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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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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Routine Vs Schedule (+Planner)

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu  Its the start of a brand new homeschool year for us, and we are slowly transitioning from easing into school to implementing a full homeschool schedule. So what does a full homeschool day look like for us?  Well, it doesn’t have any rigid timings that’s for sure.  You see, […]

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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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