• 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 […]

  • Girl Guides: Milk Bag Project

    Girl Guides: Milk Bag Project

    Last week in Girl Guides I wanted them to do a team building activity.  I put blindfolds on all of them and spread them throughout the room.  I then chose one of them to be a leader and instruct the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Exciting Announcement!

    Exciting Announcement!

    I’m super excited to announce this: I’ve teamed up with the wonderful My Everyday Classroom to bring a fantastic contest opportunity to you and your kids! We’re calling on all kids living in Canada and ranging from ages 9 to 11 […]

  • Mute Button

    Mute Button

    Sometimes I really… like really really really… wish my daughter had a mute button!  Three year old girls can talk a lot.  Especially at times when you just want to drink your chai in peace. Share This:

  • Calming Spray

    Calming Spray

    I’m a strong believer in the effect of senses on one’s mood.  For me, smells really have a positive (or negative) effect on the way I feel, which in turn effects the way I act.  I love the smell of […]

  • Enrolment Ceremony

    Enrolment Ceremony

    Alhamdulilah we had our Enrolment Ceremony for Girl Guides last week.  MashaAllah the girls were very involved with planning, decorating and conducting the ceremony.  They made centre pieces, the cake, banner, decorative flowers, and recruited their moms to bring lots […]

  • Journaling


    I live in a house with seven kids.  The eldest two are ages ten and (almost) nine.  When Yusuf was small I tried starting a notebook with him where we would write back and forth, but I guess he wasn’t […]

  • Tea & Games Afternoon @ Salam Shop

    Tea & Games Afternoon @ Salam Shop

    I am excited to be hosting an event at Salam Shop this upcoming weekend inshaAllah.  I fell in love with this place back in Ramadan when I went for the first time.  MashaAllah the sister who is running the store […]

  • Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures

    Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures

    We recently received this awesome book as a gift.  MashaAllah my kids loved it! Especially my three year old who insists we read it almost every night before bed.  As someone who really lacks story telling skills, I enjoyed reading this […]

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