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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Tips for the Pregnant Homeschool Mom

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu ladies, I hope you’ve had a beautiful Jumuah with your families and are looking forward to putting your feet up this weekend.   I apologise for the lateness of the final instalment of our ‘Homeschool Mom’ series.  I’ve had a really busy week as I’m sure all of you had, […]

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Losing Joy in your Homeschool

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies I can’t believe its almost the end of October! We’ve been at our usual school routine for almost six weeks now and time has flown! And although I thoroughly enjoy our homeschool journey there are times it can get tough.  Which brings me to the subject of this […]

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Make the Week(end) work for you

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu my dear Mamas I hope you are all having an enjoyable weekend.  I’ve intended to write this post for some time and asked on Instagram if you would be interested in reading it, to which several of you replied “Yes!”.  And like one sister pointed out, the struggle of […]

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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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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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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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Dear my lonely homeschool mum..

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies This has been something I have wanted to write about for quite some time, in fact, it became apparent to me very early on in my homeschool journey. It’s actually one of the primary reasons I decided to start this blog. Loneliness…

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