• Interview with Gemma

    Interview with Gemma

      Welcome Gemma!  She is our first guest from overseas all the way from UK.  Gemma is a veterinary surgeon (how cool!)  and now works as a freelance writer, passionately advocating home education.  When she is not frantically trying to keep […]

  • A little twist on the interview series...

    Father Files: Mahmood

    Alright, it’s time to give this interview series a little twist.  It’s time to hear from homeschooling fathers!  Just like our moms, dads also come from a wide variety of backgrounds.  Regardless of their unique contributions, they all have a […]

  • IXL


    I’ve always tried to avoid technology when it comes to learning, but, I have finally caved in.  My husband has always been in favour of online learning and has successfully convinced me of it’s benefits.  We have signed up for […]

  • “Grandfathers have silver in their hair and gold in their hearts”

    “Grandfathers have silver in their hair and gold in their hearts”

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  • Interview with Bilqees

    Interview with Bilqees

    Welcome Bilqees!  She is a true superstar, mashaAllah!  A  veteran homeschooler of fourteen years and currently a single mom to five kids.  Bilqees is a very talented florist and has her own company, Zuhoor Designs.  Three of her kids have formed […]

  • 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 […]

  • Writing Prompt: Interviews

    Writing Prompt: Interviews

    As a writing prompt, I got the boys to interview their grandparents today.  MashaAllah it’s a lot of fun for them and will inshaAllah be a good memory for them to look back on.  I’m really into getting the boys to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ibby’s Trip to Emerg

    Ibby’s Trip to Emerg

    We had a little bit of an incident with Ibby yesterday.  Alhamdulillah he is okay now but I felt like it was important I share what happened (to perhaps help anyone dealing with a similar situation in the future).  He […]

  • Strong Mothers, Strong Sons

    Strong Mothers, Strong Sons

    When I was pregnant with my first, I really wanted a girl.  But Allah gifted me a boy.  And then two years later, another. Because I did not grow up with a father or brothers, sports, getting dirty, and even changing […]