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 […]
Category: Book Reviews
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 […]
Enjoy Your Life by Sheikh Muhammad Al ‘Arifi is a great book that I read some years ago and thoroughly enjoyed reading, mashaaAllah. It doesn’t specifically focus on parenting but there are sections in the book where he address how to deal with children and he highlights the ways in which the Prophet dealt with his family and children. I wrote an in depth review of this book for Habibi Halaqas and it’s still on their website. To read my full review, click here!