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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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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Sugar Free Chocolate Spread

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  I don’t usually buy chocolate spread for the kiddos, but let’s be real, they LOVE the stuff and admittedly so do I!  Last weekend I decided to make my own version of chocolate spread, and the best thing is, it’s sugar-free.   It was child approved, and I’m sure Il be making a […]

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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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Frugal Fuss Free Pasta Sauce

Asalamu alaykum ladies, Last week I was running low on some food staples and I had to prepare iftaar.  So I had a quick scan in my food cupboard and came up with this simple chunky tomato sauce I mixed up with some pasta.   One pot, no chopping and inexpensive, this is definitely going to […]

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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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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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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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