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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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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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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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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Deconstructing vs Damaging

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies I posted the following quotes on my Instagram the other day, and I knew that other mothers would share the same feelings.

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