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.…Continue reading How to prevent mom burnout?
Growing up in the Middle East of Indian origin, my hijabs have always been either Khaleeji Shaylas/Shawls or Indian Pashmina shawls. So imagine my excitement when I get to try two very different hijabs. (Yes, I am a hijab-hoarder-who-hoards-hijab-of-every-colour-but-wears-only- the-regular-few?) Hidden Pearls contacted me a couple of months back about…Continue reading Review : Hidden Pearls Hijab
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…Continue reading Book Review : Mommy, Who is Allah?
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.…Continue reading Book Review : Kamillah the Butterfly
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…Continue reading Book Review – Tight Rope
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…Continue reading Book review : Alhamdulilah For Series
Author – Manaal Jafrey-Razaque Illustrator – Tanya Emelyanova Publisher – Prolance Available – Official page & Amazon Growing up in an average Muslim household, we are taught that Allah has 99 names right from a young age. This book is a perfect aid…Continue reading Book Review – The One by Manaal Jafrey-Razaque
I love IKEA. Living in the near vicinity of IKEA Qatar, many a weekend night-time strolls are in this home furnishing centre. I was quite excited to see their new catalogue release advertisement all over the place and went to look out for all the new kids stuff. I…Continue reading New IKEA Children’s Products – 2016
Growing up one of the most oft asked questions we hear from elders, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’. Our creativity works overtime and we give answers depending on our mood and situation – batman, astronaut, teacher so on and so forth. The book ‘When I…Continue reading Book Review – When I grow up by Sundus Iraq
I love quotes. Quotes with an Islamic twist – then I am a fan! During my initial days on twitter, I came across an interesting account @IslamicThinking. This was way before the copy-paste-quote-account trend had taken over twitter. The account usually updated relevant quotes, stories and some times, relevant inspirational…Continue reading Review – Islamic Thinking App
CDS Marvy Description Shell – It has a shell with two given inserts. The shell has outer PUL with 100% Polyester microsuede body lining. The shell has 3 riows of snaps for rise settings and two rows for waist/hip snaps with crossover snaps on the tabs. Wide crotch area.…Continue reading Review #3 – Marvy from CDS
( This is not a sponsored post neither have I received these diapers for review. Purchased by me and opinions and pictures are mine ) Charlie Banana One Size Pocket 2 in 1 reusable diapers. Description Outer – They are made of soft PUL in vibrant colours. They have cross…Continue reading Review #2 – Charlie Banana Pocket Diapers
I have been cloth diapering my baby for 4 (out of 6) months now and must I say, I am a cloth-diaper-addict mom now 🙂 My go to diapers for both day time and night time is Popolini One Size Fitted diapers. Here is a review of this great product.…Continue reading Review – Popolini One Size Fitted cloth diapers