The Homeschool Lifecycle

Asalamu’alaykum ladies, I shared this post over on my Instagram today but I thought to share here too, a more permanent place for a prominent topic I feel.  When we begin homeschooling, it’s daunting to see the initial emergence that is now ‘physically’ seeable.  The ‘egg‘ has been laid if you must. We’ve not registered […]

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20 Tips to embrace motherhood

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I hope you’re having a wonderful Jumuah with your families.  This week on Instagram and on the blog we’ve been discussing motherhood and how by embracing it insha’Allah our homeschools will be successful.  You can read more HERE. But how do we embrace our motherhood, especially as Muslim mothers?  […]

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The Key to a Successful Homeschool?

Asalamu alaykum ladies.   Happy Monday!  Today’s discussion is one I’ve had on my mind for a while.  It stems from the questions we as homeschool Moms constantly ask ourselves. How do I know Im doing the right thing? Am I good enough? Can I really teach my child and prepare him/her for the real world? […]

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5 Practical tips for the New Homeschool Mother

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies I hope you are all well.  We’ve had a cold going around this week, and thus haven’t had a typical homeschool week, alhamdulillah ala kulli haal. How has your week been? I often get asked from mothers who have just begun there homeschooling journeys about ‘where to start’.  […]

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Enjoy your Homeschool Season

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Sisters, Imagine this. You take a couple of minutes to check your Instagram post and see you a fellow homeschooling family outside, school finished and now headed to the lake… Thats all well and good Alhamdulillah, until you realise the time difference, they  are several hours behind you but […]

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My dear sister – I need no explanation.

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu everyone, I hope you are all having a fruitful Ramadan. I’m off social media to take advantage of this blessed time but I popped back on to share this reflection which I think some of you may resonate with. Yesterday, we went to our local masjid and as we walked […]

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Embracing the new.

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, what comes to your mind if I was to say… “Parenting popped my personal bubble. Let me elaborate. Do you ever miss… Praying salah without someone tugging at your khimar, perhaps in a quiet room, with lit candles and bukhoor burning in the background? Eating a chocolate bar, […]

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The best personal development course, ever.

Asalamu alaykum ladies Im sure you’ve all either attended or at least heard of some type of self-development course, be it via CD, YouTube or in person. They’re the courses we feel the urge to take when we feel life is not quite how we expected it to be, maybe we don’t feel fulfilled, or we […]

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Umm is a title, not an eraser.

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu my dear sisters I hope that the title of this post has encapsulated what I wanted to talk about today. Let me begin by reminding myself and you that motherhood is beautiful, a blessing from Allah, and a trust from Him. This post is not intended to come across as […]

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When our House became a Home.

My carpet full of crumbs, Sticky fingers on the wall. Paint marks on my hijaab, But that’s not all. Flour stuck on the floor, From pancakes, we made this morning. My four year old asking me to read, But I can’t stop yawning. My coffee has gone cold, While picking up the books. Cars, trains, […]

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