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Monday Musings

Ten things I’m loving on this fine Monday… 1) My interview with Aasiya, from Aasiya’s Homeschool is up today, check it out here! JazakAllahu Khair Aasiya 🙂 2) A fellow homeschooler and I are working on organizing an Art Show for the homeschool kids, I’m super excited about that! 3) Speaking of the Art Show, […] Read more…

Ten Things

Alhumdulillah, ten things I’m currently enjoying… 1. Watching the leaves change colour from my balcony window. SubhanAllah. 2. The growing love between my daughters. The very best time is when I am a silent observer, catching spontaneous moments of tenderness between them, and my heart feels like it will burst. 3. Making plans for myself. […] Read more…

Eid ul Fitr 2015

The 3 hour long drive to my mom’s house, with cranky kiddos, summer heat, cramped legs, all pays off in the end when we get to spend the day with my 9 siblings celebrating Eid together. As time goes by more and more of my siblings are leaving the nest and going off to school, […] Read more…

World’s Biggest Bookstore

Mom and Bapa came to visit last weekend with 3 kiddos and we went on a little field trip with them to the World’s Biggest Bookstore downtown. Apparently the bookstore will be closed soon, and since none of us had been there yet, Mom thought we might check it out. The bookstore is currently owned […] Read more…

Choo Choo Trains

Earlier this month when we went to visit family, A. had the opportunity to take her first train ride, and ride two different trains, boy was she thrilled! The first train ride was fun and took us through a cool tunnel filled with stuffed animals!!: But the second train ride was a great sightseeing experience […] Read more…

I Did It!!!

Yes, ALL 144 flights of stairs (1,776 steps) in 35 mins and 59 seconds!! 🙂 A. and my husband took the elevator up and waited for me at the top of the CN Tower. My husband was soooo convinced that it’d take me 2 hours to make it to the top haha. I felt soo […] Read more…