character building

  • Good Deeds

    Good Deeds

    We traced Ibby the other day… can you tell he wouldn’t stop moving?  We coloured it and have been putting good deed cards around it which alhamdulillah has encouraged him to practice those deeds.   We got the set here […]

     
  • A different kind of learning…

    I cant remember the last time I sat down with Yusuf to do math, or science, or english, or even deen studies/Arabic/Quran. Yesterday I had a slight case of Mommy-guilt in the morning, but when the kids were asleep, I […]

     
  • Things to say

    Things to say

    Taken from http://inspiredbyfamilymag.com/2012/07/23/28-things-your-family-needs-to-hear-you-say/ Share This:

     
  • What I am grateful for….

    What I am grateful for….

    I want Yusuf to practice his writing skills more so Im trying to do it in an indirect way since the old fashioned writing drills dont exactly excite him.  Today I made a chart for him and asked him to […]

     
  • Syria Part III

    Yesterday we attended an event about the Syrian Revolution.  Mashallah it was a good event with four different speakers raising awareness of what is happening there.  Both my husband and I went so that we could rotate taking turns watching […]

     
  • Rules for Mothers with Sons

    MashaAllah a really well written article.When I was pregnant with Yusuf I wanted a girl SO badly! But Allah swt knew what was best for me and I couldnt have ever imagined how much I’d love being a Momma to […]

     
  • Syria cont’d

    Syria cont’d

    Yesterday Baba went to the dollar store to get money rolls for all the money that Yusuf has collected.  This morning after breakfast the four of us (Ibby too!) sat down, sorted, counted and rolled all the change.  [We could […]

     
  • The Straight Path

    The Straight Path

    As part of the ad-duha curicullum we have been studying the first chapter of the Quran, Surah Fatiha. Here is the translation: In the name of Allah, The Beneficient, The MercifulPraise be to Allah, the Lord of the WorldsThe Beneficent, […]

     
  • When were older…

    Today Yusuf and I had a discussion about when we (my huband and I) will be older. Im not sure how it began but mashaallah it went well. Yusufs friend has a great grandfather who lives with him because he […]

     
  • The Good News…….

    The Good News…….

    Alhamdulillah I have begun working for this awesome Muslim kids magazine which comes from UK! I am the Canadian distributor therefore people in Canada can get a subscription directly from me for a cheaper cost than getting it from the […]