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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A day when your heart isn’t quite in it…

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  I posted a few pictures on my Instagram today of some of the things we did today in our homeschool…  Had I posted the pictures alone, you wouldn’t really have gotten the full picture of how our day went today.  I often think about the saying ‘ a […]

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10 tips to merge your 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 Distracted Homeschool Mom

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I posted a poll on my Instagram yesterday asking that if it is was possible for a homeschool mom who is physically present with her children most of the day, to still be ‘absent’. The majority of you, (90%!) agreed, and I’d have to say I would absolutely […]

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Feeling flustered before Ramadan?

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  I wrote a  little piece over on Instagram yesterday but felt I wasn’t able to say all I felt in the caption.  So, I thought I’d write a little more on here, as this is actually an issue many mothers face in the last few days leading to Ramadan. Although many of […]

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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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