Wednesday, 16th May 2018 09:08 AM Cries. Jubilation. Excitement “O my Lord, I actually delivered” Alhamdulilah.* Teaching me the power of Mind Over Body. Alhamdulilah. Helping me learn new skills. Breathing through the pain. Alhamdulilah. Succeeding through positivity Positive Affirmations. Alhamdulilah. Teaching me the power of ‘Informed Birthing’. Alhamdulilah. Helping me learn…Continue reading An ode to my daughter #2
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
Islam gives great importance to breastfeeding. It is considered a right of the child to be breastfed. Allah says in the Holy Qur’an. “Mothers may breastfeed their children two complete years for whoever wishes to complete the nursing (period). Upon the father is the mother’s provision and their clothing according…Continue reading Breastfeeding during Ramadan
Ring slings are long fabrics with two rings on one end through which the fabrics from the tail end are threaded in. They are becoming increasingly popular in the baby-wearing world due to the ease of use and maintenance. They really do not take any space and can be a…Continue reading Review – Meissa Ring Sling
(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…Continue reading 7 books for Muslim moms-to-be
Dear little girl. As we usher in a new year and you turn 17 months, I cannot beam at all the strides and milestones you have reached. We just spent a long weekend with your grandparents and your ‘Tinka, Tinka’ made everyone a lot happier though stories of illness and…Continue reading Letters to my daughter #7
As a new mother, one of the wonderful things I discovered was the highly happening place called Facebook Groups. I learnt about attachment parenting and natural parenting there. I learnt kitchen hacks and Montessori activities for infants. Also I made friends with new mothers who had the same ideals as I…Continue reading Facebook Parenting Groups (Qatar & India based)
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
Dear little girl, I have meant to write this for a little while now. Well, busy with an ever busy toddler 😀 You have blossomed into a lovely hyperactive one year old girl. Alhamdulilah. My heart swells in pride over your every milestone – every step and every word. (…Continue reading Letters to my daughter #6
A different version of the Birthday Chalkboard Poster- Harry Potter theme on Parchment Paper
Qatar is the place where… I spent my childhood. My brother was born. I did my schooling. I made forever friends. I had opportunities to fine tune my public speaking skills. I got my first works published in a newspaper as a child(Peninsula/Gulf times). I spent every vacation during college…Continue reading Qatar.
1 year + 7 months over since I updated this post. 1 year + 7 months , a baby, a new job and a new house later, I still say I have been blessed immensely by Allah for this beautiful marriage. Those lonely, patient years of waiting during my college…Continue reading Beautiful Beginnings