• My New Happy Place

    My New Happy Place

    Alhamdulillah, loving my new happy place.  We’re a little tight on space at the moment, but I got this desk off my mom and put it in my bedroom.  I think having a place like this really makes a difference […]

  • Moms’ Tea & Games Afternoon @ My Salam Shop

    Moms’ Tea & Games Afternoon @ My Salam Shop

    As you may have seen before, I partnered together with My Salam Shop to hold monthly events for Moms.  This was our first time, and inshaAllah we will continue on the third Sunday of every month.  For our game this […]

  • Be The Change - In light of recent events, I wrote this letter to my children.

    Be The Change

    To My Babies, Today we went for Jummuah.  The khutbah was short and sweet and as usual, a refreshing reminder.  The imam spoke of the arrival of Syrian refugees and encouraged us to be supportive in helping the newcomers settle. You […]

  • Being in the Trenches…

    Being in the Trenches…

    Priceless words of wisdom from a fellow homeschooler.  I am strongly considering printing this and putting it up on my wall! “Homeschooling is like being in the trenches – you’re surrounded by an army you created all by yourself. Prepare to […]

  • Yes! This is me!

    Yes! This is me!

    One thing I hate about homeschooling is people praising me about how patient I am… how brave I am…and then they go on to bash themselves saying they’d never be able to homeschool because they’re not as organized or whatever […]

  • Bully Too Close to Home

    Taken from : During the two years of my overly distracted life, I communicated more to a screen than to the people in my family. My schedule was so tightly packed that I constantly found myself saying, “We don’t have […]

  • How do you do it? [Taken from a homeschooling forum]

    To Moms of One or Two Children How do you do it?  I’ve never counted, but I imagine the number of times I’ve been asked that question by Moms with one or two children is somewhere in the hundreds. I […]

  • Canada VS Malaysia

    Canada VS Malaysia

    We have been hear nearly two months now and alhamdulilah I am feeling more and more comfortable and familiar here… but its still not home.  MashaAllah there are things I love about Malaysia, but obviously things I miss about Canada. […]

  • Just one of those days….

    Just one of those days….

    I’ve spent the majority of the day hiding from my kids. I’ve made them play in the basement, let them watch two DVDs and to put it bluntly, anything to just stay out of my hair! It’s not their fault, […]

  • Survival

    I used to love mornings.  I used to love waking up early and getting a start to the day. However, it just recently occurred to me that Im not as chirpy in the morning as I used to be.I kept forcing myself […]