breastfeeding in ramadan

Breastfeeding during Ramadan

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 […]

Review Meissa Silk Ring Sling

Review – Meissa Ring Sling

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 […]

7 books for Muslim moms-to-be and pregnant ladies, Islamic books for pregnancy

7 books for Muslim moms-to-be

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 not […]

Letters to my daughter

Letters to my daughter #7

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 […]

Facebook Parenring groups based in Qatar and India

Facebook Parenting Groups (Qatar & India based)

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 […]

New IKEA Children’s Products – 2016

    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 […]

Letters to daughter from mom

Letters to my daughter #6

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. ( […]

Birthday Chalkboard template, diy, harry potter

Birthday chalkboard Tutorial (Harry Potter theme)

A different version of the Birthday Chalkboard Poster- Harry Potter theme on Parchment Paper

Qatar.

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 […]

Beautiful Beginnings

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 […]

Creator’s creation

This post is part of the A to Z April Challenge. My theme for the month is ‘ Letters to my unborn child ‘. Dear baby, Did you know a pencil cannot be formed on its own? Neither a computer nor a leaf! So there has to be some one […]

Oh tiny little ones of Peshawar…

Oh tiny little ones of Peshawar, My heart breaks today for you and yours. I carry a tiny one inside me, I pray for all the mothers who carried the tiny you. I pray for all the fathers who played with the tiny you. I pray He gives them strength […]

A DUA FOR A JOB AND OR MARRIAGE :) 28:24

A long time ago, I came across this. I hope it helps others as it helped me !