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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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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10 Tips to eliminate Homeschool Boredom

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  Homeschool boredom is something I have personally experienced myself, as are all the topics I discuss on my blog.  It’s moments during your homeschool season that begin to feel monotonous,  and you begin to lose interest in anything remotely to do with planning teaching.  It’s not the same as homeschool burnout, which […]

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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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When your Muslim Homeschool loses focus + Printable

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu my dear sisters, I pray that you are in the best of health and emaan, ameen. I’ve been wanting to write about todays blog post subject for a while now. It’s something I’ve struggled with before, and its one of those things that happens gradually over time. Let me […]

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