easy Whole-Wheat Quiche Recipe

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  I shared a snippet of this foolproof homemade quiche on Instagram the other day and several of you requested the recipe.  So here it is. ingredients  For the crust 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tablespoon dried Italian herbs 2 tablespoons water pinch of salt (can omit of […]

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Qur’an Memorisation & Revision Planner

Asalamu alaykum ladies. My dearest friend was struggling with keeping on track with her children’s’ hifdh journies, and I myself have been feeling a little overwhelmed recently.  So I decided to create a simple weekly planner that you can use for your children, which will be especially beneficial with Ramadan around the corner. I’ve uploaded […]

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Banana Oat Waffles Suhoor Recipe

Asalamu alaykum Mamas.  Ramadan is just days away, and alhamdulillah most of the kiddos will be fasting this year.  However, none of them like eating much at suhoor, especially heavy foods.  Recently I invested in a waffle maker, so I thought healthy waffles would be a perfect suhoor meal for the kids.  They are easy […]

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Positive Affirmations for the Muslim Mom (Printable)

Asalamu alaykum Mamas.  As a Homeschool Mom its important to stay encouraged throughout our journeys, and remind ourselves daily about our intention behind the daily effort we put into raising our children. Positive affirmations are a great way to give you a little boost and encourage yourself that this task is something you are capable […]

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10 Tips to eliminate Homeschool Boredom

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  Homeschool boredom is something I have personally experienced myself, as are all the topics I discuss on my blog.  It’s moments during your homeschool season that begin to feel monotonous,  and you begin to lose interest in anything remotely to do with planning teaching.  It’s not the same as homeschool burnout, which […]

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Parts of Speech Color Key (Printable)

Asalamu alaykum ladies. Grammar is one of those subjects that usually gets met with a sigh. But Brave Writer really changed my perception of the need to teach grammar in the only way I thought possible and its been a huge relief! We’ve done a formal grammar program in the past as Julie (the founder […]

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