Eid is around the corner, and if you are like me you haven't given it a serious thought till now. More importantly, you haven't found any meaningful gifts for your kids! Well lucky for your and me, Amazon Prime is here to save us! I have compiled a list of 5 Great Eid Gifts, … Continue reading 5 Eid Gifts on Amazon Prime
Last week I did an instagram Live with Kazima, a speech language pathologist and a wonderful author and blogger over at Flowers of My Garden. We discussed the basics of getting our kids to read! It seems like such an abstract topic that explaining it to a three year old feels mind boggling! If you … Continue reading ABC to Reading: Early Reading Skills
Building excitement for holidays begins by building up anticipation of it. We have Ramadan leading up to Eid ul Fitr. Between advent calendars, Iftar parties and visits to the mosque, it works as a month long process of building excitement and anticipation for Eid ul Fitr. This year, I devoted so much of myself into … Continue reading Building Excitement for Eid ul Adha and Hajj
Disney Cruise was on the top of our bucket list when my husband and I got married. Because I was still in school during our wedding, we didn't get a chance to go on a real honeymoon. So when our first anniversary arrived in October, we decided to book a 3 night Bahamian cruise with … Continue reading Cruising with Hurricane Sandy and loving it
Eid is around the corner and I know we are all scrambling to not only get our Eid decor up but also to plan the perfect party! It's important for Eid to stand out in our kids' memories as more than just another "dawat" or dinner. Lucky for you, I have you covered. Below is … Continue reading Eid Party for Kids
Eid is a little over a week away and I can start to feel the panic of getting the house ready. Decorating for Ramadan seemed a little easier because I felt like I could do it at a slower pace. However, Eid has crept up on me and I have done nothing but scroll through … Continue reading FREE Ramadan Party Printable Pack
The last ten nights of Ramadan are around the corner, and I've been to the mosque....once. I know that prayers are between you and Allah, so praying at the mosque or at home shouldn't matter. But it sort of does. I find it hard to create that atmosphere of prayer and reflection at home. It's … Continue reading Tips to Praying at Home in Ramadan
As many of you may have seen through my previous posts, this year I am using an advent calendar with my daughter. There are 30 good deeds for her to complete in the calendar. Each morning we read it, during the day we complete the task and then at night she gets a present. But … Continue reading Are we OVER gifting in Ramadan?
Whether you are celebrating Ramadan today or tomorrow, I wanted to give a Ramadan gift from me to you! If you were at the Ramadan Market in Toronto this weekend you may have see DIY placemats that I designed. The kids absolutely loved it! I love the idea of making a placemat for Ramadan because … Continue reading FREE DIY Placemat Printable | Ramadan Mubarak!
For most of my community in Napa, I am the first Muslim they've met. Therefore, I serve as an ambassador for Islam in a way. Similarly, my daughter is probably the first Muslim in the classroom. A lot of times, we get invited to our young kids' classroom to talk about Ramadan or Eid. But … Continue reading Ramadan Circle Time: How to talk to your child’s classroom?