Book Review of The Rice Mother & Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home. Discussions about making Ramadan memorable for children and the etiquette of Ramadan Duas besides a vaccine update! Click to read more.
A post discussing the effect of daily chores on the creativity of women. How day to day activities often brings a creative block & rust. Besides trying out the rubber-band parenting hack! Click to read more.
Exhaustive list of 20 best pregnancy books to guide your journey into motherhood & be confident with the knowledge gained. Click to read more
The second month of the year already! So I am on the week 5 of Project 365 where I share one photograph daily for 365 days. I am so proud of myself that I posted until now on this challenge since consistency is not really one of my strong points! So here are our stories
Book Review – The Ducktrinors ( Book 1 and Book2 of the Jihad Series) Author – Papatia Feauxzar Availability –Djarabi Kitabs, (Affiliate link) Amazon, Fofkys Muslim fiction scene is rapidly growing compared to what it was when we were growing up, especially books catering to children, teens and young adult. Of the different genres available, this is the
My story: On a late night, last September, when our baby was asleep and I was mindlessly scrolling on my phone, I asked my husband, ‘What is your opinion about me buying a domain/hosting and getting serious about blogging?’ His instant reply was, ‘Go for it if that makes you happy. Maybe it might end up
(This is first in part of a new series on the blog called ‘Author Interview’ where I speak with authors of children’s books – books that reflect upon Muslim values, fosters family relations, talk against racism, inclusivity of all racial/ethnic groups and overall gives a positive message to our young children This post contains Amazon
Name of the Book: Mommy, Who is Allah? Author: Zainab Jones Illustrations: Vicky Amrullah Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing Availability: (Affiliate link) Amazon Every Muslim parent comes across the question – Who is Allah? – from their child eventually. I had earlier reviewed another excellent book which help introduces to children the concept of different names and attributes
Name of the Book: Kamillah the Butterfly Author: Shoohada Khanom Illustrations: Harriet Rodis Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing Availability: (Affiliate link) Amazon Review : Kamillah the Butterfly The minute I started reading this book, the first thought that crossed my mind was – ‘A Muslim version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ Yay. Though the initial two pages
Book review of Tight Rope Author: Sahar Abdul Aziz Availability: (Affiliate link) Amazon and Fofkys The story revolves around Nour, Maryam, Zaid, Shane, Eugene, Russell and the story finally culminates at a protest rally where they meet each other. Nour is a social activist and the main character. A hardworking young Black woman in modern America
(This post contains Amazon Affiliate links) As a new mother or a mother to be, we are often anxious and worried about this new and different phase of our life. Worrying about feeds and diapers is extremely common. From a religious aspect, we also start thinking about Aqeeqah, hair shaving etc – things we are
For a few days now, I have been living with the guilt and sadness of having taken a break from my career, for which I have worked since 2006. There are so many factors that made me take this decision. Some days , I feel guilty that all I do from morning to night is
Three years ago, I came across the book, Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking. It changed my outlook and shifted my perspective…of myself! I learnt it was alright to be quiet and reflective. The author Susan Cain so rightly points about a certain surprising fact about introverts. Studies have shown