Being present in our Homeschool

Asalamu’alaykum was rahmatullahi was barakatu ladies. How are you? It’s already November, and I’m enjoying the cool winter weather, Alhamdulillah. So today, I thought I would touch upon something very relevant for us all, no matter where we are, how many children we have, and how long we have homeschooled our children for. And that […]

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Ten-Year Homeschool Reflection

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies. Alhamdulillah, I’m ready to share my ten-year homeschool reflection with you all. Today’s post is a deeply personal one. In fact, it’s made me pretty emotional and quite teary. As I think back and reflect on how my children were so young, small, fragile, our steps into homeschooling without […]

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Stay close to your HOMEschool.

Asalamu’alaykum ladies, how are you? Personally, I look forward to Tuesday’s because it’s mid-week for us, meaning things get a little less intense from Wednesday onwards, Alhamdulillah. Onto today’s topic, staying close to our home in our muslim homeschool. Well – all I mean is making our home, our circumstances, our children, our family structure, […]

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Batch Scheduling for your Muslim homeschool.

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu you heard right sis, batch scheduling for your muslim homeschool this time, not batch cooking. Last week’s blog post about time not being the measure of a successful homeschool seemed to have resonated with a lot of you, Alhamdulillah. With so much to do, lots to fit in, and even […]

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Evaluate your home atmosphere (With free guide)

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, how are you? Todays post is about something super important in the homeschool planning process; evaluating our home atmosphere (I’ll get to why in a minute). Hence, I’m posting this out in the evening because it’s one of those things you need a little quiet time to think about. […]

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Free Muslim Homeschool Planner!

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I’m sitting in our school space with kids around me decluttering folders and drawers, papers sprawled everywhere, stacks of books and a cup of iced coffee – yep, I’m just about done with our planning our Muslim homeschool, Alhamdulillah. So even though things outwardly seem a little all over […]

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What is a balanced homeschool?

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu sis, what comes to your mind when I say the phrase ‘balanced homeschool’? Well, usually when we hear the word ‘balance’, an image of a weight perfectly balancing two things might come to mind, or a see-saw which hangs in mid air, level and straight. Craving that balance is a […]

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Because life doesn’t stop when you homeschool

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatau ladies, how are you? I hope you had a wonderful Eid with your loved ones. We went away for a few days, and the fresh air did me some good alhamdulillah. I’ve actually been meaning to write up this post for quite some time but with Ramadan, and Eid I […]

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Have you ever felt resentful of your decision to homeschool?

Asalamu’alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies,  I hope you are all in the best of health and emaan. It’s been a while since I’ve managed to sit and write a blog post.  Life has been busy as I’m sure it has been for you.  You may have noticed that the blog has gone through a […]

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Are Ramadan resources overwhelming you?

Asalamu’alaykum  wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies,  I hope you and your families are enjoying these wonderful days of Ramadan, subhanAllah, it just seems to be flying by as it does every year! I’m not on my social media platforms during this month, but I did want to connect with you all and talk about something […]

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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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Do I need a Homeschool room?

Asalamu alaykum ladies, hope you’re having a relaxing afternoon.  It’s been raining the air feels so fresh and crisp, alhamdulillah! Today’s post is something I personally feel has become a concern for many new homeschool moms in particular. The issue of needing a dedicated school space and figuring out just how much space do we […]

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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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10 Habits that serve my Homeschool well

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I hope you’re having a wonderful Tuesday. I recently listened to series where  homeschool Mamas were sharing 10 habits they adopt that serves them well in their homeschool.  And it really got me thinking about my own habits, and the things that I feel have really helped me manage […]

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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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Our First Week of homeschooling…

Asalamu alaykum ladies,  A couple of days ago I asked if you would like an insight into how my first week of homeschooling went a few years ago, and many of you were interested, so here it is. So, my daughter did not go to kindergarten/nursery and I loved having her at home with me; […]

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10 tips to budget homeschool supplies

Asalamu alaykum ladies, alhamdulillah its Jumuah today.  Since many of us are knee-high in homeschool planning, I thought I would share a few tips that can help save some pennies.  Everyone has different budgets, and it’s so easy to go overboard in buying curricula, books and supplies which isn’t necessary.  We want to start our […]

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Struggling with self-confidence? Let’s talk.

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  I hope you’re having a nice weekend.  A few days ago, I posted a question on my Instagram, asking if you struggle with self-confidence as a homeschool Mom.  The result was a staggering 75% YES, and in all honesty, I wasn’t surprised. Why?  Because homeschooling doesn’t come with […]

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Dear my Homeschool Mama helping her child with hifdh…

It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “It will be said to the companion of the Qur’an (i.e., the one who memorized and studied it): ‘Read, advance in status and recite as you used to do in the world, for your status will […]

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