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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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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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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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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