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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Our updated Homeschool Routine 2018-2019

Asalamu alaykum ladies, the kids are away at Football, so I thought I’d use the time to share our current homeschool routine as quite a few sisters have asked me via Instagram. I did post this a while ago, I think it was around November, but as you know routines are forever changing. So here’s […]

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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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Practical Advice for the New Homeschool Mom.

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies I hope you are all well.  We’ve had a cold going around this week, and thus haven’t had a typical homeschool week, alhamdulillah ala kulli haal. How has your week been? I often get asked from mothers who have just begun there homeschooling journeys about ‘where to start’.  […]

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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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My dear sister – I need no explanation.

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu everyone, I hope you are all having a fruitful Ramadan. I’m off social media to take advantage of this blessed time but I popped back on to share this reflection which I think some of you may resonate with. Yesterday, we went to our local masjid and as we walked […]

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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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Parenting popped my personal bubble.

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, what comes to your mind if I was to say… “Parenting popped my personal bubble. Let me elaborate. Do you ever miss… Praying salah without someone tugging at your khimar, perhaps in a quiet room, with lit candles and bukhoor burning in the background? Eating a chocolate bar, […]

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My Homeschool Day Survival Guide

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies No matter how much we plan, schedule, and prepare, it’s safe to say that sometimes those wonderfully planned school days just don’t work out.  But don’t panic!  Heres a quick guide to help you recover your day and not let one bad homeschool day turn into one bad homeschool […]

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When our House became a Home.

My carpet full of crumbs, Sticky fingers on the wall. Paint marks on my hijaab, But that’s not all. Flour stuck on the floor, From pancakes, we made this morning. My four year old asking me to read, But I can’t stop yawning. My coffee has gone cold, While picking up the books. Cars, trains, […]

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