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  • Boys Need Men

    Boys Need Men

    Alhamdulillah the boys are so blessed to have men in their lives whom they can spend time with, look up to, and learn from.  May Allah always keep them surrounded by good role models and bring them up to be […]

     
  • Trip to Ripley's

    Trip to Ripley’s

    My grandmother gifted us tickets for Ripley’s Aquarium.  Alhamdulillah we had an awesome time.  We used to do tons of day tips like this in Malaysia, we we even visited the Aquaria there, but it’s been a while since we’ve […]

     
  • Kids’ Room

    Kids’ Room

    I’ve always loved looking at pictures of other peoples workspaces and kids’ rooms so I decided to share some of ours.  At the moment we are living with extended family so we don’t have too much of our own space, […]

     
  • On Grief.

    On Grief.

      This summer, my grandfather died. His death was the first one I have ever experienced. His death and my loss have nothing do with curricula, activity ideas or anything academic.  But grieving has been a process that has affected […]

     
  • 5 minutes to a more satisfying homeschool day

    5 minutes to a more satisfying homeschool day

    I read this article on Simple Homeschool and really loved it mashaAllah! It reminded me of our Gratitude Journals that we started a few months ago.  I’ll admit we have not been as regular as I intended but I still […]

     
  • What We’re Supposed To Do

    What We’re Supposed To Do

    Today we were supposed to do your science homework, but instead you played with the bugs you caught outside.     We were supposed to put your laundry away, but instead you checked out the plants in the garden.   […]

     
  • Salmon Run?  And Fluffies!

    Salmon Run? And Fluffies!

    Apparently this time of year is good to see the salmon swim upstream so Baba suggested we go check it out. Unfortunately we didn’t see any fish.  But alhamdulillah we had a nice day out nonetheless. And we also discovered […]

     
  • Eid Mubarak

    Eid Mubarak

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  • How Parents Push their Children Away from Islam

    “And that is the question every parent (myself included) must ask themselves: “Can my child see the beauty of Islam in me?” Too often, children are left to think, “What do I need Islam for? It hasn’t done much for […]

     
  • Gratitude Journal

    Gratitude Journal

                 Today we started Gratitude Journals. InshaAllah we plan to write one thing that makes us sad and three things that we are grateful for.  I would also like to implement it in my day […]