From Islam To Christianity And Back to Islam

22 January, 2017 0 Comments Articles, Tips & Advice, Uncategorized
From Islam To Christianity And Back to Islam

Not too long ago, I was watching an interesting interview with a woman who left Islam for Christianity but came back to it by the mercy of Allah. Her entire story of how she left Islam to what led her back was fascinating to hear. While the woman’s story was just all around amazing, something she said about her father and how he reacted to her leaving Islam caught my attention. The interviewer asked her about how her family, specifically how her parents reacted when she finally admitted to them that the rumors she left Islam for Christianity was true. […]



How to Raise Children to be Practising Muslims

4 November, 2016 0 Comments Uncategorized
How to Raise Children to be Practising Muslims

Children are a gift and blessing from Allah. When a child is born, it is imperative that the parents take pains to raise them islamically and morally upright way. It’s important to focus on only those traits which are deemed to be good and eliminate any factors that will give rise to bad character. Teaching our kids the right Islamic principles is a compulsory part in raising children who grow up to be practicing Muslims. Take a look at the tips below on how to keep your kids in line and raise them to be God-fearing and practicing Muslims. 1- […]


Fitra Journal: The Muslim Homeschool Quarterly

5 September, 2016 0 Comments Book Reviews, Educational
Fitra Journal: The Muslim Homeschool Quarterly

For the past year I’ve been thinking about what I would do when my eldest son reaches the age of kindergarten. Although I’ve been technically homeschooling my sons ever since they started talking (like all parents), I’ve always steered away from calling myself a ‘homeschooler.’ There’s just something intimidating about the term. I can’t count how many different materials I’ve read on the subject of homeschooling. While my gut-feeling is telling me that this is the right thing for my children, I’ve been having the fear of what if I fail them? What if I decide to homeschool my children […]


10 Books Your Preschooler Will Love

21 August, 2016 2 Comments Articles, Book Reviews, Uncategorized
10 Books Your Preschooler Will Love

The best way to calm children down, bond with them and educate them all at once is through reading! Most children love books and stories because it’s fun and interesting for them. I read books for my children often and they all enjoy it. In fact, sometimes they will demand that I read the same book again and again and again! Until I almost become sick and tired of reading it. That’s how I know which books are their favorites. My children are five years old and under so we are not reading any chapter books yet. The type of […]


5 Du’as For Children To Memorize

3 August, 2016 0 Comments Uncategorized
5 Du’as For Children To Memorize

Is humanity getting more evil or is it just easier to hear about all the crazy things going on everywhere due to social media? Any time we turn on the news, all we hear about are wars and violence, kidnappings, rapes, bullying and everything else in between.  Things are getting so bad that people are attempting to kidnap children in broad daylight. May Allah safeguard us and our children. With the evil things happening these days, it is incumbent upon us as Muslim parents, to protect ourselves and our children by relying on Allah and taking whatever necessary steps stay […]


Giveaway: Islamic Phonics Book

20 May, 2016 0 Comments Uncategorized
Giveaway: Islamic Phonics Book

Since my children turned three and four years old, I’ve been focusing more on teaching them how to read and write. I’ve looked for books to help them learn how to read that’s geared toward Muslim children but there’s just not that many options. That’s why I was so excited when I found out that two sisters (Jamila and Karimah Alqarnain of Noon publications) teamed up to publish a phonics book (Adam to Zamzam) that’s excellent for Muslim children. This is the first book in the Islamic Phonic Readers Series. And guess what?! They’re launching this book the beginning of […]


Five Stories from the Quran to share with Children

31 January, 2016 8 Comments Articles, Educational
Five Stories from the Quran to share with Children

While all stories in the Quran carry amazing lessons for us to learn from, there are some that are easy for even children to understand the underlying message. These stories can be great for children in that it is entertaining, inspiring and a learning experience for them. We all know how reading and telling stories to children is beneficial for them in various ways. The stories from the Quran are excellent because they’re not fictional like most children’s stories and they carry great messages and learning opportunities. Another great benefit to telling your children stories from the Quran is that […]


Beautiful Patience

18 January, 2016 0 Comments Articles, Tips & Advice
Beautiful Patience

A Muslim mother sent me a message. This sister lost her child of only five months, a beautiful, healthy baby girl who she loved dearly; her beloved baby died suddenly in her sleep. She asked me why there aren’t many support groups for the grieving mother who’s lost a child due to SIDS, miscarriage or whatever else. My only answer was it’s one of those things people just don’t think about until they go through it themselves. In life, we all have different struggles and challenges. Losing a child is one of the greatest trials in life. Only those who […]


Terrified of Giving Birth? Ease Your Fears Through Mental Preparation and Du’a

7 September, 2015 5 Comments Uncategorized
Terrified of Giving Birth? Ease Your Fears Through Mental Preparation and Du’a

If you are pregnant right now, chances are you’ve already spent hours on your phone or computer researching everything there is to know about pregnancy—from the aches and pains you’re feeling—to how it’ll feel when you give birth. The minute I found about my pregnancy I went hunting for information about everything relevant to pregnancy, labor and childbirth. As humans, we are curious so it’s natural for us to wonder and ask about how it’ll feel to give birth.  However, as a first-time mother to be, it’s important that you carefully select the right information to help you while you’re […]