How I recovered from the hurdles of homeschooling

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies. A lot of you enjoyed reading my last blog post ‘my first week of homeschooling’ and wanted to know more about how I recovered from a painful start.  Yes, recovered! And I’ll be honest, recovery certainly didn’t come overnight. That pressure I felt lasted for a good few […]

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Bridging the gap between Home and School

Asalamu alaykum Mamas, I hope you’re well.  When we begin homeschooling, or even some time into it, it’s normal to feel a little dubious about the whole idea.  Homeschooling is not the norm in many parts of the world, and when those around you question your choices, it’s all too easy for Mama to feel […]

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The Overanalysing Homeschool Mom

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Sisters. We’ve spoken extensively about the home-school balance, creating an environment which sparks curiosity and ensuring our Home takes precedence over school. However, in pursuit of trying to achieve the perfect day, unintentionally we mothers can pressurise ourselves, and seriously drive our selves into the ground. Before we know […]

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The Self Care myth

Asalamu Alaykum ladies Ever find yourself… Still wearing the same pjs/shalwar kameez/sheedh or baati you woke up with at 5pm? Forgetting to brush your teeth? Eating the whole family size bar of chocolate, instead of a couple of squares? I feel you, I’ve done the same. You see as mothers, and homeschool moms, in particular, I feel, as […]

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Learning doesn’t need an objective

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies I posted the following quotes on my Instagram the other day, and I knew that other mothers would share the same feelings.

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Homeschool burnout already?

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, We like many other homeschooling families decide to start our official school year a little later than regular schools. So now it’s coming to the middle of November, we are around 4 weeks into our school year. I was feeling so positive at the beginning of the year; we […]

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