celebrations

Make a DIY Ramadan Sign

Have you started getting ready for Ramadan already? I have decided to participate in #the100dayproject on Instagram with #100RamadanActivities to get my children and I prepared for Ramadan. Ramadan is about 50 or so days away so my 100 day challenge will last through Ramadan insha’Allah. I am hoping to share a blog post to […] Read more…

Hajj Playdate 2015

We’ve had our fair share of Hajj themed playdates over the years, here, here, and here. But this was the first time we hosted one! It all came about quite unintentionally actually. What I really had planned was to have a hajj diorama contest! I was thinking that the families could work on a diorama […] 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…

this ramadan

In the past I used to feel guilty for not being able to make it to the masjid for tarawih prayer every night, or not being able to read as much Quran, or pray as many rakat as I’d like. But I’ve come to accept the small sacrifices I must make in my time, and […] Read more…

iftar with friends

Well I must say, it feels like forever since we’ve met up with our playgroup. So many families moved away, or moms went back to work, or kids went back to school (no longer homeschooled), and our group just fizzled away. But it just so happened that this Ramadan many families came back, were visiting […] Read more…

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