• 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 […]

     
  • Welcome to Canada Cards for Syrian Children

    Cards for Syrian Kids Continued

    Alhamdulilah I have had an awesome response from the community to make Welcome to Canada Cards for Syrian Refugees.  I am in contact with a group called Ahlan Syria who will distribute the cards inshaAllah.  All the cards were made […]

     
  • Cards for Kids

    Cards for Kids

    Some friends and I reached out to the community to encourage kids to make cards for Syrian refugee children who are arriving to Canada this month. Alhamdulillah I am so proud to be a Canadian at times like this! InshaAllah […]

     
  • Girl Guides Continued

    Girl Guides Continued

    I mentioned earlier how we have started a Muslim Girl Guides Unit in our area so wanted to give a little review of what we have been up to.   We were very impressed with our special guest Yoga Instructor […]

     
  • 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, […]

     
  • Interview with Ashley

    Interview with Ashley

    Welcome Ashley!  She is an eclectic unschooler mother of four from the outskirts of GTA.  Grab a cup of tea (if the kids let you) and enjoy….. BACKGROUND How many kids do you have and what are their ages?  How […]

     
  • The Day the Crayons Quit

    The Day the Crayons Quit

    The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Steffers is super cute book was gifted to the kids by my grandmother.  Each colour in the crayon box takes it’s turn complaining how it is over or […]

     
  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – Book Review

    Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – Book Review

    This is for sure a family favourite!  I actually first heard about this book while listening to a motivational speaker address my husbands co-workers.  I then checked it out at the library and fell in love with it.  I bought […]

     
  • Interview with Roda

    Interview with Roda

    Welcome Roda!  She is a fellow homeschooler from GTA and has a lot of positive energy and insight to offer. Grab a cup of tea (if the kids let you) and enjoy….. BACKGROUND How many kids do you have and […]

     
  • Dinner Time

    Dinner Time

      I am in a facebook group that shares recipe and meal ideas.  Whenever I make something nice, I usually end up posting there. However, to be honest, the above chart illustrates our dinner time routine much more accurately.  🙂 […]